Finally, Space Jam 2: a new legacy, sequel to the hit 1996 feature film starring Michael Jordan, It was presented to the liking of nostalgic fans.
For this occasion, the guest player is LeBron James, who will join Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes to defeat the Goons, the new villains of the plot.
Easter eggs and cameos in Space Jam 2
With Dom captured, Lebron James must defeat the Goon Squad to save his son and escape the Serververse. To do so, he must gather the Toon Squad, which includes Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Lola Bunny, Marvin the Martian, Porky, the Road Runner and supporting members of the Looney Tunes.
Once the plot enters the Serververse, this is where the parade of classic characters really begins. On screen we see members of The Wizard of Oz, 1939, MGM film but now owned by Warner, a nod to Casablanca and, of course, references to Game of thrones and Harry Potter.
If you are one of those with a good eye, you will have noticed The Drugs from A Clockwork Orange and even a nun from Ken Russell’s The Devils. On the other hand, we have members of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Exorcist and Pennywise from It.
Hanna-Barbera characters in Space Jam 2
Hanna-Barbera fans also had their favorite characters. From the classics Pierre Nodoyuna and Patan to Penelope GlamorThey are joined by the famous The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Don Gato and more. Scooby Doo and members of the Mystery Machine and The Jetsons were also present.
With HBO under the command of Warner Media, not only Tony Soprano of The Sopranos was at Space Jam, Drogon from Game of Thrones, as well as Westeros, which is one of the worlds in the Serververse, Were included. Gandalf, Frodo and Gollum from The Lord of the Rings also appear in the animated film.
Themiscira and Wonder Woman
In the tape, we see James arrive at Wonder Woman’s house, Themiscira, while he is recruiting his squad, and it is there that he meets Lola Bunny. For this version, the character is an Amazon warrior.
DC Comics cameos
With Lebron and Bugs Bunny arriving in Metropolis, home of Superman, the film also presents us with nods to a Joker from the sixties and nineties, Catwoman, a version of Danny DeVito’s penguin, Flash, Aquaman, Harley Quinn, Bane and Riddler.
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