Lee to Take Over as Director on 'Space Jam 2' Lee, who also helmed the comedy movie 'Girls Trip,' takes over for Terence Nance.
According to Deadline, Nance's departure from the project was amicable and over creative differences.
The film, which stars LeBron James, hits theaters on July 16, 2021.
Besides James, Bugs Bunny and numerous Looney Tunes characters, there will cameos by several pro basketballers.
They include Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson, Chris Paul and the WNBA's Diana Taurasi.
'Star Trek: Discovery' lead actress Sonequa Martin-Green also signed on.