We finally have some news about LeBron James’ co-stars for Space Jam 2.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, James will be joined by fellow NBA stars Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and new teammate Anthony Davis. WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Los Angeles Sparks stars Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike will also be featured in the film.
According to Charania, there will be appearances from other prominent NBA and WNBA players.
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
Space Jam 2 is being created by James’ SpringHill Entertainment and is expected to begin filming this summer.
Davis, due to being represented by LeBron’s agent, Rich Paul, has long been rumored to be part of the Space Jam production. Lillard is also known as a LeBron favorite. Both he and Thompson have been reported as players that the Lakers star has privately expressed a desire to play with. Lillard has a history in the entertainment business as a hip hop artist.
Space Jam 2 is set to release in the summer of 2021.