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Space Jam 2: Why Michael Jordan Not Come Back For The Sequel?

Directed by Malcolm D. Lee, Space Jam 2 is a forthcoming movie which has been titled as Space Jam: A New Legacy.  This is an animated sports comedy movie that has been produced by Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Duncan Henderson, and Maverick Carter.  This animated movie has been produced by the Warner Animation Group. It is a follow-up to the movie Space Jam of 1996.

The screenplay of Space Jam 2 has been penned down by Ryan Coogler and Sev Ohanian. The distribution work of the movie will be done by Warner Bros. Pictures. Everyone is so excited about the movie, but there is time in its premiere. We have brought an important update of the movie for you.

Why Is Michael Jordan Not Coming Back For Space Jam 2?

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Space Jam has remained the most adored movie of the 1990s and the second installment of the movie was in works after some time of the release of the first movie. As per the reports, Michael Jordan is not coming for the second chapter of Space Jam. According to Bob Camp, a lie was told to the design artist by a producer that Jordan will be back for the second installment to keep the movie in the development stage.

The movie will have LeBron James as the lead star. Initially, the plan for the project was canceled, but now the movie is in development. The reason for not making a come back in Space Jam 2 has not been given by Jordan, and it is also unclear whether he is coming back for the second installment of Space Jam or not but its because he desired to focus more on his basketball career.

Jordan appeared in NBA March 1995 and also one the final matches three times continuously with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan took retirement in 1999, but in 2000, he made a comeback as part-owner and president for the Washington Wizard’s Basketball operations.

He also returned as a player with his all-new team in the year 2001. But this time, his comeback was not as powerful as the previous one. After his comeback, plans for the development of the second installment were more than over.

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