LeBron James will star in a Space Jam sequel, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Director Justin Lin, best known for his work on the Fast & Furious‚Äč franchise, will direct the film, while Andrew Dodge will write the script.

Rumors of a LeBron Space Jam film have circulated for some time now, with news arriving last summer that James had signed a deal with Warner Bros. (who put out the first film) seeming to confirm that it was coming.

Does this mean that Space Jam Nike LeBron sneakers are on the way? Nike's recently worked with Warner Bros. via Jordan Brand, so a footwear partnership around the movie is a possibility.