James plays himself, in his acting debut, in Judd Apatow’s comedy, Trainwreck. The film co-stars Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. When told he will play himself:
I can just show up, I’m LeBron, I’ll play basketball, and shoot some jumpers, I can dunk. And it was like ‘uh no, you’re actually going to be Bill’s best friend in the movie.’ And I’m like ‘so that means I’m going to have … lines?