LeBron James Takes His Talents to Hollywood

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You know LeBron James, the athlete. But what about Lebron James, the movie star?

Director Judd Apatow confirmed that the NBA star will appear in his next movie, “Trainwreck.”

Apatow tweeted the news and posted a video on his Facebook page.

“Now the world will finally get to see what your true gifts are,” Apatow joked in his video message to James.

“Trainwreck” will also star Amy Schumer, Bill Hader, Tilda Swinton and Method Man.

According to the Los Angeles Times, James is also attached to star alongside actor Kevin Hart in a comedy called “Ballers.” James sold the rights to a feature based on his high school years in Ohio, too.

All three projects are with Universal, the paper reported.

James, who began his NBA career with the Cleveland Cavaliers, is currently trying to lead the Miami Heat to its third consecutive championship.