'Space Jam 2': Sonequa Martin-Green Joins LeBron James In Sequel, Will Play His Wife
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'Space Jam 2': Sonequa Martin-Green Joins LeBron James In Sequel, Will Play His Wife

Warner Bros.' Space Jam 2 has tapped its second principal cast member.

The sequel, starring LeBron James, has added Star Trek: Discovery and former The Walking Dead star Sonequa Martin-Green, who will portray his wife. The film, produced by Ryan Coogler and directed by Terrence Nance, hits theaters July 16, 2021.

Space Jam sequel has been rumored for years with numerous NBA stars attached.  The original film, starring Michael Jordan, was a big box office hit, grossing over $230 million worldwide. With production set to start this year, the film will be James' first major, live-action film role. He had a sizeable voice role in the 2018 animated flick Smallfoot, and he also had a supporting role in the 2015 Amy Schumer film Trainwrecked. Other NBA stars are expected to star with James in the film, as well.

 

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