The box-office results for Space Jam: A New Legacy has yet to make a splash. Director Malcolm D. Lee of the movie is already thinking of the next movie in the series and is eager to cast wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson for the movie.
The NBA superstar Michael Jordan starrer Space Jam recently had a sequel with LeBron James. In the sequel it’s seen that he ramps up a game of basketball to save his son from AI-G Rhythm, an evil computer artificial intelligence. If there’s another sequel in the series, Lee revealed that the F9 actor would be an “interesting choice”. The possibility of Space Jam 3, Lee in an interview said "I never say never," via ComicBook. However, he also added that the response of the fans will be taken into account while taking any major decision. Lee opened up about the bar been set too high for any actor to match up with Michael Jordan in the first place. When asked about the next global superstar that he thinks might fit the bill, Lee shared that he feels Dwayne Johnson will be suitable. “I'm not exactly sure what his skillset would be, maybe he goes back to wrestling. That might be interesting,” Lee said.
As of now, Space Jam: A New Legacy, is set to release in American theatres and HBO Max on July 16.