Don Cheadle has been tapped to star in Warner Bros’ Space Jam 2 currently in production.
Cheadle joins LeBron James in the follow-up to the 1996 movie. The reboot of Warner Bros’ Looney Tunes stable is directed by Terence Nance.
The original was a massive hit that starred Michael Jordan and featured cameos from a number of NBA all-stars who starred alongside classic Looney Tunes characters. It grossed over $230M at the global box office.
While the casting has been confirmed, no further details are currently known about his role.
Cheadle currently stars in the 1980s-set Showtime comedy Black Monday. He also starred in Avengers: Endgame, the second-biggest-grossing film of all time. You can see him next in the upcoming sci-fi drama series Don’t Look Deeper for Quibi.
Space Jam 2 opens July 16, 2021.