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‘Space Jam’ Shocks ‘Black Widow’ With A Slam-Dunk $31.7 Million

Superheroes aren’t usually caught napping. Nor are box-office prognosticators. But neither party saw this weekend’s surprising slam dunk at the multiplex coming. All early projections had Marvel’s Scarlett Johansson-led tentpole, Black Widow, repeating in the top spot for a second straight weekend. But NBA legend LeBron James and a bunch of double-dribbling Looney Tunes characters […]

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Box Office: ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Beats ‘Black Widow’ in Surprise Victory

The Tune Squad ruled over the court and box office charts this weekend. In an unexpected win, “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” which sees LeBron James team up with the animated Looney Tunes crew, dunked on the competition with $31.6 million in ticket sales.The Warner Bros. sequel to 1996’s “Space Jam” sailed past forecasts, which […]

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Set to Dunk on ‘Black Widow’ at Weekend Box Office

Warner Bros.’ “Space Jam: A New Legacy” is poised to steal the box office ball away from “Black Widow” this weekend, with a projected North American 3-day gross of $32 million.The basketball movie, a standalone sequel to 1996’s “Space Jam,” brought in $13.1 million from 3,965 locations on Friday, scoring Warner Bros.’ largest pandemic debut, […]

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US Box Office Preview: Sequels Galore As ‘Space Jam 2’ and ‘Escape Room 2’ Take On ‘Black Widow’

It took 25 years, but Space Jam is finally getting a sequel, while Escape Room gets a less long awaited sequel after just 2.5 years. Space Jam: A New Legacy is the week’s biggest new release, and the NBA/Looney Tunes mashup is another of Warner’s HBO Max simul-releases. Continuing with the summer’s streak of horror […]

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LeBron James and Bugs Bunny Slam Dunk in ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Trailer

After 25 years, Bugs Bunny and the Toon Squad are back!Warner Bros. has released the first official trailer for “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” the long-awaited sequel to the 1996 basketball classic that mixed NBA players with Looney Tunes icons. The film will release theatrically in the United States and on HBO Max on July […]

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Trailer: The Looney Tunes Are Back in Action, and LeBron James is Along for the Ride

Space Jam, the 1996 live-action/animation hybrid film starring NBA legend Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes, was birthed out of a Nike ad campaign. The upcoming sequel, Space Jam: A New Legacy, was seemingly birthed out of a collective nostalgia for that original movie, and the desire to give current NBA legend LeBron James a […]

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Trailer: LeBron James Teams Up With The Looney Tunes In Sequel To ’90s Favorite

For kids in the nineties, “Space Jam” was an event. In 1996, Michael Jordan was a global icon, and the Looney Tunes were still a cartoon staple for kids around the world. Sure, the lens of nostalgia makes it easy to forget that the movie, like Jordan’s acting, isn’t that great, but everyone under the […]

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‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’ Trailer: LeBron James Makes His Slam-Dunk Looney Tunes Debut

Warner Bros. and HBO Max have released the first trailer for “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” the sequel to the blockbuster 1996 comedy that featured NBA superstars alongside Looney Tunes characters. Stepping into Michael Jordan’s kicks this time around is LeBron James, who spearheaded the title’s return under his production company SpringHill Entertainment. Though he […]

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Water Cooler: The Last Dance, Best in Show, War of the Worlds, Magic For Humans, Braven, Looney Tunes, Homecoming, Ilm, Community & More

On the May 22, 2020 Episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to discuss what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. Opening Banter: Ben will return next week! At The Water Cooler: What […]

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