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Space Jam: A New Legacy World Premiere

Source: Eric Charbonneau / Warner Bros. Pictures

LeBron James’ Space Jam: A New Legacy, the reimagining of the 1997 cult classic movie that starred Michael Jordan, is here. The stars of the film hit Regal LA Live to celebrate the film’s arrival.

Whether you care or not, we’re heading back to the jam in a brand new way this Friday (Jul.16 when LeBron James‘ remix of Space Jam slam dunks into movie theaters and on HBO Max.

To celebrate the big moment, stars from the film including James, Don Cheadle, Sonequa Martin-Green, Cedric Joe, Zendaya, Ceyair Wright, Harper Leigh Alexander, Xosha Roquemore, Anthony Davis, Lil Rel Howery, Jeff Bergman, Eric Bauza, Candi Milo, Bob Bergen, Kris Bowers (Music), and director of the film, Malcolm D. Lee were all on hand to witness a new legacy of greatness.

Space Jam: A New Legacy World Premiere

Source: Eric Charbonneau / Warner Bros. Pictures

Notable celebrity guests in attendance included James’ lovely wife Savannah and their daughter Zuri, John Legend, Lil Wayne, SZA, Symba, Kash Kool, Joyner Lucas, G-Eazy, Animé, Salt-N-Pepa, who turned back the clock for a performance of their song Hoops that also features Saweetie and Kash Doll off the film’s soundtrack, and many more.

Premiere Of Warner Bros "Space Jam: A New Legacy" - Red Carpet And Pre-Reception

Source: Emma McIntyre / Getty

Space Jam: A New Legacy, which James made sure to point out, is not a sequel to the first film, but a new original story for a new generation that does pay homage to the first movie that “tells of a new legacy, celebrating the importance of family and doing you.”

Where the films are similar is that that they both feature the Looney Tunes lacing up their hooping sneakers and donning their Tune Squad jerseys once again, but this time to follow LeBron’s lead to take on the rogue A.I. AL-G Rhythm’s (Don Cheadle) Goon Squad in a high stakes game of basketball.

At stake is Jame’s son Dom (Cedric Joe), who was kidnapped by the sentient computer program and the existence of the Looney Tunes, who will be wiped from existence if James and his amazing basketball talents don’t come through in the clutch.

Premiere Of Warner Bros "Space Jam: A New Legacy" - Arrivals

Source: Kevin Winter / Getty

Space Jam: A New Legacy arrives in theaters July 16 simultaneously in theaters and HBO Max as part of Warner Bros. deal with the streaming network.

Hit the gallery below for more photos from the big celebration that easily was the biggest event we have seen since outside “opened back up.”

Photos: Emma McIntyre/ Eric Charbonneau/ Kevin Winter/ Getty Images/ Warner Bros. Pictures

1. Premiere Of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” – Red Carpet and Pre-Reception

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: (L-R) Ceyair Wright and Chris Bosh attend the premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,film industry,california,city of los angeles,sunglasses,striped,two people,yellow,text,green color,three quarter length,film premiere,red carpet event,t-shirt,warner bros.,blazer – jacket,black blazer,chris bosh,graphic print,graphic t-shirt,double breasted,yellow blazer,white color,black color,premiere event,white t-shirt,space jam: a new legacy,ceyair wright

2. Premiere Of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” – Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Aminé attends the premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,film industry,california,city of los angeles,film premiere,red carpet event,warner bros.,premiere event,space jam: a new legacy

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Rapper G-Eazy arrives at the Warner Bros Pictures world premiere of “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at the Regal LA Live in Los Angeles, California, July 12, 2021. (Photo by VALERIE MACON / AFP) (Photo by VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images) vertical,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,usa,arrival,red,film industry,blue,california,city of los angeles,film premiere,red carpet event,t-shirt,warner bros.,jacket,graphic print,graphic t-shirt,double breasted,blue blazer,white color,g-eazy,dark blue,coat – garment,premiere event,space jam: a new legacy

4. Premiere Of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” – Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Big Freedia attends the premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/FilmMagic) photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,horizontal,usa,film industry,headshot,smiling,california,city of los angeles,film premiere,red carpet event,warner bros.,big freedia,premiere event,space jam: a new legacy

5. Premiere Of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” – Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Joyner Lucas attends the premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amy Sussman/FilmMagic) vertical,photography,celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,red,film industry,headshot,california,city of los angeles,text,earring,film premiere,red carpet event,shirt,tattoo,warner bros.,pendant,valentino – designer label,short necklace,open collar,white color,two tone – color,joyner lucas,premiere event,space jam: a new legacy

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Klay Thompson attends the Premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) vertical,color image,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,topix,looking at camera,film industry,smiling,california,city of los angeles,males,film premiere,red carpet event,brother,warner bros.,klay thompson,premiere event,space jam: a new legacy

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Garcelle Beauvais attends the Premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) vertical,color image,photography,celebrities,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,looking at camera,film industry,smiling,california,city of los angeles,males,brown,film premiere,shoe,red carpet event,brother,hoop earring,leather,high heels,warner bros.,jumpsuit,pointed toe,long sleeved,tied knot,brown shoe,leather shoe,garcelle beauvais,premiere event,lantern sleeve,space jam: a new legacy

8. Premiere Of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” – Arrivals

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JULY 12: Sandra Jacqueline Denton and Cheryl Renee James of Salt-N-Pepa attend the Premiere of Warner Bros “Space Jam: A New Legacy” at Regal LA Live on July 12, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) vertical,color image,photography,celebrities,arts culture and entertainment,attending,usa,film industry,california,city of los angeles,males,purse,dress,live event,film premiere,multi colored,shoe,mini dress,red carpet event,brother,leather jacket,leather,black dress,high heels,warner bros.,boot,top – garment,pants,jacket,pointed toe,blazer – jacket,black blazer,salt-n-pepa,leather dress,black pants,black boot,leather boot,leather pants,multi colored jacket,multi colored purse,black color,premiere event,box purse,space jam: a new legacy

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Space Jam: A New Legacy World Premiere Source:Warner Bros. Pictures

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