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How Space Jam 2 Created A New Classic


Incredible Facts Behind The Making Of Space Jam: A New Legacy

It may have taken 25 years (and seven years after it was officially announced), but the Space Jam sequel, A New Legacy, has finally hit theatres and found the big screen. Despite Warner Bros planning on making the sequel all the way back in the 90s, due to a number of setbacks (such as Michael Jordan turning them down) the sequel never found its feet, and a number of spinoffs involving Tiger Woods, Tony Hawk and even Jackie Chan were touted, but ultimately shelved. Finally though, Space Jam found their star with NBA legend in the making Lebron James starring as an alternate version of himself, where the world, the toons and his family find themselves in peril. The movie is packed full of laughs, family friendly moments and stunning details and is well on its way to make a lasting impression at the Box Office, even with the global pandemic. But how did this movie come to be? How did the visual effects in it end up pioneering the movie industry? And how did Warner Bros create a new, modern day classic?

In this video we will take a look at behind the scenes of Space Jam: A New Legacy and how the movie was made. How the stunning visual effects where live action and animation were seamlessly blended and how they brought together the world of three dimension and two dimension into one. How the movies star, Lebron James, impacted and influenced the movie around him (and also concerned an on set injury concern). And how they successfully brought the Loony Toons back to the big screen once again. This is how Space Jam: A New Legacy created a new classic.

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0:00 Intro
2:44 Sequel Struggles
6:11 Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
10:01 A New Legacy

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Written by: Aiden M
Narrated by: Michael Keene
Edited by: Ben Bromley

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