Foot Locker Ad Pays Tribute To “Space Jam”

Over twenty years ago came “Space Jam,” a blending of live-action basketball players and actors with Looney Tunes characters and a film which saw legendary athlete Michael Jordan lead the Tune Squad in a game against the Monstars.

Talk of a sequel has been floating around for many years with filmmaker Justin Lin (“Star Trek Beyond,” “Fast Five”) cited as a potential helmer for a movie starring NBA MVP Lebron James. Even so, nothing new has happened on that front in almost a year.

Foot Locker is filling the gap today with a new shoe commercial that boasts basketball players Blake Griffin and Jimmy Butler teaming with Bugs Bunny and the villainous Monstars from the original film. Check it out below: