Get ready for another LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan debate: Who was better in “Space Jam“?

According to, James is in line to star in the sequel of the 1996 animated/live-action hoops-themed flick. The sons of longtime TV executive Dick Ebersol will produce and write the remake, Deadline reported.

UPDATE: Sources close to James tell ES

PN’s Brian Windhorst, who goes back with James to his Cleveland days, that no movie is planned:

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For those not familiar with the original by Warner Bros.: MJ and friends (including Larry Bird and Charles Barkley) help rescue Bugs Bunny’s Looney Toons pals from intergalactic captors by winning an epic basketball game.

No idea yet what the Ebersols have in mind for King James.