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Space Jam

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Space Jam

1996 American Films with live action and animation|live-actionanimated sports familycomedy film starring basketball player Michael Jordan and featuring the Looney Tunes characters add

Category: Movies & TV

Launched in 1989.

Countries: United States (83%), (8%), India (4%)

Main connections: Looney Tunes, LeBron James, Michael Jordan

Linked to: MCI Inc., Penguin Group, University of North Carolina, The New York Times Company

 

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1989

Because the movie was made after the death of Mel Blanc in 1989, the character voices he originated were performed by other actors: add something


1993

In 1993, at the peak of his powers, professional basketball player Michael Jordan announces his retirement from the NBA to follow in his father's footsteps and turns to a career in baseball add something


1996

Jean Giraud - Giraud made original character designs and did visual development for Warner Bros. partly animated 1996 movie Space Jam

 

B-Real - In 1996 he contributed to the soundtrack for the movie "Space Jam"

 

R. Kelly - In 1996, Kelly released one of his most successful singles with "I Believe I Can Fly", an inspirational song originally released on the soundtrack for the film Space Jam. "I Believe I Can Fly" reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, and No. 1 on the UK charts for three weeks and won three Grammy Awards in 1998.

 

Danny DeVito - In 1996, he provided the voice of Mister Swackhammer in the "Looney Tunes" film "Space Jam"

 

Michael Jordan - Jordan starred in the 1996 feature film "Space Jam" as himself

 

Anthony Miller (basketball) - Miller appeared in the 1996 movie "Space Jam" along with Laker teammates Cedric Ceballos and Vlade Divac and then-coach Del Harris

 

Billy West - Perhaps West's most notable film work came in the 1996 movie "Space Jam"

 

David Falk - The ensuing film, "Space Jam", was executive produced by Falk and released in 1996

 

The voices of the Nerdlucks are provided by Jocelyn Blue , Charity James , June 1996 Melby , Catherine Reitman , and Colleen Wainwright , who provides the voice of Sniffles; the voices of the Monstars are provided by Darnell Suttles , Steve Kehela , Joey Camen , Dorian Harewood , and T.K. Carter add something


1998

In a 1998 interview, he expressed his views that the film was "terrible" and said, as a man who worked with the characters for almost thirty years, the story was deeply flawed add something


2003

On April 4, 2003 the film was released as a 2-disc special edition DVD including newly made extras such as a commentary track and a featurette add something


2011

On February 8, 2011 the first disc of the previous 2-disc edition was released by itself in a movie only edition DVD, and later that same year on October 4, 2011 the film was released for the first time in widescreen HD on Blu-ray which, save for an hour of classic Looney Tunes shorts, ported over all the extras from the 2003 2-disc edition DVD. add something


2014

In February 2014, Warner Bros. announced a sequel, set to star LeBron James add something

 

LeBron James - In February 2014, "Deadline" reported that James would star in a sequel to the 1996 film, "Space Jam"

 

In May 2014, James was quoted as saying, "I've always loved "Space Jam" add something


2015

In the meantime, current NBA players Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan of the Los Angeles Clippers were involved with a readthrough of the original film script with Seth Green and other stars for Funny or Die. Also, in 2015, Nike and Jordan Brand announced a re-release of Bugs' "Hare Jordan" sneakers add something

 

In February 2015, Nike and Jordan Brand announced a re-release of Bugs' "Hare Jordan" sneakers add something

 

In July 2015, James and his production company, SpringHill Entertainment, signed a deal with Warner Bros. for television, movies and digital content after receiving positive reviews on his acting role in "Trainwreck" and speculating a rumor that the production of the sequel to "Space Jam" may actually happen add something


2016

Looney Tunes - Due to the death of Mel Blanc's successors Joe Alaskey on February 3, 2016, Jeff Bergman took over the voices of the various "Looney Tunes" characters add something

 

On May 2, 2016, Justin Lin was said to be in talks to direct the sequel; co-writing the screenplay with Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello add something

 

On December 1, 2016, Bugs Bunny and the Monstars returned in a Foot Locker commercial starring Blake Griffin and Jimmy Butler add something


2017

As of July 2017, Box Office Mojo ranks it as the highest grossing basketball film of all time add something


2018

In August 2018, Terence Nance entered talks in directing the sequel after Lin supposedly dropped out add something

 

In September 2018, Ryan Coogler was announced to produce the film add something


2019

SpringHill Entertainment released a teaser image officially announcing the film, with production set to begin in summer 2019 during the NBA off-season add something

 

By February 2019, after releasing the official logo with a promotional poster, the film studios involved have "Space Jam 2" scheduled for release on July 16, 2021 add something

 

Warner Bros. Animation - On February 22, 2019, A Space Jam sequel, starring LeBron James, is scheduled for release on July 16, 2021

 

SpringHill Entertainment released a promotional teaser image officially announcing the film, with production set to begin on June 17, 2019 during the NBA off-season add something