New Space Jam is an animated sports comedy film by Malcolm D. Lee. Also, it is a sequel to the 1996 Space Jam with Looney Tunes characters. The film is a combination of CGI effects as well as hand-drawn characters. The film stars LeBron James, Cedric Joe. As well as Sonequa Martin-Green, Khris Davis and Don Cheadle. However, there are also unforgettable Looney Tunes. Speedy Gonzales, Bugs Bunny, Sylvester, and many others.
Gabriel Iglesias borrowed the voice of Speedy Gonzales. However, Eric Bauza is responsible for the characters Tweety Bugs Bunny, Marvin the Martian, Daffy Duck. Foghorn Leghorn and Sylvester are even more interesting with Jeff Bergman. In the end, Kath Soucie surely had fun as Lola Bunny.
Even though the film supposed to release in 2014, it happened a few years later. Despite the problems at the beginning of filming, the project ended with high expectations. However, is LeBron James a worthy replacement for Michael Jordan?
The NBA star is teaming up with Bugs Bunny and the rest of the team in a long-awaited sequel. LeBron and his son are trapped in the digital universe. Furthermore Bugs and Lola Bunny can help them. It will be a fight against A.I. digital champions. In other words Tunes vs. Goons with the highest stakes. In conclusion, the end of the game will determine the bond between the basketball player and his son.
New Space Jam movie fun facts
Although many wanted Michael Jordan in another film, he refused. That’s why LeBron James is the new main character in this somewhat silly piece. LeBron confirmed several times he is a big fan of Space Jam. Justin Lin retired from the project due to the filming of Fast & Furious 10.
Giannis Antetokounmpo star of the Milwaukee Bucks declined an invitation to be in the film. However, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard are part of the star cast. Jeff Gordon driver for NASCAR was supposed to be one of the main actors of “Race Jam”. Even though the project failed, Gordon is part of the last film. In the movie Looney Tunes: Back in Action, a famous racer also appears.
In conclusion, Michael Jordan was a great addition to the film from the 90s. Although he is not an actor, he was more than successful. As much as he showed flaws in acting, it was sympathetic on the other hand. However, it is not clear what will many think about LeBron. He will probably be a full hit for the newer generation. But will those who grew up with the original film think the same about him?