Space Jam: A New Legacy is the sequel of 1996 sports comedy, live-action-packed animated film- Space Jam. In this movie, you will see various characters in real person as well some in their animated form.
The story of Space Jam is about the struggle of a basketball player, LeBron James, who is in an attempt to rescue his kidnapped son teams up with Looney Tunes. In this film, you would see the fictionalized version of LeBron James. The movie also has important roles played by Cedric Joe, Martin-Green, and Don Cheadle.
Space Jam: A New Legacy takes you to the world of Warner 3000 Server- Verse, which is a digital pocket reality. LeBron James, who is an NBA superstar, finds himself in this pocket digital reality world.
Space Jam: A New Legacy Plot- What Is It About?
The story revolves around the struggle of NBA Superstar LeBron James, who finds himself trapped in a digital pocket reality, Warner 3000 server- verse. This digital pocket reality is governed by AI-G Rhythm, which is based on a nefarious Artificial Intelligence.
Dom, who is LeBron’s son, is kidnapped in this virtual reality. Dom, who aspires to become a videogame developer.
The main plot of the film then involves the struggle of saving his son by defeating the AI- G Rhythm’s team, and the game is a super-powered digital basketball match. In this course, LeBron also receives help from Looney Tunes in the quest to win this match.
Space Jam: A New Legacy- Release Date and Where To Watch?
Space Jam: A New Legacy is going for a theatrical release It will be available from July 16th, 2021 in the whole of the United States and Those who are from Los Angeles can already enjoy the film in their nearest theaters as it was released on 12th July particularly in Los Angeles.
Also, the makers are all set to release this movie digitally on the HBO MAX streaming platform, but for a limited number of days, that is of 31 days which will be starting from July 16, 2021, and maybe going up to the mid of August.
So, HBO MAX subscribers can watch Space Jam: A New Legacy at no additional cost, which means it would be part of its already opted-in service.
Spectrum, DirecTV, and Xfinity users who opted for HBO MAX subscriptions can also stream Space Jam: A New Legacy. Also, after some days from the theatrical release of Space Jam: A New Legacy movie would be available for rent on the various VOD platforms.
Earlier, it was said that the film would be released only on digital streaming platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime. But later on, the filmmakers have now considered the current scenario regarding the pandemic-related lockdown as the number of cases in the USA and across Europe very less, so they have opted for theatrical release. The film will also be streaming online on HBO MAX.
Space Jam: A New Legacy- Early Reviews are Out?
Considering the amalgam of all the early reviews that are out till the time are mostly positive. While some believed that the first edition of the film was better than the second sequel. The animated sports comedy film- Space Jam: A New Legacy would not only be loved by kids as well by adults as well. In all the film is worth enjoying, you would love to see the video game version of the basketball game with some real and some animated characters into it.
Space Jam: A New Legacy is filled with Charming Star Casts
Space Jam: A New Legacy has some of the most interesting cast members on the list; the film mainly stars LeBron James as himself, and he also gave his voice his animated form, Alex Huerta as a young LeBron James, Don Cheadle as Al-G Rhythm, Khris Davis as Malik(a childhood friend of Lebron James), Sonequa Martin-Green as Kamiyah James, LeBron’s wife, Cedric Joe as Dominic “Dom” James( The son of Lebron James), Ceyair J. Wright as Darius James, The oldest son of LeBron, Harper Leigh Alexander as Xosha James(daughter of Lebron James),
Besides, apart from that, the film features some of the legends of Basketball as well, like Kyrie Irving, Chris Paul, Draymond Green. Apart from that, Kyle Kuzma, Chiney Ogwumike, and actor Michael B. Jordan have also done a cameo.
Coming to voice artists, the film also features other animated characters such as Bugs Bunny, Lola Bunny Sylvester, Yosemite Sam, Yogi Bear, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and Elmer Fudd. They are played mainly by the voice artists such as Jeff Bergman, Eric Bauza, Zendaya, etc.