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Instant Replay: LeBron James, Damian Lillard Featured In Space Jam Movie Trailer

Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers steals from LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers in the first quarter of their game at Moda Center on October 18, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – NBA stars LeBron James and Damian Lillard starred in the first trailer for the upcoming Warner Bros. film, Space Jam: A New Legacy.

The movie’s first trailer dropped on Saturday, April 3.

In the two and a half minute preview, James and former Weber State standout Lillard were among the NBA players shown in the upcoming film.

James is casted as the movie’s main star. Lillard will be among the supporting cast.

Additional NBA players in the film are fellow local Kyle Kuzma, Klay Thompson, Anthony Davis, Chris Paul, and Draymond Green.

The WNBA’s Diana Taurasi, Nneka Ogwumike and Chiney Ogwumike will also be in the movie.

Welcome to the Space Jam!!” James tweeted after the trailer was released. “What in the matrix hell did I get myself into?!?!”

“Y’all feeling the trailer today?? Can’t wait for y’all to see the entire movie!!” James tweeted a few hours later.

Lillard retweeted a pair of tweets mentioning his appearance in the movie.

Space Jam: A New Legacy will be released in theaters and on HBO Max on July 16.