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Tony Hawk Almost Starred in a ‘Space Jam’ Sequel Called ‘Skate Jam’

Tony Hawk Almost Starred in a ‘Space Jam’ Sequel Called ‘Skate Jam’

It took more than 20 years, but there’s finally a “Space Jam” sequel in the works. According to Tony Hawk, however, the wait was almost much shorter: The skateboarder revealed on Twitter yesterday that he was set to star in a skating-themed sequel a full 15 years ago, but the project was put on hold after a different “Looney Tunes” movie failed at the box office.

“In 2003, I was requested to meet with Warner Brothers about doing a film tentatively titled ‘Skate Jam,'” Hawk wrote. “They were bringing back Looney Tunes with ‘Back In Action’ & then wanted to start on my project immediately. A week later Back In Action bombed & Skate Jam was shelved forever.” Brendan Fraser and Jenna Elfman starred in “Looney Tunes: Back in Action,” the third live-action/animation hybrid featuring the iconic cartoon characters after “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and “Space Jam”; it fared much worse than its predecessors,

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