Last week, Warner Bros. then finally the first trailer free for Space Jam: A New Legacy. It showed quite a striking world, full of figures from many Warner Bros. properties.
We see that in the trailer Space Jam 2 partly shows characters from the Warner Bros. catalog, in addition to the Looney Tunes. So at one point we also see the Droogs on the edge of a basketball court Stanley Kubricks dark classic A Clockwork Orange stand.
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The Droogs is a group of ultra-violent street criminals who commit violence for the sake of violence. Not because they are directly looking for profit or something like that, but because they can.
The fact that they are there does not fit well into the franchise for many people on social media. Some people therefore subtly point out that Pepé le Pew was considered unsuitable for the film (as a racist character), and that the violent criminals are suitable.
It’s really funny that Warner Bros just wanted to throw in a bunch of cinematic properties in the new Space Jam, like who thought it was a good idea to put Game of Thrones and Clockwork Orange characters in a cartoon movie about basketball
— Chaotic Reply Guy (@willyhaddock) April 4, 2021
It’s admittedly funny that Pepé isn’t in Space Jam yet the Clockwork Orange people are, but the difference is that they’re the bad guys in A Clockwork Orange and Pepé was not the bad guy in fuckin Looney Tunes.
Also they’re probably in the background for like 10 seconds.
— 25 Days until Creed Humphrey Szn (@NathanWhatever1) April 4, 2021
The upcoming Space Jam being set in a world populated by every single Warner Bros brand, resulting in the Clockwork Orange gang watching the Looney Tunes play ball while Pepe Le Pew was removed from the movie for being a sexual deviant is the funniest cinematic nonense right now. pic.twitter.com/5tZejRGeGt
— ❥ Matt Jerkhole
(@Sleepless_Matt) April 3, 2021
I think it’s incredibly funny how they didn’t put Pepe Le Pew in the new space jam movie because he does a little too much sexual harassment but then put in a cameo from the clockwork orange guys who are like straight up r*pists
— 𝐃𝐈𝐍𝐍𝐄𝐑 𝐁𝐋𝐀𝐒𝐓𝐄𝐑 (@2CAPTCHAPREDATR) April 4, 2021
I love both the original space jam and A clockwork orange movie but I’m surprised yet find it funny that the droogs are in a visible shot in the new space jam legacy movie let alone the trailer haha! #SpaceJamANewLegacy #aclockworkorange pic.twitter.com/ZbEg6V8hLc
— Estevan Espinoza (@Stevie_E96) April 4, 2021
We need to cut the cartoon skunk from SPACE JAM because his behavior is problematic.
Make sure you save FRONT ROW seats to the big game for the guys from A CLOCKWORK ORANGE. The kids are gonna love it! pic.twitter.com/ZDUh7J7pSz
— James Shotwell (@JamesShotwell_) April 4, 2021
Space Jam: A New Legacy debuts in cinemas in the United States and on HBO Max in mid-July.