Michael Jordan doesn’t appear in Space Jam: A New Legacy, although there was an idea for a potential cameo in a post-credits scene that didn’t come to pass. However, Space Jam: A New Legacy ingeniously manages to get “Michael Jordan” to show up in the film in a completely unexpected and hilarious way.
Does Michael Jordan make a cameo in the new Space Jam?
The big question going into New Legacy was, will original Space Jam star Michael Jordan make an appearance? For a moment during the film, it looked like the answer was going to be yes. And technically, it did end up being yes. … There’s no other movie where you could play this joke.
Is Michael Jordan’s Real Kids in Space Jam?
Although Michael Jordan’s real kids were not in the film, their names (Jeffery, Marcus, and Jasmine) were used. … To keep Michael Jordan happy while filming, Warner Bros. built him an actual basketball court on the set, so he could use it whenever he could on breaks.
Are the Monstars in Space Jam 2?
The Monstars didn’t have much of a role in Space Jam: A New Legacy, but their cameo did serve as a fun tribute to the original. And, it served as further proof that Space Jam is in-canon with the second movie. Though Space Jam 2 feels very much like a new story, there are hints that the two films are connected.
Did Michael Jordan play in Space Jam?
A writer adored the basketball-Looney Tunes mash-up as a boy. Watching the movie again after his father died, he felt the movie resonate in a surprisingly deeper way. In “Space Jam,” Michael Jordan plays himself, here talking with Eric Gordon, who plays his son.