Space Jam: New Legacy in theaters and HBO Max on Friday, and while trong reviews for movies that generally range from “it’s not great” to “there’s no situation in which you should watch this”, there was a cameo during the big game break between Tune Squad and Goon Squad even It’s even quite funny if, quite frankly, we should all probably see coming.
[It goes without saying, but we’re about to dive into some spoilers]
With LeBron James et al. defeated by Don Cheadle’s virtual team Monsters villain, a much-needed halftime pick-me-up comes from Sylvester, who claims he’s found Michael Jordan to talk to. The team lost, and then a notable person also named “Michael Jordan” – Michael B. Jordan – entered. What followed was a series of groans and Jordan froze.
It’s one of the best moments of the movie, and in an interview with ET, producer Sev Ohanian explains that is obvious.
“Look, if you’re going to have a Michael Jordan in your movie, you’re going to want Michael A. Jordan, right? The Jordan,” producer Sev Ohanian told ET. “But if you had a chance to get your hands on this incredible prank that has been more than 25 years in the making, how could you not? It’s the most amazing, perfect addition to the film, and honestly, I can’t wait to go to the theater and see the audience experience the film firsthand.”
“It’s a great way to pay tribute to MJ [and] make sure the audience knows how important he is to us and this movie and these characters,” Ohanian explained. “At the same time, once people hear the joke, they love the concept and it’s all true.”
The guy who won six rings and starred in the first time Space jam Not in the movies, but hey, sometimes you just have to act.
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