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'Chef' Trailer: Jon Favreau Cooks Up a Spicy New Movie

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by Jacob Hall April 7, 2014 @ 1:59 PM
Open Road
http://youtu.be/mLuixZwiIdU
After a decade of toiling away at big-budget blockbusters like 'Iron Man' and 'Cowboys and Aliens,' director Jon Favreau is returning to his independent roots with 'Chef.' The trailer for the summer release is has arrived and, if you'll pardon the terrible pun, it looks pretty delicious.

Who Ya Gonna Call? Five Directors Who Could Save 'Ghostbusters 3'

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by ScreenCrush Staff March 19, 2014 @ 10:12 AM
Columbia
Yesterday came the news that Ivan Reitman, who directed the original 'Ghostbusters', was stepping down as the director of 'Ghostbusters 3' but now the question is, who will direct it? We take a look at the top candidates.

MTV Eyes 'Shannara' TV Series From Jon Favreau, 'Smallville' Creators

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 6, 2013 @ 11:50 AM
Del Rey Books
It's been over a year since we've heard from development on a potential 'Shannara' TV series, but at long last, the fantasy drama oft-discussed in the vein of 'Game of Thrones' has a home. Jon Favreau will develop a 'Shannara' TV series for MTV with 'Smallville' duo Al Gough and Miles Millar, but what chance does it have of moving to series?

Jon Favreau Could Direct the New Version of 'The Jungle Book'

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by Damon Houx November 5, 2013 @ 7:58 PM
Disney, Getty Images
It seems like 'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau needed to lick his wounds after the fiasco that was 'Cowboys and Aliens,' as that film's failure may have led to a number of his follow-ups falling apart (he was once set to direct both 'Magic Kingdom' and 'Jersey Boys'). But after directing the lower budget 'Chef' it looks like he'll be helming a new franchise as he's up for the new adaptation of 'The Jungle Book.'

See the Cast of 'Swingers' Then and Now

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by Jeremy Taylor June 10, 2013 @ 9:45 AM
National Film Society
Made for less than $300,000, 'Swingers' was a surprise hit in 1996. Jon Favreau, the film's star, also wrote the movie about struggling actors looking for love after dark in Los Angeles and cast his real-life friends as his on-screen buddies.
'Swingers' ended up launching the careers of several actors as well as director Doug Liman, who went on to helm 'The Bourne Identity' and 'Mr. and Mrs. Smith.'
See what the cast of 'Swingers' is up to these days below.

Jon Favreau Directing NBC's 'About A Boy' From 'Friday Night Lights' Creator Jason Katims

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 30, 2013 @ 7:15 PM
Jason Merritt, Getty Images / Universal
NBC's 'Revolution' seems to be doing well enough on its own, but it certainly didn't hurt that the J.J. Abrams-produced series had a bit of a boost in its pilot episode from director Jon Favreau. Now, NBC hopes Favreau will bring the same lucky charm to Jason Katims' forthcoming 'About a Boy' pilot, putting Favreau once again in the directors' chair. Casting has yet to begin, but what's the buzz 'About a Boy?' New details inside!

'The Office' Final Season: Jon Favreau to Direct!

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 2, 2013 @ 11:30 AM
NBC / Jason Merritt, Getty Images
For as many big name guest stars as 'The Office' has seen walking through the halls of Dunder-Mifflin over the years, the long-running NBC series has had quite a bit of talent behind the camera as well. While previous episodes have seen Joss Whedon and 'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston helming 'The Office,' now it seems the acclaimed Jon Favreau will be stepping behind the camera before the May series finale! Find out what role Jon Favreau will play in the final episodes of 'The Office' inside!

'Star Wars: Episode 7': David Fincher or Jon Favreau the Likely Candidates to Direct?

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by Britt Hayes November 30, 2012 @ 1:37 PM
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And the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' speculation continues. The latest names to be added to the mix of people who are being considered to direct the next 'Star Wars' film is David Fincher but he's not going to get it without a fight from Jon Favreau.