— Updated on 31 July 2021

‘Space Jam 2: A New Legacy’ Has A First Trailer

— Updated on 31 July 2021
Garry Lu
Garry Lu

Warner Bros. has once again reignited the age-old LeBron James vs Michael Jordan debate by dropping the first Space Jam 2 trailer. Starring King James himself and directed by Malcolm D. Lee (Undercover Brother, Girls Trip), this long-awaited follow-up to the classic 90s flick is making one thing very clear: they’re not aiming to recapture lightning in a bottle, but – as the official title suggests – establish something of their own. An entirely new legacy, if you will.

The recent press in the lead up to Space Jam 2 releasing has been a refreshing change of pace given how details have been rather sparse up until now. 15-second Instagram promos and first-look images aside, the first substantial reveal occurred late last year when the plot synopsis was “leaked”:

During a trip to the Warner Bros. studio, NBA Superstar LeBron James and his son accidentally get trapped within a world that contains all of Warner Bros.’ stories and characters, under the control of a malfunctioning, all-powerful force named Al-G Rhythm.

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With the help of Bugs Bunny, LeBron must navigate through a never-before-imagined world filled with iconic movie scenes and characters as they re-assemble the Looney Tunes to rescue his lost son.

Now to get back home, LeBron and the Tunes have to unravel Al-G’s mysterious plan and win an epic basketball game against digital gamified super-versions of the NBA and WNBA’s biggest stars as the entire world watches.

James will be joined by an all-star cast of Don Cheadle as Al-G Rhythm (the evil computer algorithm holding his son hostage), Cedric Joe as a fictitious version of James’ son Dom, as well as:

  • Bugs Bunny
  • Daffy Duck
  • Porky Pig
  • Tweety
  • Sylvester
  • Lola Bunny (who has just been confirmed to be voiced by Zendaya)
  • and more familiar names from the Tune Squad

You can also expect special appearances from other NBA players such as Anthony Davis, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, Damian Lillard, Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Kyle Kuzma; and WNBA players Diana Taurasi, Nneka Ogwumike, and Chiney Ogwumike.

Space Jam 2: A New Legacy will be released theatrically and via HBO Max on July 15th – watch the first trailer above.

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Garry Lu
After stretching his legs with companies such as The Motley Fool and the odd marketing agency, Garry joined Boss Hunting in 2019 as a fully-fledged Content Specialist. In 2021, he was promoted to News Editor. Garry proudly retains a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, black bruises from Muay Thai, as well as a black belt in all things pop culture. Drop him a line at [email protected]


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