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Looks like LeBron James has put together a star-studded cast for his “Space Jam” sequel when it starts filming this summer.
Appearing on the marquee will be Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, and Anthony Davis, plus WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Nneka Ogwumike, according to The Athletic.
Sources: Space Jam 2, starring LeBron James, is expected to feature key roles for Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis and Klay Thompson and WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Nneka Ogwumike. Several more NBA and WNBA players, including Chiney Ogwumike, are expected to play roles in film.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 20, 2019
Shams Charania reported on Wednesday that several other players from both leagues are said to have on-screen roles in the July 2021 release.
Reportedly a basketball court will be built on set, allowing James to continue practices and training while production is underway.