REPORT: LeBron James To Produce New ‘House Party’ Movie

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Just hearing the words ‘House Party’ takes many of us to a simpler time when movies made you want to get up and dance, recreating that feeling that you had in your younger years.

LeBron James is trying to bring that good feeling back.

The Cleveland Cavaliers star is reportedly trying to do a revival of the 1990s comedy movie franchise, “House Party.” James is leading the pack among a group of hoops stars leveraging their appeal in Hollywood. 

Via Hollywood Reporter:

“The megastar and his SpringHill Entertainment partner, Maverick Carter, are producing a new House  Party, which will revive the Kid ’n Play–fronted New Line comedy franchise that started in 1990 and was followed by sequels in 1991 and 1994. Atlanta’s Stephen Glover and Jamal Olori will pen the screenplay.

“This is definitely not a reboot. It’s an entirely new look for a classic movie,” James tells The Hollywood Reporter. “Everyone I grew up with loved House Party. To partner with this creative team to bring a new House Party to a new generation is unbelievable.”

Fans can expect a star-studded soundtrack, perhaps even James’ good pal Drake, with whom SpringHill is collaborating on Netflix’s crime drama, Top Boy, and Vince Carter doc The Carter Effect.

“We’re trying out some ideas for musicians to be cast in and to be a part of the project,” says Carter, who adds that a cameo by James, in high demand since his well-received performance in Universal’s Trainwreck, also remains a possibility. “There’s no plan for it now, but he’s a fantastic actor, and if he wants a role, Stephen will find a great role to put him in,” adds Carter.”

For the ones who unfortunately weren’t born to see the original classic:

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