Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Report: LeBron James to star in 'Space Jam 2'

LeBron James wishes to step from behind the shadow of Michael Jordan, but is planning to follow in his footsteps.

Report: LeBron James to star in 'Space Jam 2'

0 comments
Space Jam.
Space Jam.

LeBron James wishes to step from behind the shadow of Michael Jordan, but is planning to follow in his footsteps, according to a report from Deadline.com.

According to the report, James has been tapped to star in “Space Jam 2”, the sequel to the 1996 film that starred Jordan during the peak of his popularity.

Dick Ebersol’s sons Charlie and Willie are reportedly on board to produce the film. The original was a major success at the box office, as it grossed $230 million worldwide and even launched a television series.

The Ebersols are hoping that James — the Jordan of this generation — can be as big a box office hit, or better.

More coverage
Box score: Clippers 98, Sixers 92 (F/OT)
POLL: What should the 76ers do at the trade deadline?
Download FREE Philly Sports Now app for iPhone!
Forum: Does Hinkie have 76ers on right track?
Buy 76ers jerseys, memorabilia, and other gear
Latest Sixers videos

[h/t to Deadspin.com]

0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Pattison Ave. offers an eclectic mix of news and nuggets about Philadelphia sports and beyond. Live chats, analysis, random thoughts, viral videos, odds and ends -- you'll find it all here.

Ed Barkowitz Staff Writer
Bob Brookover Inquirer Columnist
Sam Donnellon Daily News Columnist
Frank Fitzpatrick Inquirer Columnist
Bob Ford Inquirer Columnist
Marcus Hayes Daily News Columnist
Mike Jensen Inquirer Columnist
Dick Jerardi Daily News Columnist
Vaughn Johnson Staff Writer
Mike Kern Staff Writer
David Murphy Staff Writer
Lou Rabito Staff Writer
David Sell Staff Writer
Mike Sielski Inquirer Columnist
Jonathan Tannenwald Staff Writer
Rob Tornoe Staff Writer
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter