‘Space Jam’ director calls sequel “an uninteresting mess”

“The truth is LeBron is not Michael”

Joe Piatka, who directed the original 1996 film space Jam The film praised its sequel as being so “boring” that it “couldn’t finish it in one go”.

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in an interview with TMZ, the filmmaker said that it took him five separate sessions to finish the film, which he called “an uninterrupted mess”.

Pietka also took aim at the film’s star LeBron James, who he believes doesn’t have the same celebrity appeal that he does. space JamThe star of Michael Jordan was held in 1996.


“The truth is that LeBron is not Michael,” he said, while the sequel lacked “a personal connection to LeBron.”

In addition, the Director said Space Jam: A New LegacyThe treatment of its animated characters is “heartwarming”.

‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’. credit: press

Describing Bugs Bunny in the film, Paitka said he looked like “one of those fluffy dolls you buy at the airport gift shop when your business trip gets too long.”

elsewhere, Space Jam: A New Legacy It has received negative reviews from critics. In its two-star review, Granthshala The film’s label is “not only a mess, but a frenzied mess that is exhausting to watch.”

The film is also being criticized for its redesign of Lola Bunny.


Director Malcolm Lee said, “I had no idea people would be so excited about a bunny not having breasts.” Entertainment Weekly.

“Listen, I understand people don’t want things to change, but I think we need some development with her, not by making her offensive but by making her strong and still feminine.”

He continued: “And, yeah, we had all these other women who were like, ‘Oh, you can’t be strong and have big boobs?!’ Sure you can, but we’re talking a cartoon bunny, not women!”

Zendaya, who voices Lola Bunny, also shared her thoughts on the sermon: “I had no idea this was going to happen! I know for sure we love him, but I had no idea it was going to be as much of a focus as it was. But I understand, because he’s a lovely character. He’s very important, so I get it.”

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