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Old 02-23-14, 04:19 PM
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Re: Space Jam 2 in the works (2015/16) starring Lebron James

I like to think that Space Jam already had a sequel: Zombieland. Bill Murray played the same character in both movies.
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Old 02-23-14, 04:35 PM
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I'm not an NBA follower but even I can tell that James doesn't have the appeal that Jordan did.
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Yes, I don't mean his athletic ability but if he has the star power like Jordan did. Plus to my admittedly uneducated eyes I don't think LeBron is as "family friendly" as Jordan either.
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Old 02-23-14, 06:12 PM
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Yeah that's why they should've gone with Kobe for the "darker sequel".
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Didn't realize how many people hated LeBron James.

I mean Geez, would you all rather have Kevin Durant or Carmelo?

I realize a lot of the posters in Movie Talk probably aren't NBA fans, but LeBron is 2-time NBA champion and probably the biggest star of the NBA right now.
Lebron is pretty much hated everywhere but Miami.
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Old 02-23-14, 06:29 PM
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Kobe avoids rape allegations, infidelity and negative publicity by shooting heroin and watching Looney Toons. The hallucinations start innocently. But the trip goes bad and he's tasked with finding his way back - by winning a Looney Toons basketball tournament.

If someone can produce this, I will write it.
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Old 02-23-14, 07:38 PM
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Yeah that sounds good. I'll try to produce it via kickstarter.
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Old 02-23-14, 11:43 PM
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Didn't realize how many people hated LeBron James.

I mean Geez, would you all rather have Kevin Durant or Carmelo?

I realize a lot of the posters in Movie Talk probably aren't NBA fans, but LeBron is 2-time NBA champion and probably the biggest star of the NBA right now.
I don't hate or love LeBron James but I don't think he's a Michael Jordan in the slightest bit. Definitely doesn't seem as likable and after the drama he created a couple years ago when he switched over to the Heat and some of his actions since I just don't care for the guy's personality. He's a good basketball player but just not someone I really like.
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Old 02-24-14, 09:55 AM
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Re: Space Jam 2 in the works (2015/16) starring Lebron James

Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
Didn't realize how many people hated LeBron James.

I mean Geez, would you all rather have Kevin Durant or Carmelo?

I realize a lot of the posters in Movie Talk probably aren't NBA fans, but LeBron is 2-time NBA champion and probably the biggest star of the NBA right now.
Really? I don't see how you work in Sports, spend time in the Sports forum, and not know that.
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Old 02-24-14, 12:32 PM
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I"ll be this will sell a TON of tickets in Cleveland.
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Old 02-24-14, 12:48 PM
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Really? I don't see how you work in Sports, spend time in the Sports forum, and not know that.
I don't hate the guy personally. I did dislike the drama he created with his move to Miami. But, he's probably the most talented all around player in the NBA right now. With Kobe being on the downside of his career, he's probably the biggest star in the NBA right now & still in this prime. Plus, he's never had any off court problems from what I recall.

I know he's hated in Cleveland and probably most East coast NBA cities outside of Miami.

Jordan wasn't Mr. Perfect. It was revealed that he was a constant philanderer and had a gambling problem.

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I don't hate the guy personally. I did dislike the drama he created with his move to Miami. But, he's probably the most talented all around player in the NBA right now. With Kobe being on the downside of his career, he's probably the biggest star in the NBA right now & still in this prime. Plus, he's never had any off court problems from what I recall.

I know he's hated in Cleveland and probably most East coast NBA cities outside of Miami.

Jordan wasn't Mr. Perfect. It was revealed that he was a constant philanderer and had a gambling problem.
His talent and him being the biggest star and being in his prime is completely irrelevant to this. No one denies how good he is, just how likable he is.
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Old 02-24-14, 01:34 PM
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Jordan wasn't Mr. Perfect. It was revealed that he was a constant philanderer and had a gambling problem.
Jordan wasn't perfect but still came across as a more likable figure.
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Originally Posted by DJariya View Post
I don't hate the guy personally. I did dislike the drama he created with his move to Miami. But, he's probably the most talented all around player in the NBA right now. With Kobe being on the downside of his career, he's probably the biggest star in the NBA right now & still in this prime. Plus, he's never had any off court problems from what I recall.

I know he's hated in Cleveland and probably most East coast NBA cities outside of Miami.

Jordan wasn't Mr. Perfect. It was revealed that he was a constant philanderer and had a gambling problem.
Yeah, but whether you hated him yourself or his actual talent wasn't what I was getting at. It's that anyone that follows the NBA shouldn't be surprised that Lebron is widely hated.
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Old 02-24-14, 03:37 PM
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I wish they'd make a sequel to Loony Toons: Back In Action instead.
Me, too. That was a fun movie.
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Old 02-24-14, 05:41 PM
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Are basketball skills really relevant in an animated movie? Is that really the argument?

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His talent and him being the biggest star and being in his prime is completely irrelevant to this. No one denies how good he is, just how likable he is.
Exactly. He comes across as a complete asshole.

Kobe seems like a better choice.
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Old 02-24-14, 07:45 PM
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Space Jam 2 with Lebron? No

Space Pass(or whatever football term) with Peyton Manning? Yes

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Old 02-25-14, 08:15 AM
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Kobe seems like a better choice.
I agree. Watching Kobe in interviews and late night shows you can see he has a fun off the court personality. I think that works better when it comes to making movies.

Overall I just don't think the NBA personalities are as good as they were in the 90's. So even though I think Kobe is a better choice, I don't think he'd be as good as Jordan was.

They're better off changing sports and going for baseball or football. Derek Jeter is a big name who will be out of a job soon. Peyton Manning would be good as well.
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Old 02-25-14, 09:56 AM
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I don't think any basketball player is a good choice right now. I don't like Lebron, but honestly he's the only one right now that could do something like this. Even as a huge Lakers fan, Kobe's past issues make him a poor choice, to be honest.
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Jordan was widely known among tons of people who didn't give a shit about basketball. And possibly well-liked among them also. To be honest, I don't remember, but I do remember taking my daughter and her friends to see SPACE JAM. And it was a packed house. Whether it was Jordan or the Looney Tunes stars or a combination of both, SPACE JAM was a hit. Nobody mentioned in this thread as a replacement or possible replacement for Jordan in SPACE JAM 2 has anywhere near that cachet.
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There was a time when Tiger Woods would have been a good choice for this sort of thing.
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LeBron James signs deal with Warner Bros., fueling speculation of Space Jam sequel: http://deadspin.com/lebron-jamess-sp...ity-1719561685
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Old 07-22-15, 03:15 PM
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James would work as the master villain, though no way he does that to his image.

Jordan was well liked, but that was in an age where there wasn't constant media pressure that would reveal his gambling issues and insane competitiveness. Now everyone either has some level of backlash or is kinda bland. Honestly I'd think Blake Griffin would do well in a comedy, but he's got a legion of haters as well.
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Time to root for the monsters to win.
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