LeBron James, ‘Black Panther’s’ Ryan Coogler Team Up for ‘Space Jam’ Sequel
“Black Panther” director Ryan Coogler has come on board as a producer on Warner Bros.’ “Space Jam” sequel, starring LeBron James.Coogler’s attachment comes in the wake of the blockbuster success of “Black Panther,” which grossed more than $1.3 billion worldwide.
He also directed “Creed” and “Fruitvale Station,” and is an executive producer on the upcoming “Creed II.”Terence Nance, creator of the HBO show “Random Acts of Flyness,” is directing the untitled sequel.
His credits include “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty,” “Swimming in Your Skin Again,” and “Univitillen.”The movie marks James’ first major acting role.
He played himself in the 2015 Amy Schumer-Bill Hader comedy “Trainwreck.”Rumors of a “Space Jam” follow-up first emerged in 2015 when James and his company, SpringHill Entertainment, signed a deal with Warner Bros.
Justin Lin was in talks to direct in 2016, but that deal did not go through.SpringHill announced Coogler and
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