Space Jam 2 Drafts Don Cheadle to Play Opposite LeBron James
Don Cheadle is moving from the Marvel film universe to the Looney Tunes Universe while he's been invited to play in Space Jam 2 . After years of rumors and speculation about the sequel, production finally began following the 1996 classic, as NBA superstar LeBron James was ready to replace the shoes previously occupied by basketball legend Michael Jordan. James will have help from Cheadle as he turns out.
According to a new report, Don Cheadle allegedly signed for Space Jam 2 in an unspecified role. Cheadle has just come out of his role in Avengers: Endgame which has reported up to now $ 2.77 billion in worldwide revenue, making it one of the most profitable films of all time, just after James Cameron . ] Avatar . Cheadle describes James Rhodes / War Machine in the Marvel film universe, role that he played after the release of Terrence Howard after the release of the first Iron Man . Apart from his superhero shenanigans, the actor starred in shows such as House of Lies and movies such as Hotel Rwanda Crash and . More recently, he starred in the series Black Monday on Showtime.
Don Cheadle joins a cast that already includes Sonequa Martin-Green, of Celebrity Star Trek: Discovery who plays LeBron James' wife. Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, Chris Paul of the Houston Rockets and Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors are engaged. On the side of the WNBA, it looks like Diana Taurasi is on board, as well as the Los Angeles Sparks duo, the Ogwumike, Nneka and Chiney sisters. NBA All All Stars?
Terrence Nance, who is behind the HBO film Random Acts of Flyness in the director's chair. He works on a script written by Sev Ohanian, known for his work on Searching as well as on the director of [Pantalonnoir of Black Panther also producer on board the film. after. Other producers include LeBron James on behalf of his own SpringHill Entertainment, along with Duncan Henderson, and Maverick Carter, who also produces for the company. Justin Lin, Sev Ohanian and Jamal Henderson are on board as executive producers. It is interesting to note that Lin, who directed several entries in the series Fast and Furious was, at one point, about to lead.
The details of the plot for the sequel are currently hidden, but it serves Warner Bros. to reintroduce the Looney Tunes to the big screen. The original Space Jam, which was directed by Joe Pytka, remains the most profitable basketball movie to date, having already grossed more than $ 230 million. The film has been part of the pop culture landscape for two decades. Space Jam 2 is scheduled to arrive on the screens on July 16, 2021. We will keep you posted as soon as further details on the project become available. This date had already been reported by Deadline.