- Report: Avery Bradley to return, Goran Dragic out vs. Denver Nuggets
- Report: NBA officials believe Duncan Robinson will get $15-20M annually in free agency
- Udonis Haslem expresses anger over NBA ‘locking up’ players in hotel rooms due to COVID-19
- Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade reacts to tragic COVID-19-related death of Sekou Smith
- Report: Miami Heat could be without 8 players Wednesday vs. Denver Nuggets
- Miami Heat remember Kobe Bryant with incredible 8-minute, 24-second video tribute
- Dwyane Wade reacts to hilarious photo of him and Martha Stewart
- Video: Kyrie Irving successfully sneaks Bam Adebayo his jersey after Miami Heat-Brooklyn Nets game
- Udonis Haslem says Duncan Robinson is the best shooter he’s ever seen
- Report: Avery Bradley announces exact date he plans to return for Miami Heat
Dwyane Wade Interested in Playing Role in Space Jam 2
- Updated: May 22, 2016
The recent news of a planned sequel to the 1996 film, “Space Jam,” has captured the attention of the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade, who has indicated that he would be willing to appear in the film, if asked.
That request will likely come, considering that Wade’s close friend and former teammate, LeBron James, is scheduled to star in the film. Wade’s interest was first reported by Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel, with Wade indicating that a new generation of players are around to offer an updated take of the 1996 film, which originally starred Michael Jordan.
“I would. I would be interested in it,” Wade said. “Why not?” Obviously the first one was with Jordan and so many great players, so why not have one for this generation if it can be done?”
No timeline has been released as to when shooting would take place. James, whose Cleveland Cavaliers team is currently in the Eastern Conference Finals, released a statement when news of the sequel was originally announced.
“I have a great team that’s handling my affairs off the court. Ever since I signed with Warner Brothers, we’ve been looking to do some things and figure out some things that best fit both sides,” James said. “My team is handling that, and I’m not going to take my focus off what my job is right now, and that’s being in the postseason right now.”
Earlier this year, Wade made an uncredited appearance in the sequel to the film, “Ride Along,” playing himself.