LeBron James has confirmed that the long-discussed sequel to the 1996 film Area Jam is about to start filming this summer season.
Throughout an interview over NBA All-Star weekend, James broke the information, in accordance to The Grio. The Los Angeles Laker will take over the lead function fulfilled by Michael Jordan within the unique.
The sequel will likely be produced by Black Panther director Ryan Coogler, who can be set to produce an upcoming movie based mostly on the Black Panther Celebration and activist Fred Hampton.
Deadline stories Daniel Kaluuya is in talks to star in Jesus Was My Homeboy as Hampton, the revered grass-roots civil rights activist who turned chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Panthers group and deputy chairman of the nationwide Black Panther Celebration. In 1969, Hampton and fellow Panther Mark Clark have been killed throughout a raid by a tactical unit finishing up orders from the Chicago PD and the FBI.