The official Space Jam: A New Legacy Twitter account has dropped new character posters for the Goon Squad, introducing fans to Arachnneka, The Brow, Wet-Fire, White Mamba, and Chronos. The movie will arrive in theaters and on HBO Max on July 16, where it will be available for a limited time on the streamer in the U.S. only at no extra cost to subscribers. You can check out the new posters in the gallery below!
Space Jam: A New Legacy sees LeBron and his young son Cole, who has aspirations of becoming a video game developer, finding themselves trapped in a digital world by a rogue algorithm named Al-G Rhythm, with the sports star having to lead Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Lola Bunny and the rest of the undisciplined Tunes to victory over Al-G’s digitized players on the court to return home and save the world.
James leads an ensemble roster that includes Star Trek: Discovery star Sonequa Martin-Green as his wife Kamiyah, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier‘s Don Cheadle as Al-G, and Zendaya as Lola Bunny, as well as Jim Cummings, Bob Bergen, Gabriel Iglesias, Jeff Bergman, Xosha Roquemore, Portland Trailblazers’ Damian Lillard, New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis, Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson and Draymond Green, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma, Phoenix Suns’ Chris Paul, Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi and Los Angeles Sparks’ siblings Chiney and Nneka Ogwumike.
Space Jam: A New Legacy is directed by Malcolm D. Lee (Girls Trip, The Best Man) and written by Juel Taylor, Tony Rettenmaier, Keenan Coogler, and Terence Nance.
In addition to starring, James produces the film alongside Black Panther writer/director Ryan Coogler, Maverick Carter, and Duncan Henderson while Sev Ohanian, Zinzi Coogler, Allison Abbate, Jesse Ehrman, Jamal Henderson, Spencer Beighley, Justin Lin, Nance, and Ivan Reitman all executive produce.