There’s nothing like swapping parenting stories with fellow moms and actress, Sonequa Martin-Green, from the film Space Jam: A New Legacy to make you feel like you aren’t alone. You may know her from Start Trek: Discovery, The Walking Dead and Once Upon A Time but now you’ll see her in Space Jam: A New Legacy.

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In addition to swapping parenting stories, she also shared why she loved working on this film. what it’s like working on an animated film and the importance of family.

  • “Here we are furthering the legacy of this classic and I think it’s really impressive.” – Sonequa Martin-Green
  • “I absolutely adored the original film. I was 11 when it came out. It was a big deal in my home.” – Sonequa Martin-Green
  • “At the root of it all is this family, and learning how to sacrifice for your family and learning how to love your family, as their authentic selves.”
  • “I think the most difficult part is just rounding out the world for yourself in your mind’s eye…You have to employ your imagination to such a degree that it really does take mental fortitude….You have to keep it alive for yourself, and so it takes a lot of focus.”

You can catch Space Jam: A New Legacy in theaters and streaming exclusively on HBO Max on July 16, 2021!

About 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 profes-sional basketball stars as you’ve never seen them before. It’s Tunes versus Goons in the high-est-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.