Justin Lin has found his next project, directing the upcoming Space Jam 2. Lin is known for his work on Fast & Furious franchise and the upcoming Star Trek Beyond.
Lin, Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello are joining the project which has LeBron James attached to star. Dodge and Botello will be writing the script, along with Lin. Source close to the project explained that the script is in development at this stage.
Space Jam was a live action/animated hit back in 1996. It featured NBA star Michael Jordan and variety of Looney Tunes cartoon characters. This film was a breakout sucess at the box office bringing in over $230 million.
The remake will feature LeBron most likely in a Jordan type of roll. LeBron has been slowly getting into the acting game, appearing in Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter