There's little question that Jimmy Fallon loves rapping, fake music videos, invented sporting events, and asking his 'Tonight Show' guests to help him combine all of the above into its own unique blast of '80s-tinged goodness and oddly catchy lyrics (if you count a single line as "lyrics"). That doesn't seem to be abating in his second week as host on the venerable late show, as basket-baller LeBron James popped up for a game of Wastepaper Basketball.
LeBron James has long been compared to Michael Jordan as he's one of the most gifted players in basketball today. Those comparisons will now extend to cinema as James has signed on for 'Space Jam 2,' a sequel to the film that had MJ playing basketball with Bugs Bunny and the other members of the Looney Tunes.
This life affords us some unusual headlines in our inboxes, from spending Comic-Con nights in a 'Star Wars' dog cantina to entrepreneurs that can't spell the world "tweet," but suffice to say, LeBron James starting a Starz sitcom got our attention. The controversial Miami Heat star has partnered with a famous 'Cosby Show' producer for a new half-hour comedy on Starz, the details of which are too surprising and strange to ignore.
Children of the 90s remember Michael Jordan for his amazing skills on the basketball court... that and the goofy Bugs Bunny movie 'Space Jam.' Almost twenty years later there's another basketball superstar, LeBron James, who believes he should get a shot at starring in a 'Space Jam 2.'