Pro skateboarding legend Tony Hawk not too long ago revealed that he nearly starred in a "Skate Jam" film, just like Warner Bros' "Space Jam," however plans fell by means of when "Looney Tunes: Back In Action" bombed on the field workplace in 2003.
Hawk posted a idea picture of "Skate Jam" on his social media accounts over the weekend, giving followers a glimpse of what a skateboarding model of Space Jam might have regarded like.
Hawk additional defined on his IG account:
"in 2003, I used to be requested to satisfy with Warner Brothers about doing a movie with the Looney Tunes characters that was tentatively titled “Skate Jam.” Their plan was to convey again Bugs, Taz, and many others into the cinema with a present launch referred to as “Back In Action” after which instantly begin engaged on my venture. I used to be about to go away for a skate journey in Australia in order that they met me at that iconic dome-shaped restaurant in the course of LAX earlier than my flight that night. They have been SERIOUS. We talked about storylines and capturing schedules, they usually casually talked about that I'd get $1 million up entrance for signing on."
"I flew to Sydney that night time with a way of marvel and pleasure; I had by no means met with Hollywood heads and felt so positive about one thing occurring. During my week-long journey, “Back In Action” was launched in theaters and bombed. By the time I bought house, Skate Jam had been “indefinitely postponed” and I by no means heard about it once more. I nonetheless assume it could have been successful contemplating skateboarding’s recognition on the time, and the reverence youngsters (now younger adults) had for Space Jam. This drawing was given to me at a skate demo that Looney Tunes sponsored years earlier than our film talks started; with Marvin fittingly on a hoverboard."