Space Jam: New Legacy star LeBron James responded to the “haters” of the new film.
The much-anticipated sequel to 1996’s Looney Tunes was out over the weekend and proved a box office success after grossing $31.65 million (£23 million) in the US, according to reports. Deadline.
However, reviews have been less generous, with many reviewers taking issue with the large number of product placements.
Responding to reports of the film’s successful opening, James tweeted: “Hello haters!”
Hello haters! 😁 https://t.co/ayPGnBZGQ
– LeBron James (@KingJames) July 17, 2021
In NMEtwo-star rating of New Heritage, we wrote: “Original Space jam the movie hasn’t exactly grown in stature since 1996, but a lot of people have fond memories of watching Michael Jordan and the Looney Tunes crew win the intergalactic basketball game.
“It doesn’t look like this belated sequel won’t inspire the same kind of nostalgia for another 25 years. It’s not just a mess but a crazy mess that makes you tired of watching. “
In other news, recent film director Malcolm D Lee reacted with backlash about the Lola Bunny redesign in New Heritage.
“I didn’t know people were talking about a rabbit without breasts,” he said Weekly entertainment.
“Listen, I understand people don’t want things to change, but I think we need some evolution with her, not by opposing her but by making her strong and still feminine. .”
He added: “And, yes, we’ve had all these other women who have said, ‘Oh, you can’t be strong and have big boobs?!’ Sure you can, but we’re talking about a cartoon bunny, not a woman! “
Zendaya, who voices Lola Bunny, said: “I didn’t know it was going to happen either! I certainly knew we loved her, but I didn’t know it would come to the fore as much. But I get it, because she’s a lovable character. She is very important, so I understand. “
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