The Hollywood Reporter published a report today, revealing that the Space Jam sequel has found its script writers in Justin Lin (Fast & Furious 6, Star Trek Beyond), who will be co-writing with fellow Hollywood penners Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello. Interestingly enough, however, the report confirms that LeBron James is the athlete that will be starring in the film.

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The original Space Jam, of course, was the groundbreaking live-action/animation mash-up comedy film starring Michael Jordan and animated character Bugs Bunny, which smashed the box office and grossed over $230 million worldwide. It’s the highest-grossing basketball film of all-time.


Still, not so fast, especially where those LeBron James rumors are concerned. The infamous Brian Windhorst, ESPN reporter and confirmed “LeBron Whisperer,” says that a dotted line has not been signed by Zero Dark Twenty-Three.

Meanwhile, LBJ is prepping to sweep face-off against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, so we may not get confirmation or denial from him for a while.