The Script For Space Jam 2 Will Get a Rewrite From Ryan Coogler as NBA Stars Can't Join Due To Shoe Contracts

A few days ago it was reported that Space Jam 2 star and producer LeBron James was having problems enlisting an all-star team of NBA players to join the film.

THR now has an update on this report shedding some new light on what is going on and why the NBA players aren’t joining the film. Three players that producers for the film were trying to get on board were Stephen Curry, James Harden and Kevin Durant, but they likely won’t be able to join because of contracts that they have made with shoe companies. The report explains:

As to why shoes matter, Nike is essential to the Space Jam franchise. The 1996 first film was based on the "Hare Jordan" commercial directed by Joe Pytka, who also helmed the feature. That makes the involvement of Curry (Under Armour contract through 2024) and Harden (Adidas) nearly impossible, sources say. Durant, though
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