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LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2' Adds Ryan Coogler to Team

Production is tentatively slated to begin in 2019 during the NBA off season, a report says

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    LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2' Adds Ryan Coogler to Team
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    LeBron James attends the Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez WBC/WBA middleweight title fight at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nev.

    "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team.

    James' production company SpringHill Entertainment tweeted Wednesday that Coogler will produce the sequel to the 1996 movie that featured Michael Jordan alongside Warner Bros.' animated characters.

    "Random Acts of Flyness" creator Terence Nance will direct James, and Bugs Bunny, in the film.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news, production is tentatively slated to begin in 2019 during the NBA off season.