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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

F3PR: HBO Sports and Uninterrupted present an all-new edition of The Shop: Uninterrupted, debuting July 30

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HBO SPORTS AND UNINTERRUPTED PRESENT
AN ALL-NEW EDITION OF THE SHOP: UNINTERRUPTED, DEBUTING JULY 30

Featuring Trae Young, DJ Khaled, Meek Mill,
Jemele Hill, Chase Young, and Paul Rivera

The Sports Emmy® Award winning series The Shop: Uninterrupted returns Friday, July 30 (9:00-9:30 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

Joining Maverick Carter are NBA All Star from the Atlanta Hawks Trae Young; Grammy-winning DJ, record executive and author DJ Khaled; rapper, songwriter and activist Meek Mill; NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Chase Young; journalist and media personality Jemele Hill; and the SpringHill Company’s chief marketing officer Paul Rivera.

In this episode, the all-star group discuss competing against your idols, dealing with conflict, creating leverage and college athletes and the new rule around collegiate athletes being paid.

The Shop: Uninterrupted, staged periodically throughout the year, offers conversation and debate between a unique ensemble of some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment. Past guests include Tom Brady, Jay-Z, Drake, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Lena Waithe, Diddy, Jimmy Kimmel, Patrick Mahomes, Lil Nas X, Will Smith, Megan Rapinoe, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Gronkowski, Stacey Abrams and former President Barack Obama.

The Shop: Uninterrupted is presented by HBO Sports and UNINTERRUPTED; executive producers, LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, Devin Johnson and Philip Byron; directed by Robert Alexander; produced by Kevin McGrail, Brandon Riley and Rob Roediger; co-executive producer, Camille Maratchi; created by Paul Rivera and Randy Mims.


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Sunday, July 11, 2021

Space Jam: A New Legacy--The Experience takes over L.A. Live

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The day before the film's big Hollywood premiere event, Space Jam: A New Legacy took over Xbox Plaza at L.A. Live for "The Experience," a free fan experiencing celebrating the big screen team-up of LeBron James, Bugs Bunny, and the entire Looney Tunes gang. Bugs, Lola Bunny, and the film's director, Malcolm D. Lee, made appearances as guests played various games for prizes, posed at photo stations, and enjoyed entertainment from the likes of the Divas and Drummers of Compton and the Venice B-Boys. Also taking place at the event was the finale match of the nationwide HBCU Xbox Space Jam: A New Legacy--The Game tournament, in partnership with Cxmmunity, a non-profit that works to empower minority gamers and increase diversity in the eSports and gaming fields and community. Facing off were finalists Ihzayah Marcellus from Johnson C. Smith University and Khalil Moss from Fort Valley State University, with Marcellus winning the grand prize, a gold Xbox controller signed by Bugs Bunny.





Khalil Moss and Ihzayah Marcellus, finalists of Cxmmunity's HBCU Xbox
Space Jam: A New Legacy--The Game tournament, with host Krystal Garner
(photo by Michael Dequina)

Ihzayah Marcellus, winner of Cxmmunity's HBCU Xbox
Space Jam: A New Legacy--The Game tournament
(photo by Michael Dequina)

More of my photos from the event are up at Space Jam @ TheMovieReport.com.

Space Jam: A New Legacy releases in cinemas and for 31 days on HBO Max on Friday, July 16, from Warner Bros. Advance tickets are now on sale. For more information on the film, visit Space Jam @ TheMovieReport.com.

(Special thanks to Malcolm D. Lee and BazanPR)


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Friday, July 9, 2021

The Movie Report #1127 - July 9, 2021

The Movie Report

#1127 - July 9, 2021


MOVIES:
  • Black Widow ***

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Friday, July 2, 2021

LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe talk Space Jam: A New Legacy at a Party in the Park After Dark

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Space Jam: A New Legacy star/producer LeBron James as well as co-stars Don Cheadle (Al G. Rhythm), Cedric Joe (Dom James), and voice artist Eric Bauza (Daffy Duck/Porky Pig/Foghorn Leghorn/Elmer Fudd/Marvin The Martian) briefly discussed the film at the special "Party in the Park After Dark" event this past Tuesday, June 29, at Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia, California.




Space Jam: A New Legacy releases in cinemas and for 31 days on HBO Max on Friday, July 16, from Warner Bros. Advance tickets are now on sale. For more information on the film, visit Space Jam @ TheMovieReport.com.


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The Movie Report #1126 - July 2, 2021

The Movie Report

#1126 - July 2, 2021


MOVIES:
  • The Boss Baby: Family Business ** 1/2
  • The Forever Purge ***
  • @zola ***
ON DEMAND:
  • The Tomorrow War ***

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Wednesday, June 30, 2021

The Space Jam: A New Legacy campaign officially kicks off with a Party in the Park After Dark

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With less than three weeks before the film's simultaneous July 16 premiere in cinemas and on HBO Max, Warner Bros. kicked the promotional campaign for the much anticipated, long-in-the-works live action/animated comedy sequel Space Jam: A New Legacy into high gear last night, Tuesday, June 29, with a "Party in the Park After Dark" at Six Flags Magic Mountain. The amusement park in Valencia, California has long had a "Bugs Bunny World" area, making it the ideal location for a celebration for the legendary Looney Tune's second big screen team-up with a pro basketball star, this time LeBron James. Below are the photos James and his production companies The SpringHill Company and Uninterrupted posted on Instagram.











