Justin Lin of Fast & Furious fame is tapped to direct, and is currently working on writing the script with Andrew Dodge (Bad Words) and Alfredo Botello. Lin is also hoping to produce the film through his production company Perfect Storm Entertainment.
Replacing Michael Jordan in the starring role will be Cleveland Cavaliers forward Lebron James. This isn’t James’ first run in the acting world. The basketball star also appeared in Amy Schumer‘s Trainwreck, and managed to be one of the funniest parts of the film.
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