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AP: LeBron James May Star in Spike Lee Film

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by olliez, Mar 5, 2004.

  1. olliez

    olliez Contributing Member

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    Wow, I guess the dude is taking his career to new high
    :eek:

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    LeBron James May Star in Spike Lee Film
    2 hours, 47 minutes ago


    AKRON, Ohio - Fans who flock to see LeBron James star on the basketball court may soon be able to see him starring on the big screen in a movie directed by Spike Lee (news).


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    The popular Cleveland Cavaliers rookie is in talks with Lee to develop a movie, James' agent, Aaron Goodwin, said Friday.


    "We're still in the planning stages," Goodwin said. "We don't have a script yet. We have a production team in place. Spike has been interested for months now, and LeBron is excited about the project."


    Attempts to reach Lee at his production company, 40 Acres and a Mule, were unsuccessful.


    Lee, known throughout the NBA for his presence in courtside seats at New York Knicks games, directed a series of promotional commercials for TNT's basketball coverage before this season, including one featuring James in a crib with children singing to him.


    Last year, Akron-based producer Joe Marsh tried to entice Lee to direct a documentary on James' rise to stardom. Marsh sued James for $15 million, claiming the player backed out of an oral contract. James' attorney denies the claim.
     
  2. outlaw

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    He Got Game 2
     
  3. AGBee

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    Does this mean LeBron will be in a Lakers uniform soon?
     
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    Let me guess.
    Denzel's character had a child from another woman while he was married, and he didn't know of it until Lebron went to visit him in jail.
    Unlike Ray Allen, he wants a relationship with his father from the get-go and advice since he's entering the NBA straight out of highschool.

    Thanks to his contract with Nike, Lebron is able to pay Johnny C. and crew enough to make a case for him to be released.
    yadda.....yadda........yaddaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.

    STORY AND OTHER CRAP

    Eventually Ray Allen, who now plays for the Lakers and is considered a top 5 player/MVP in the league, has to face his half-brother and the Celtics in the Finals.
    Lots of Drama.............but I won't spoil the ending.
    ;)
     
  6. striker

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    Spike's a big Knick's fan. More likely the movie deal includes a trade to the New York. ;)
     

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