Lebron James Hopeful About 'Space Jam 2': "We're Definitely Missing Bugs and Daffy"

On Being a Father
Martin Schoeller

"I have those conversations with my boys," James says, in reference to the recent police shootings of African-Americans in Cleveland. "They have tons of play guns. None of them look real. We have Nerf guns that are lime green and purple and yellow. But I don’t even let them take them out of the house."

 

After weeks of online speculation, the basketball player-turned-actor spoke on a potential follow-up to the 1996 film starring Michael Jordan.

LeBron James really does want Space Jam 2 to become a reality.

When Today asked him for his thoughts on a sequel to the 1996 film starring Michael Jordan -- as well as Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and Tweety Bird -- James said, after weeks of rumors, "We hope so. We're definitely missing Bugs and Daffy and Tasmanian Devil and every last one of them, so hopefully we can do some great things."

Speculation for the sequel began when the NBA superstar and his company Spring Hill Entertainment signed a deal with Warner Bros. Entertainment spanning all areas of content creation. Since Warner Bros. originally released Space Jam, the idea of a follow-up began to circulate online.

makes sense. LeBron's a pretty good actor — he was in the new movie 'Trainwreck,' every time he gets fouled he acts like a baby biting into a lemon for the first time — he knows what he's doing," Kimmel joked."]

After shooting comedic scenes in Amy Schumer's Trainwreck, James wants to continue making movies. "It's a passion of mine. Everything I do, I have a passion about it. If we could continue it, I know I don't have to dribble a basketball and fly through the air to do those type of things."