LeBron James is showing off his basketball skills both on and off the court as he stars in the upcoming film, Space Jam: A New Legacy. The first trailer for the movie shows James playing himself and embarking on a mission to save his son Dom from being trapped in an entertainment server due to his tech skills. As James navigates through various Hollywood films like Wonder Woman and The Matrix, he encounters Bugs Bunny who has been banished and needs to be rescued. With the help of his Looney Tunes teammates, James takes on the Goon Squad and declares, “Let’s end this.” Get ready for an action-packed adventure with LeBron James in Space Jam: A New Legacy.
Check out LeBron James in a sneak peek of the upcoming movie, Space Jam: A New Legacy. This film is a sequel to the 1996 hit live-action movie, which featured Michael Jordan as the lead. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee and produced by Ryan Coogler, the movie promises to be a fun-packed adventure with an all-star cast, including Don Cheadle. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and stories by signing up for PEOPLE’s free weekly newsletter, delivered every Friday to your inbox.
According to James, the upcoming Space Jam movie is one of the largest games he has ever played, if not the largest. He also believes that the Goon Squad is the best basketball team ever assembled in history. Interestingly, James was first approached about a Space Jam remake 15 years ago, but he didn’t feel prepared for such a significant project. The film, titled Space Jam: A New Legacy, is scheduled to release on July 16 in theaters and on HBO Max.