– Jul 14, 2021 – 01:41:19 PM
The long-awaited sequel to Space jam it is nowhere near reaching the cinema screens and the streaming service of HBO Max. Although there were barely any reviews of the film from professional critics, the film had already been criticized by some fans for one specific aspect.
When the first glimpses of the new movie came. Some fans of the Space jam original was bothered by Lola bunny. And it wasn’t because they didn’t include her or because of the actress who plays her or something like that. The anger happened because the rabbit it now featured a much less sexualized design for the new movie.
Space Jam: A New Era and the changes to Lola Bunny
If you were surprised that people were upset by the less sexual design of a rabbit cartoon, you are not alone. Zendaya, the actress we have seen as MJ in the movies of Spider-man of MCU and who will lend his voice to Lola bunny on Space Jam: A New Era, was also surprised and commented on it.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, the actress of the new Space jam He said: ‘I had no idea what would happen. I definitely know we love her, but I didn’t know it would create as much trouble as it has. But I understand, because he is a character that you love. She is special to many people and their childhoods and they have grown up with her, so I understand that sense of protection.‘.
For his part, the director of the new Space jam, Malcolm D. Lee, also commented on the new design of Lola bunny and the reaction he had. The director mentioned that the decision for this redesign was made to lessen what he felt was a clear sexualization of a cartoon. He also said that ‘I had no idea that people would be so mad that a rabbit had no breasts‘.
Redesign or not, we’re sure this won’t matter in the film’s history. From the trailers we can see that the important thing will be the basketball game and the guests of all the properties of Warner. Maybe even Lola bunny don’t show up so much and look at the commotion it caused. Will you give a chance to Space jam and its new representation of Lola bunny?
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