The Brief: A film starring LeBron James will be added to the Space Jam franchise.

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Space Jamย was a 1996 film starring Michael Jordan, in which the worlds of Looney Tunes and the NBA collide. Spring Hill Entertainment announced official plans for a sequel starring LeBron James, directed by Terence Nance, and produced by Ryan Coogler.

Although production isn’t set to start until next year, many fans of Space Jam, basketball, and movies are excited: