LeBron James producing revival of ‘House Party’ franchise: ‘It’s an entirely new look for a classic movie’


LeBron James is taking his talents to Hollywood, and no, it does not mean he is signing with the Lakers (at least not yet).

The three-time NBA champion and his business partner, Maverick Carter, will produce a revival of the “House Party” comedy movie franchise.

“This is definitely not a reboot. It’s an entirely new look for a classic movie,” James told 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.”

The project is another instance of James, 33, expanding his brand and interest into the entertainment industry.

James and Carter, the founders of SpringHill Entertainment — a collaborator with Warner Bros. — will…

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