REPUBLIC RECORDS & WARNER BROS. PICTURES ANNOUNCE SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY OFFICIAL SOUNDTRACK
AVAILABLE JULY 9
UNVEIL FIRST SINGLE LIL BABY AND KIRK FRANKLIN “WE WIN (SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY),” PRODUCED BY JUST BLAZE
SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY IN THEATERS AND ON HBO MAX JULY 16
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
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Universal Music Canada
Gearing up for the slam dunk movie event of the summer, “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” Republic Records/Warner Bros. Pictures/Universal Music Canada, the country's leading music company, proudly present the Space Jam: A New Legacy Official Soundtrack, arriving in stores and at all digital retailers on July 9, 2021. Meanwhile, the mega-anticipated animated/live-action film opens in theaters across the U.S. and on HBO Max on Friday July 16th. The film will be available on HBO Max for 31 days from theatrical release.
To herald the arrival of the Soundtrack, the first single, “We Win (Space Jam: A New Legacy)” by Lil Baby + Kirk Franklin just dropped today. Listen to “We Win”—BELOW.
The track unites red-hot multiplatinum GRAMMY® Award-nominated Atlanta rapper Lil Baby with 16x GRAMMY® Award-winning multiplatinum gospel icon Kirk Franklin over a beat from Just Blaze [Eminem, JAY-Z].
Stay tuned for the soundtrack lineup and more news about Space Jam: A New Legacy Official Soundtrack.
SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY
James stars alongside Oscar nominee Don Cheadle (the “Avengers” films, “Hotel Rwanda”), Khris Davis (“Judas and the Black Messiah,” TV’s “Atlanta”), Sonequa Martin-Green (TV’s “The Walking Dead,” “Star Trek: Discovery”), newcomer Cedric Joe, Jeff Bergman (“Looney Tunes Cartoons”), Eric Bauza (“Looney Tunes Cartoons”), and Zendaya (upcoming “Dune,” “Malcolm & Marie”).
Lee (“Girls Trip,” “Night School”) directs from a screenplay by Juel Taylor & Tony Rettenmaier & Keenan Coogler & Terence Nance and Jesse Gordon and Celeste Ballard, story by Juel Taylor & Tony Rettenmaier & Keenan Coogler & Terence Nance and Terence Nance. Based on “Space Jam,” written by Leo Benvenuti & Steve Rudnick and Timothy Harris & Herschel Weingrod. The film’s producers are Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Maverick Carter and Duncan Henderson, and the executive producers are Sev Ohanian, Zinzi Coogler, Allison Abbate, Jesse Ehrman, Jamal Henderson, Spencer Beighley, Justin Lin, Terence Nance and Ivan Reitman.
The director’s behind-the-scenes creative team includes director of photography Salvatore Totino (“Spider-Man: Homecoming”), animation producer Troy Nethercott (“Wonder Park”), production designers Kevin Ishioka (“The Mule”), Akin McKenzie (Netflix’s “When They See Us”) and Clint Wallace (upcoming “Eternals”), editor Bob Ducsay (“Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” “Star Wars Episode VIII – The Last Jedi”) and costume designer Melissa Bruning (“Rampage,” “War for the Planet of the Apes”). The music is by Kris Bowers (“Greenbook,” Netflix’s “Bridgerton”).
Warner Bros. Pictures Presents a Proximity/The SpringHill Company Production, a Malcolm D. Lee Film, “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. It will be released in theaters nationwide on July 16, 2021 and will be available in the U.S. on HBO Max for 31 days from theatrical release.
Source Universal Music Canada
May 26, 2021 4:15pm ET by Pressparty