Malcolm D. Lee has replaced Terence Nance as the director of Space Jam 2.

Nance's departure has been described as amicable with the studio and producers having differing perspectives on the creative vision of the film.

Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Duncan Henderson and Maverick Carter are producing the film.

Lee has directed Girls Trip and Night School.

Space Jam 2 is scheduled to be released on July 16, 2021.