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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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    Ryan Reynolds And Jon Favreau Will ‘Battle For Bonneville’

    Two guys whose careers both took a bit of a bruising in the summer of 2011 with two tentpoles that were critically reviled and underperformed, are teaming up for a project that will hopefully see them reversing their fortunes together.

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    Watch: The First Episode of Eric Kripke and J. J. Abrams' New Post-Apocalypse Series 'Revolution' Online Now

    "Revolution," NBC's new sci-fi drama from "Supernatural" creator Eric Kripke and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bryan Burk is the latest and highest-profile new series to get an online preview window. The Jon Favreau-directed pilot for the series is up online in its entirety un...

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    Jon Favreau Conferring With Pixar's Brain Trust On The Developing 'Magic Kingdom'

    Jon Favreau was making the press rounds for his new J.J. Abrams-produced world-without-electricity television series "Revolution," but Crave Online, wisely acknowledging that talking about "Revolution" is kinda boring, instead quizzed the "Iron Man" director about his plans for "Magic Kingdom," the ...

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    Jon Favreau Joins Martin Scorsese's 'The Wolf Of Wall Street'

    Before directing the blockbuster “Iron Man” films Jon Favreau was primarily known to the public-at-large as an actor with stints in the hugely popular sitcom “Friends” as well collaborations with his buddy Vince Vaughn. And while he’s set to start prepping the big scree...

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    Comic-Con '12: Robert Downey Jr. Dances His Way Into Hall H And Other Highlights From The 'Iron Man 3' Presentation

    Marvel Studios, and in particular the “Iron Man” franchise, have a long and storied history with Comic-Con and Hall H. Nearly all of their films have had a presence at the show, oftentimes debuting footage shot only days before the convention. “Captain America” famously debuted an impressively polis...

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    Stephen Daldry Gets 'Wicked' While Jon Favreau Will Hang With 'Jersey Boys'

    While the modern movie musical has been an unpredictable mixed bag ("Mamma Mia!" a hit, but retro "Rock Of Ages" and classic-feeling "Nine" flopped), it seems Hollywood still thinks there is money to be had. And they are hoping stage success can translate to movie audie...

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    Jon Favreau Leads The Pack To Direct Big Version Of The Hit Musical 'Jersey Boys'

    Ever since "Cowboys & Aliens" kinda tanked hard last summer, there haven't been many directorial projects linked to Jon Favreau. Aside from the brewing "Magic Kingdom" (which itself seems to have stalled out), Favreau kept busy directing the pilot for the J.J. Abrams prod...

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    'Iron Man 3' Gets Villain Firepower Courtesy Of Ashley Hamilton While Jon Favreau Returns; Mads Mikkelsen Is 'Thor 2' Baddie

    The son of George Hamilton, stepson of Rod Stewart, former competitor on "Dancing With The Stars" and a correspondent on "Extra"....listen, we know Marvel is thrifty, but this is pretty ridiclous...

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    Watch Clips From J.J.Abrams and Other NBC Fall Shows. What Looks Best?

    J.J.Abrams and Giancarlo Esposito go post-Apocalyptic, Jesse Spencer post-House fights fires in Chicago, and Matthew Perry tries again as a widowed sportscaster, in NBC’s fall series This week all the networks parade their new-season stars on stage for advertisers in their noisy Upfront e...

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