Avengers star Don Cheadle is suiting up for the Warner Bros. Space Jam 2
Don Cheadle has confirmed that he will cast in Warner Bros.’ and LeBron James’ ‘Space Jam 2’. The actor recently was seen in Avengers: Endgame as the James Rhodes, also known as the hero War Machine.
Terence Nance will be directing Space Jam 2 which is a sequel to the 1996 hit starred Michael Jordan and featured cameos from a number of NBA all-stars with classic Looney Tunes character Bugs Bunny.
The movie grossed over $230M at the global box office.
The new movie is seen as a reboot of the studio’s classic Looney Tunes stable. Cheadle’s role is being kept under wraps. Black Panther filmmaker Ryan Coogler is producing the new film.
Cheadle was nominated for an Oscar for 2004’s Hotel Rwanda and has received Golden Globes for Showtime’s House of Lies and the 1998 HBO film The Rat Pack.
Space Jam 2 is set to tip off July 16, 2021.