Space Jam: A New Legacy releases in cinemas and for 31 days on HBO Max on Friday, July 16, from Warner Bros. Advance tickets are now on sale. For more information on the film, visit Space Jam @ TheMovieReport.com.


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Friday, June 25, 2021

The Movie Report #1125 - June 25, 2021

The Movie Report

#1125 - June 25, 2021


MOVIES:
  • F9 ** 1/2
  • I Carry You with Me ***
  • My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To ***
  • Summer of Soul (...or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised) *** 1/2

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Monday, June 21, 2021

F3PR: HBO Sports and Uninterrupted present an all-new edition of The Shop: Uninterrupted, debuting June 25

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PRESS RELEASE

HBO SPORTS AND UNINTERRUPTED PRESENT
AN ALL-NEW EDITION OF THE SHOP: UNINTERRUPTED, DEBUTING JUNE 25

Featuring Tom Brady, Kid Cudi, Chelsea Handler,
Draymond Green, Maverick Carter & Paul Rivera

The Sports Emmy® Award winning series The Shop: Uninterrupted returns Friday, June 25 (9:30-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

Joining Maverick Carter are seven-time Super Bowl champion and five-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady; actor, rapper, singer and songwriter Kid Cudi; actress, television host, comedian and writer Chelsea Handler; three-time NBA champion Draymond Green; and the SpringHill Company’s chief marketing officer Paul Rivera.

In this episode, the all-star group discuss the grind of winning, charting your own path, mental health and sports media.

The Shop: Uninterrupted, staged periodically throughout the year, offers conversation and debate between a unique ensemble of some of the biggest names in sport and entertainment. Past guests include Jay-Z, Drake, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Lena Waithe, Diddy, Jimmy Kimmel, Patrick Mahomes, Lil Nas X, Will Smith, Megan Rapinoe, Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish, Rob Gronkowski, Stacey Abrams and former President Barack Obama.

The Shop: Uninterrupted is presented by HBO Sports and UNINTERRUPTED; executive producers, LeBron James, Maverick Carter, Jamal Henderson, Devin Johnson and Philip Byron; directed by Robert Alexander; produced by Kevin McGrail, Brandon Riley and Rob Roediger; co-executive producer, Camille Maratchi; created by Paul Rivera and Randy Mims.


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Friday, June 18, 2021

The Movie Report #1124 - June 18, 2021

The Movie Report

#1124 - June 18, 2021


MOVIES:
  • Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard ** 1/2
  • (Rita Moreno:) Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It ***
  • Luca ***
  • The Sparks Brothers **
  • 12 Mighty Orphans ** 1/2
ON DEMAND:
  • Fatherhood ***
  • Kambili: The Whole 30 Yards ***

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Friday, June 11, 2021

F3PR: SAINt JHN & SZA team up on the latest single from upcoming Space Jam: A New Legacy

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SAINt JHN & SZA TEAM UP ON “JUST FOR ME”
THE LATEST SINGLE FROM UPCOMING
SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY

Space Jam: A New Legacy Official Soundtrack
Available July 9

JUNE 11 2021 -– More brand-new music from the Space Jam: A New Legacy Official Soundtrack arrives today. Adding another double dose of star power to the forthcoming soundtrack, SAINt JHN’s “Just For Me” [feat. SZA] is out now via Republic Records.

Listen to “Just For Me” HERE:


Audiences also recently heard Lil Uzi Vert’s “Pump Up The Jam” and Cordae & Duckwrth’s collaboration “Settle The Score” in the latest trailer for the film.

Republic Records and Warner Bros. Pictures will release the Space Jam: A New Legacy Official Soundtrack in stores and at all digital retailers on July 9, 2021.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.

The first single, “We Win (Space Jam: A New Legacy)” by Lil Baby + Kirk Franklin, has already amassed nearly 5 million and debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Gospel Songs chart. The track unites red-hot multi-platinum GRAMMY® Award-nominated Atlanta rapper Lil Baby with 16x GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum gospel icon Kirk Franklin over a beat from Just Blaze [Eminem, JAY-Z]. This marks the 8th Hot Gospel Songs No. 1 of Kirk Franklin’s career and the 1st for Lil Baby. Inciting widespread critical applause, Rolling Stone praised it as “aspirational and inspirational,” while Vulture raved, “The soundtrack for Space Jam: A New Legacy brought together three legends for a W no one could’ve predicted.”

Stay tuned for the soundtrack lineup and more news about Space Jam: A New Legacy Official Soundtrack.

SPACE JAM: A NEW LEGACY
Welcome to the Jam! Basketball champion and global icon LeBron James goes on an epic adventure alongside timeless Tune Bugs Bunny with the animated/live-action event Space Jam: A New Legacy, from director Malcolm D. Lee and an innovative filmmaking team including Ryan Coogler and Maverick Carter. This transformational journey is a manic mashup of two worlds that reveals just how far some parents will go to connect with their kids. When LeBron and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must get them home safe by leading Bugs, Lola Bunny and the whole gang of notoriously undisciplined Looney Tunes to victory over the A.I.’s digitized champions on the court: a powered-up roster of professional basketball stars as you’ve never seen them before. It’s Tunes versus Goons in the highest-stakes challenge of his life, that will redefine LeBron’s bond with his son and shine a light on the power of being yourself. The ready-for-action Tunes destroy convention, supercharge their unique talents and surprise even “King” James by playing the game their own way.

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 (Green Book, 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.


For more information on the film, visit Space Jam @ TheMovieReport.com.


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