Slam-Jam! On-Air Review of ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on July 15th, 2021, reviewing the reboot of the popular “Space Jam: A New Legacy” in theaters and streaming on HBO Max beginning July 16th.

LeBron “King” James replaces Michael Jordan from 1996 for this go-around, as King and the Looney Tunes characters – including Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Lola Bunny and more – have to suit up again to play basketball against another set of the challenging villains … this time trapped in the internet rather than outer space. The leader of the villain team is Al-G-Rhythm (Don Cheadle), who kidnaps LeBron’s fictional son Dom (Cedric Joe) as enticement.

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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “Space Jam: A New Legacy” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, July 15th, 2021 …

“Space Jam: A New Legacy” opens in theaters and streams on HBO Max on July 16th. Featuring LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Lil Rei Howery, Sarah Silverman and Zendaya. Screenplay by Juel Taylor and five more. Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. Rated “PG

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2021 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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