• ‘Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler gets the assist on LeBron James' ‘Space Jam 2'

    1 month ago - By Digital Trends

    LeBron James has brought on Black Panther director Ryan Coogler to produce his upcoming Space Jam sequel, with Terence Nance attached to direct the film. Space Jam 2 is expected to begin production in 2019.
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  • Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James' Space Jam

    Black Panther director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James' Space Jam

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Black Panther director Ryan Coogler has more than a few projects on his plate, and he's just signed up for another: he's producing the upcoming Space Jam sequel starring LeBron James.
    The original Space Jam was a live-action / animation hybrid that came out in 1996. It featured Michael Jordan, as himself, getting recruited by Bugs Bunny to help a basketball team made up of Looney Tunes characters defeat their animated sports nemeses: a team called The Monsters. Along with the familiar animated characters, the movie also featured numerous cameos from Jordan's basketball contemporaries, and...
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  • Ryan Coogler Refresher: Get to Know Black Panther's Director

    Ryan Coogler Refresher: Get to Know Black Panther's Director

    1 month ago - By Geek

    Coogler's past movies give us hope for his vision of Wakanda.
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  • Black Panther's Ryan Coogler producing Space Jam sequel - CNET

    Black Panther's Ryan Coogler producing Space Jam sequel - CNET

    1 month ago - By CNET

    He shoots, he scores! LeBron James has enlisted the Marvel director to work on the long-awaited comedy follow-up.
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  • Black Panther Director To Produce Space Jam Sequel

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Ryan Coogler, fresh off the smash success of Black Panther , has been attached to produce the Warner Bros. project Space Jam. The film is set to star LeBron James as a follow-up to the 1996 movie of the same name. That one starred Michael Jordan alongside an animated cast of Looney Tunes characters in a high-stakes basketball tournament. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the tentative production schedule is set to begin in 2019. Coogler joins director Terence Nance. James himself has been attached as the new equivalent of Jordan for quite some time, but this will be his first starring...
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  • BLACK PANTHER Director Ryan Coogler Set to Produce SPACE JAM 2

    1 month ago - By GeekTyrant

    Space Jam 2 continues to move forward with the addition of Black Panther director Ryan Coogler as a producer on the long-awaited film. Coogler is partnering up with LeBron James , who is also a producer in the film and is also going to star in it. It was also announced that Terence Nance , creator of HBO's Random Acts of Flyness and director of the experimental film The Oversimplification of Her Beauty , will direct. Production on the Warner Bros. film is tentatively slated for 2019, during the NBA offseason. After the success of Black Panther , Coogler is one of the most sought after...
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  • Black Panther Director Producing New Space Jam Starring LeBron James

    Black Panther Director Producing New Space Jam Starring LeBron James

    1 month ago - By GameInformer

    A sequel to Space Jam , the 1996 Looney Tunes movie starring basketball superstar Michael Jordan, has been tossed around for the last 20 years. Now, Hollywood Reporter is stating that the movie is not only coming, but it is being produced by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler and that NBA star, three-time champion, and new Los Angeles Laker LeBron James is set to star.
    The original Space Jam was made after Michael Jordan retired from basketball abruptly and began playing baseball instead. The movie was set during his 17-month retirement, where Looney Tunes characters Bugs Bunny, Daffy...
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  • Lebron James is making a sequel to 'Space Jam' and the director of 'Black Panther' is involved

    Lebron James is making a sequel to 'Space Jam' and the director of 'Black Panther' is involved

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Lebron James is making a sequel to "Space Jam" with Ryan Coogler, the director of Marvel's "Black Panther," according to The Hollywood Reporter.
    James will star in the film, while Coogler will produce it.
    "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is set to produce a sequel to "Space Jam" starring Lebron James, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
    James will act in the sequel to the 1996 film that starred Michael Jordan alongside Bugs Bunny in a live-action animated comedy.
    Terence Nance, the creator of the HBO sketch comedy series "Random Acts of Flyness," will direct the film.
    According to...
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