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Michigan basketball signee Jett Howard to play role in LeBron James movie

Michigan signee Jett Howard has landed a role in NBA superstar LeBron James’ new biopic movie.

Howard, the youngest son of Michigan head coach Juwan Howard, will appear in “Shooting Stars” as a young Carmelo Anthony during his high school days at Oak Hill Academy.

The film, which is based on Buzz Bissinger’s 2009 book, focuses on the close-knit bond James built with his high school teammates and the challenges they overcame to win a national title at Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary.

Marquis “Mookie” Cook, an Oregon commit and one of the nation’s top recruits in the 2023 class, has been cast to play James.