Space Jam: A New Legacy star LeBron James has revealed his Tune Squad jersey for the highly-anticipated movie.
The official Twitter account for the LeBron James Family Foundation has shared a video that shows the Los Angeles Lakers star suited up as a member of the Tune Squad. The video offers fans their first look at the design of the new Tune Squad jerseys, which feature a blue and orange color scheme along with the iconic Looney Tunes background logo.
The Space Jam: A New Legacy Tune Squad jersey seen in the video features No. 6, the same number that LeBron James wore during his time at the Miami Heat and the USA National Team. Michael Jordan wore No. 23 for the original Space Jam movie. You can check out the video below.
Would it be the Family Reunion without a special surprise?! @mavcarter gives our I Promise families the first ever look at @KingJames in his @spacejammovie ‘A New Legacy’ jersey! ?? pic.twitter.com/XsPYL1dvcU
— LeBron James Family Foundation (@LJFamFoundation) August 18, 2020
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Released in 1996, the original film told the story of the Looney Tunes’ efforts to win a basketball competition after the beloved cartoon characters challenge alien invaders to a game in order to secure their freedom. However, the aliens steal the talent of professional basketball players and transform into the dreaded Monstars, prompting the Looney Tunes to recruit Michael Jordan onto their team. LeBron James is expected to play a similar role in the Space Jam sequel.
Directed by Malcolm D. Lee from a script written by Ryan Coogler and Sev Ohanian, Space Jam: A New Legacy stars LeBron James, Sonequa Martin-Green as Savannah James, Ceyair J. Wright as LeBron “Bronny” James Jr, and Don Cheadle. Ryan Coogler is also on board as a producer alongside LeBron James under his SpringHill Entertainment label, Duncan Henderson, and SpringHill’s Maverick Carter. Justin Lin, Sev Ohanian and Jamal Henderson are executive producing.
Space Jam: A New Legacy is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 16, 2021. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the Warner Bros. movie and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!