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Sonequa Martin-Green, known for her role as Michael Burnham in Star Trek: Discovery, is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of Space Jam 2.
Reported by Variety, sources claim Martin-Green will play LeBron James’ wife in the sequel to the 1996 classic. Martin-Green has also starred in The Walking Dead, New Girl and Once Upon a Time.
Sonequa Martin-Green in Star Trek: Discovery.
Rumors of Space Jam 2 have been around since 2014, with James and his production company SpringHill Entertainment pursuing the project for the better part of a decade.
Justin Lin, known for his work on the Fast and the Furious franchise, has been attached to direct the project since 2016, but has since been replaced by Random Acts of Flyness’ Terence Nance. Black Panther’s Ryan Coogler will produce.
Space Jam 2 is set to hit theaters on July 16, 2021.
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Colin Stevens is a news writer for IGN. Follow him on Twitter.