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Jon Favreau

  1. interviews
    How Jon Favreau and Roy Choi Turned Their Cooking Hangs Into a New Netflix Show“It’s more ‘dinner party in the back of the house.’”
  2. food tv
    Roy Choi and Jon Favreau Are Turning Chef Into a TV ShowThe Chef Show premieres on Netflix on June 7.
  3. food tv
    Netflix Renews Chef’s Table and Somebody Feed PhilPhil won’t go hungry!
  4. trailer mix
    The New Trailer for Disney’s Lion King Will Remind You of the Old Lion KingComing July 19, 2019.
  5. movies
    Stop What You’re Doing and Look at This Lion King Cast PhotoIt’s happening.
  6. podcasts
    Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau Has a New Politics PodcastThe Wilderness is about the history and future of the Democratic Party.
  7. lucasfilm
    Jon Favreau is Getting His Own Live-Action Star Wars SeriesIt will premiere on Disney’s forthcoming streaming platform.
  8. Watch Peter Parker’s Video Diary From Marvel’s Spider-Man: Homecoming“This is the greatest day of my life.”
  9. casting couch
    Seth Rogen and Billy Eichner Might Be the Next Pumbaa and Timon in The Lion KingThe pair are reportedly in talks to join the live-action Lion King adaptation.
  10. tribeca film festival 2017
    Jon Favreau and Scarlett Johansson on the Lion King Remake and ImprovThe director defended improv to Scarlett Johansson, who said got “sweaty palms” at the thought of ad-libbing.
  11. dream casting couch
    Jon Favreau Reportedly After Beyoncé to Be Live-Action Lion King’s NalaWhy wait for a king when Beyoncé’s already a queen?
  12. just can't wait
    Donald Glover to Play Simba in Lion King Remake; James Earl Jones Back As MufasaThe Lion King remake just got its reluctant king (and a familiar father).
  13. the industry
    Jon Favreau Is Remaking The Lion KingIt will include songs from the original film.
  14. the industry
    Jon Favreau Will Direct and Produce Seth MacFarlane’s New Space Dramedy for FoxThe funnyman’s love affair with space continues.
  15. animal rights
    PETA Is Super Pumped About the New Jungle BookThe organization gave director Jon Favreau its Innovation in Film Award.
  16. Jon Favreau on the Subtle Beauty of Jungle Book“So many of the notes I gave were like, ‘Make the sky less interesting,’ or ‘Make that shot less beautiful.’”
  17. the toughest scene i wrote
    The Toughest Scene I Wrote: How Jon Favreau Saved Chef on the Last DayJohn Leguizamo pitched in, too.
  18. Quote of the Day
    Chef Director Says Good Food Scenes Are Better Than ExplosionsHe cites some wonderful examples.
  19. the vulture transcript
    Jon Favreau on Chef, Going Indie, Getting Older“I’m a 47-year-old dad who likes to eat … That’s different from the 27-year-old guy who’s out in Hollywood trying to get a girl’s number.”
  20. movie review
    Ebiri on Chef: A Comfort Movie About Comfort FoodIt’s hard not to read a teensy bit of self-reflection into Jon Favreau’s new movie.
  21. Food on Film
    How Much Did the Chef Cast Actually Learn About Cooking While Making the“I chopped, I brined the bacon for the hamburger, I chopped morels, rhubarb, I did all that stuff.”
  22. Interviews
    Adam and Oliver Platt on Critics, Chef, and Molten Chocolate Cake“He’s like you in that way. I’m always telling my chef friends that you’re really a nice, charming fellow.”
  23. movies
    Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o in Talks for Disney’s Jungle BookLupita will be a mother wolf and ScarJo will be a snake.
  24. Hollywood Big Shots
    The Trailer for Jon Favreau’s Chef Is OutThe movie opens May 9.
  25. trailer mix
    Watch a Trailer for Jon Favreau’s ChefCo-starring Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, and Robert Downey Jr.
  26. all growns up
    Read an Extensive Oral History of Swingers“I remember them shooting and I actually thought, at the time, This is so embarrassing for them.”
  27. south by southwest 2014
    Veronica Mars Movie Will Premiere at SXSWAlso including Jon Favreau’s Chef and COSMOS: A SpaceTime Odyssey with Neil deGrasse Tyson.
  28. these reboots were made for walking
    Jon Favreau in Talks to Direct Jungle BookLet the Shere Khan voice casting begin!
  29. Money Money Money
    Jon Favreau’s Chef Movie Facing Financing LawsuitToo many cooks in the kitchen.
  30. casting
    Favreau Welcomes Hoffman to Chef via VineHoffman’s joining Chef. They’re having fun.
  31. Trail
    Wolfgang Puck Trains Jon Favreau on the Sauté StationNext up: omakase.
  32. casting couch
    Scarlett Johansson Joins Jon Favreau’s ChefIron Man 2 reunion! 
  33. buddies
    Robert Downey Jr. Joins Jon Favreau’s ChefThe Iron Man pals shall reunite.
  34. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Conan Wore Ke$ha’s Face on His CrotchPlus: Jon Favreau talked about doing a Steadicam shot in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street with Leonardo DiCaprio, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  35. actor directors
    Jon Favreau Looking to Direct and Star in Indie ChefAbout an emotional L.A. restaurateur.
  36. swan songs
    Jon Favreau Will Direct an Episode of The OfficeHome stretch.
  37. turnarounds
    Jon Favreau’s Jersey Boys Is a No-Go for NowThings don’t look good for the adaptation.
  38. Two ‘Office’ Producers and Jon Favreau Just Sold a Divorce-Based Comedy to […]Office producers Warren Lieberstein and Halsted Sullivan have teamed up with director Jon Favreau to sell a new sitcom about divorce to NBC. […]
  39. The Lost Roles of Vince VaughnAfter popping up in a diverse selection of movies in the 90s (Swingers, Jurassic Park 2, a Psycho remake), Vince Vaughn became a household name […]
  40. casting couch
    The Wolf of Wall Street Casts Jon FavreauScorsese is close to getting every working actor in this beast.
  41. movies
    Jon Favreau Hopes to Direct Jersey BoysA movie adaptation of the hit musical.
  42. casting couch
    Jon Favreau Will Still Act in Iron Man 3After passing on the directing gig, he’ll remain part of the fun.
  43. Jon Favreau to Direct Pilot of J.J. Abrams’s RevolutionIt’s his first stab at a TV drama.
  44. Jon Favreau Working on a Sitcom About Single Parents for CBSIron Man/Swingers/Elf director Jon Favreau is currently working on a new half-hour sitcom for CBS, one called Tweaked that’ll be about “life […]
  45. movies
    Eleven Lessons Hollywood Should Learn From Summer Movie SeasonWhy ‘Bad Teacher’ was a hit but ‘The Change-Up’ wasn’t, why Marvel’s superhero scored but DC’s didn’t, and more.
  46. exclusive
    Jon Favreau Won’t Direct Iron Man 3Did too many Marvel heroes spoil the fun for him?
  47. feuds
    Did Derivative I Am Number Four Poster Copy Derivative Cowboys & Aliens Poster?Two intergalactic loners with glowing blue hands is two too many, according to Jon Favreau.
  48. Universal Working Overtime to Make Cowboys & Aliens Seem Less FunHow can they better convince us of the film’s “deadly seriousness”?
  49. trailer mix
    Cowboys & Aliens Trailer: Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford Go GunslingingYour first look at Jon Favreau’s summer-movie gamble.
  50. the industry
    Jon Favreau to Direct Disney’s Magic KingdomIt’s like ‘Night at the Museum,’ but at Disneyland.
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