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Has Lin Gone Too Far With 'Space Jam' Sequel?

Director of 1996 animated classic tells 'Beyond' helmer not to do it

There seemed to be a little bit of magic everywhere when it came to the 1996 sleeper hit "Space Jam." It had Looney Tunes characters like Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. It had a younger and still quite marketable Michael Jordan. And it included a bunch of NBA legends who just happened to be available. But a planned sequel more than 20 years after the fact will most likely fail to re-capture that magic. At least that's what "Space Jam" director Joe Pytka is warning "Space Jam 2" director Justin Lin. "When we did 'Space Jam,' there was a perfect storm of players and ex-player ...
 | May-13-2016 | 
'Beyond' Director To Retread Familiar Territory ... Again

Justin Lin is set to do a sequel to Michael Jordan's 'Space Jam'

It's been 20 years since Michael Jordan slipped on his Air Jordans and showed some Jordan with Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck. Now "Star Trek: Beyond" director Justin Lin hopes to recreate magic again, this time with NBA star LeBron James. Lin is prepping a sequel to the 1996 basketball Looney Tunes film "Space Jam," bringing back all the popular Warner Bros. cartoons, but this time with a new star. He's working with writers Andrew Dodge and Alfredo Botello to develop a script, and possibly have something going for next year. James, the high-profile forward for the Cleveland ...
 | May-2-2016 |