'Space Jam' Director Is Not A Fan Of The Sequel

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Joe Pytka, the director of the original 1996 Space Jam, says he is not so keen on the new version starring LeBron James. 

According to TMZ, it took Pytka "5 separate sessions to complete its 2-hour runtime."

According to the outlet, he said that "when Space Jam was made in 1996, MJ wasn't just the best basketball player ... he was the biggest celebrity in the world." 

While he said that LeBron a great he reportedly added,, "the truth is that LeBron ain't Michael."

Despite the criticism, the movie made $32 million weekend at the box office. LeBron has other reasons to smile. Feedback on social media is mixed. Some praised the movie while other felt it fell short.

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He is close to being the first NBA player to earn $1 billion in career earnings while still active. Jordan fell short of $1 billion during his playing career, even adjusted for inflation.