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    Jon Favreau Cooks Up Indie Project 'Chef'

    Who would've thought the earnest, awkward young man who self-destructed while leaving a phone message for a girl in "Swingers" would eventually become one of the key players in the "Iron Man" franchise, create a contemporary Christmas classic with "Elf," and helm blockbuster stuff like "Zathura" and...

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    Watch: 'Iron Man 3' Featurette Shows Off New Footage Of The Film & Supporting Characters

    ...because there is a marketing budget to spend, that's why. That's the answer to your question as to why Marvel keeps pumping out material for "Iron Man 3," which pretty much everyone on the planet Earth knows by now is coming out in a few short weeks. But there are still some treats to be had insi...

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    Watch: Super Bowl Spots Directed By Jon Favreau, Carl Erik Rinsch, Jake Scott, Noam Murro & More

    Super Bowl advertising wasn't just about the movies. No, seriously. Plenty of major brands spent big chunks of their marketing budget in the hopes they could capture the attention of the nation. Some did, some didn't. But going along with the big spend, was the roping in of major talent both in fron...

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    Jon Favreau Admits 'Cowboys & Aliens' May Have "Been Better Served With A Different Vision"

    Having just reached a full 350 episodes of candid monologues and one-on-one interviews with comedy elite, the “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast has become the go-to destination for rich discussion of the entertainment business and its denizens. It also provides a rare chance for reflection u...

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    Jon Favreau To Direct Final Season Episode Of 'The Office,' Spinoff Episode For 'The Farm' Will Still Air

    While Jon Favreau figures out his next move, especially considering the big screen musical "Jersey Boys," which he was set to direct got put into turnaround in November, it looks like he's plotting a return to the small screen where's he had some recent success.

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    Watch: 30-Minute Conversation With Martin Scorsese From Jon Favreau's 'Dinner For Five'

    If you were a film fan and had the Independent Film Channel in the early aughts, there was no doubt you were watching "Dinner For Five." Jon Favreau led the unscripted show that found him sitting down each week for a meal with four actors, directors, writers etc. to talk about fi...

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    David Fincher Latest Name In The Mix To Direct 'Star Wars: Episode 7'; Jon Favreau Reportedly Chasing The Job

    We live in a time where Jason Flemyng sort of pausing and making a funny face in an interview is "confirmation" that the rumored Matthew Vaughn is going to direct "Star Wars: Episode 7." But that's not to say that among the fanboy wishlists and speculation that there isn't legitimacy to some of the ...

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    J.J. Abrams Also Takes Himself Out Of Directing 'Star Wars 7,' Jon Favreau Curious

    Another day, another "Star Wars: Episode 7" nugget. Word around the sequel has been ranging from speculation to hard news (the latest being that Michael Arndt will be writing the screenplay, and that the movie is now in pre-production). But the biggest question facing fans right now is who...

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    Fire Your Agent? 5 Directors Who May Need To Rethink Their Career Choices

    In his seminal book "Making Movies," Sidney Lumet wrote, "I've done two movies because I needed the money. I've done three because I love to work and couldn't wait anymore. Because I'm a professional, I worked as hard on those movies as on any I've done. Two of them turned out to be good and were hi...

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    Warner Bros Puts Jon Favreau's Musical 'Jersey Boys' Into Turnaround; Dominic Cooper, Paul Dano & More Were Eyed For Leads

    How are studios making their decisions these days? Very, very carefully. That's certainly true over at Warner Bros. who this year alone have iced "Akira," are moving very tentatively on "Arthur & Lancelot" (which seems to be on hold), passed on the sprawling "Th...

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