Report: Space Jam 2 Will Star Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis, Klay Thompson, More

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Anthony Davis may have just found a way to make back his $4 million trade kicker.

Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported Davis, Damian Lillard and Klay Thompson will join LeBron James in the Space Jam 2 cast. WNBA stars Diana Taurasi, Nneka Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike are also slated for roles. 

Additional NBA and WNBA players are also expected to be part of the cast.

The film will begin production this summer and is scheduled to be released July 16, 2021. It’s been a long-rumored project that has been years in the making, with numerous starts and stops. The project was first announced in 2014 before going through numerous changes and ultimately finalizing its producers last year. 

The 1996 original featured Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Shawn Bradley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson and Muggsy Bogues in the main cast. A number of other NBA players made

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