Patrick Patterson pens plea to Hollywood to not make "Space Jam 2"

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patterson-spacejam "Space Jam" is a cult classic for any basketball lover, particularly those under the age of 35, so when news came out a while back that "Space Jam 2" is in the works, a lot of people were really, really happy. Except for Patrick Patterson. The former Cat and current Toronto Raptor penned a piece for The Players' Tribune begging Hollywood not to do the sequel. Patterson, a self-professed movie buff who admits he has a Looney Tunes painting hanging proudly in his home, argues that the original "Space Jam" was so great a sequel would just tarnish it.
I’m a huge movie fan. Movies are a big part of my life. This summer I even had the opportunity to help cover the Toronto International Film Festival for the CBC. So please know that I don’t say this lightly: The original Space Jam is the perfect movie. The. Perfect. Movie. It is a cinematic experience. And that’s why, for the sake of preserving its greatness, we must never try to improve upon it. To make a sequel to Space Jam would be like trying to paint the Mona Lisa again. Sure, you can probably do it, but why the hell would you want to?
Patrick's reasoning is kind of sound and definitely hilarious. Click below to head over to The Players' Tribune to read it for yourself. [Patrick Patterson: Please, Please Don't Make 'Space Jam 2'] And then take a trip back to your childhood and watch the original "Space Jam" trailer below:  

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