The second edition of the hit movie Space Jam is set to hit theaters on July 16. It will star Los Angeles Lakers forward, LeBron James. The original movie starred Hall of Famer Michael Jordan so you already know it will be heavily scrutinized and used as another talking point in the GOAT debate.
Jordan’s original Space Jam cast featured Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, and a host of other NBA stars.
Yesterday, the official trailer released and James Started rolling out the cast of the sequel to the star-studded film. It features Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Diana Taurasi, and Nneka Ogwumike who will play the members of the “Goon Squad” that James faces in the movie.
However, it is possible that James may be saving a surprise for fans as he failed to mention one Brooklyn Nets star who is on the cast list.
— Space Jam: A New Legacy (@spacejammovie) April 3, 2021
.@Dame_Lillard @AntDavis23 @KlayThompson @DianaTaurasi @Nnemkadi30 THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for taking time out of your busy schedules, trusting me and playing a huge part of Space Jam: A New Legacy!! Means a lot! 🙏🏾✊🏾💪🏾👑 @spacejammovie
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 4, 2021
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Kyrie Irving Listed on Space Jam 2 Casting List
This would not be Kyrie’s first time on the big screen. Irving starred in a film of his own Uncle Drew in the summer of 2018 which featured Shaquille O’Neal, Lisa Leslie, Tiffany Haddish, and a host of other stars.
The movie was amazing as it started as just an alter ego for Irving in a 2012 Pepsi commercial during his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving will be in Space Jam 2 according to casting list. pic.twitter.com/Bibnv0LxFy
— 👑 Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson 📍 (@ScoopB) April 3, 2021
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