LeBron James to Star in Fantasy Basketball Camp

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LeBron James has proven he can dominate the basketball court.

As for the big screen? Movie fans will soon find out.

The NBA star has signed on to appear as himself in the upcoming comedy Fantasy Basketball Camp. In the film, five average basketball fans attend James' Las Vegas fantasy camp and end up drawing the Cavaliers legend into their personal problems.

LeBron James

"I initially sought LeBron out because my 8-year-old son, Thomas, and I were just dying to meet him, but I felt that beyond being one of the world's great superstar athletes, here was someone so relaxed and comfortable with himself that he would have the capability to be that way onscreen," said producer Brian Grazer. "Later, when I watched him host Saturday Night Live, and saw his advertising work, it was clear he can do this."

LeBron isn't the first basketball player to star in a movie, of course.

Michael Jordan took on cartoon in Space Jam and Shaquille O'Neal has taken on terrible acting in multiple roles.

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