Space Jam: A New Legacy Movie

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Space Jam: A New Legacy movie production status is currently Post-Production

October 15, 2019 • Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added. Principal photography began on June 25, 2019 (during the NBA off-season) and production wrapped on September 14, 2019. Surprisingly, director Terence Nance left the project during filming for creative differences and was quickly replaced by Malcolm D. Lee (Night School, Girls Trip).

Who's Involved:

Malcolm D. Lee, Justin Lin, Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Andrew Dodge, Sonequa Martin, Charlie Ebersol, Alfredo Botello, Eric Bauza

Release Date:

Friday, July 16, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

An animated/live-action mash-up Space Jam sequel with Looney Tunes characters and NBA player LeBron James.


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A look at the Space Jam: A New Legacy behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Malcolm D. Lee last directed Night School and Girls Trip.

Producers

Ryan Coogler
Charlie Ebersol
Justin Lin

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Key Facts

  1. A direct sequel to 1996's Space Jam. This time around, NBA player LeBron James toplines the film.
  2. NBA players Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard and Kyle Kuzma; as well as WNBA players Diana Taurasi, Nneka Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike, will all be seen in the film (10/15/19).
  3. The film will shoot in Los Angeles, California (11/22/18).
  4. LeBron James was most recently seen in Amy Schumer's comedy Trainwreck (2015).
  5. This will be a mix of live action and CGI animation.

Filming Timeline

On or about October 15, 2019, the film was in Post-Production status.

Principal photography began on June 25, 2019 (during the NBA off-season) and production wrapped on September 14, 2019. Surprisingly, director Terence Nance left the project during filming for creative differences and was quickly replaced by Malcolm D. Lee (Night School, Girls Trip).

On or about July 13, 2019, the film was in Production status.

On or about September 21, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Terence Nance, who created HBO's Random Acts of Flyness, is on-board to direct.

On or about May 2, 2016, the film was in Development status.

Justin Lin, Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello are scripting. Lin (Fast & Furious 6) will likely direct.

On or about February 21, 2014, the film was in Development status.

Warner Bros. is moving forward with a sequel to 1996 animated/live-action hit Space Jam.

Space Jam: A New Legacy Release Date: When is it coming out?

Space Jam: A New Legacy is coming out in 2021 on Friday, July 16, 2021 (Nationwide release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including Uncharted and Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar.


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