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Report: Damian Lillard to Co-Star in ‘Space Jam 2’

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Lillard will have a “key role,” according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.

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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard is set to take his talents to Hollywood: Lillard will have a “key role” in Space Jam 2 — a sequel to the original that will star and be produced by the Los Angeles LakersLeBron James — according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Lillard is expected to be joined by Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Diana Taurasi, Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike, and others, per Charania:

Lillard showed off his acting chops earlier this year in an All-Star campaign video for teammate CJ McCollum:

Space Jam 2 is set to premiere July 16, 2021: