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LeBron James-Warner Bros. partnership fuels speculation of a ‘Space Jam 2’ movie

"Star Wars VII"? "Spectre"? "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2"? "Batman vs. Superman"? "Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip?"

All are sequels, but none is going to be as highly anticipated as "Space Jam 2."

OK, that’s hyperbole (except for the chipmunks movie). But there was quite a bit of excitement Wednesday when Cavaliers star LeBron James and Warner Bros. announced an agreement that, according to Variety, covers “projects in TV, film and original digital content.”

Naturally, people are hoping that means a follow up to the 1996 movie, "Space Jam," which featured Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Wayne Knight and the Looney Tunes crew.

Alex Weprin of Capital New York tweeted this bit of news:

New trademarks for "Space Jam"? LeBron James working with Warner Bros? It all leads to this conclusion:

But not everyone was happy about the news:

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