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Jon Favreau


Iron Man director Jon Favreau reacts to Martin Scorsese's criticism of Marvel films

October 23, 2019 2:31 pm

Jon Favreau said legends like Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola have "earned the right" to express their opinion. Scorsese had likened the Marvel Cinematic Universe films to "theme parks" experience rather than true cinema, sparking controversy in Hollywood.

Here's why The Chef Show is food for your binge-ing soul

September 14, 2019 7:33 am

Directed by Jon Favreau, the second season of The Chef Show is currently streaming on Netflix and if the first season is any clue, we are certain that this too will be the perfect weekend binge.

Jon Favreau plans to direct an episode of The Mandalorian season two

September 11, 2019 3:08 pm

Jon Favreau, who serves as writer and executive producer on the Disney+ series The Mandalorian, also revealed that the work on the second season of the show is underway.

The Lion King: why legacy endures, what is different in reimagined version

July 22, 2019 8:37 am

The Lion King: What is it about the original that makes it so endearing to viewers, and what is different in the new version?

The Lion King director Jon Favreau has a special message for India

July 19, 2019 2:21 pm

Jon Favreau directed The Lion King is a live-action remake of the animated musical classic from 1994. Disney's new movie releases on July 19 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.

The Lion King composer Hans Zimmer finds circle of life

July 18, 2019 11:30 am

Hans Zimmer wasn't sure if he wanted to come back when Jon Favreau approached him to revisit the soundtrack for his technologically advanced reimagining of 1994 release The Lion King, which opens nationwide Thursday night.

Best films by Jon Favreau: Iron Man, The Jungle Book, Chef and others

July 16, 2019 7:54 am

As Jon Favreau gears up to present his upcoming Disney film The Lion King, here's looking back at some of the best films by the director.

The Lion King world premiere: Cast talks about re-imagining the Disney classic

July 10, 2019 3:07 pm

Cast and crew of Jon Favreau's The Lion King gathered in Hollywood for the film's world premiere on Tuesday night. At the event, Donald Glover, Billy Eichner and others discussed re-imagining the 1994 classic.

Jon Favreau on writing Star Wars series: I can't wait to embark upon this exciting adventure

March 10, 2018 10:09 am

Jon Favreau is not a stranger to the Star Wars universe, having played roles in both the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The Lion King live-action footage stars Hugh Jackman and John Oliver

July 16, 2017 6:51 pm

The iconic Disney animated feature The Lion King is going to get a live-action version directed by John Favreau. Donald Glover has voiced the primary character Simba, and Seth Rogen is casted as Pumbaa in a dream casting. James Earl Jones voices the father of Simba, Mufasa. John Oliver is the hornbill Zazu, Wolverine star Hugh Jackman is the villain, Scar.