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    Top 10 Takeaways: Why 'The Jungle Book' Blew Away the Rest of the Pack

    Beyond box office expectations, "The Jungle Book" is the third best opener of the year, the third to open over $100 million, rare before May.

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    How Jon Favreau Channeled 'Apocalypse Now' for King Louie in 'The Jungle Book'

    Find out how they made the iconic King of the Jungle sequence, voiced by Christopher Walken and animated by Weta Digital.

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    Experience 'The Jungle Book' VR Demo In Your Web Browser

    This interactive 360 video will also be available as a virtual reality experience in select IMAX theaters across the country beginning today.

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    Alexander Payne and Jon Favreau Reveal the Secrets of Writing a Great Comedy Screenplay

    Sponsored by Arclight Cinemas, the Writers Guild of America honored the "101 Funniest Screenplays" with an impressive collective of screenwriters at the Cinerama Dome.

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    'Chef' Hits Netflix: Favreau's Indie Road Movie is Food Porn

    "I shoot food like Michael Bay shoots babes in bikinis," writer-director Jon Favreau told me at SXSW, where he debuted his scruffy indie crowdpleaser "Chef" ahead of its long and successful run in theaters ($31 million domestic) via Open Road.

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    Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' Hitting Theaters This Weekend, Is Scruffy Indie Crowdpleaser

    Jon Favreau took a break from tentpole movies to direct a scruffy family comedy that wears its insecurities on its sleeve. "I shoot food like Michael Bay shoots babes in bikinis," he told me at the rooftop after-party at this past SXSW.

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    Review: Is Jon Favreau's 'Chef' a Return to Indie Form? Not So Fast.

    Jon Favreau looked oddly humble at the world premiere of "Chef," the actor-writer-director's first smaller, character-driven effort since the earlier days of his career, when he wrote "Swingers" with his pal Vince Vaughn and later directed "Made." Buzz hadn't been on his side ahead of the screening,...

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    “Chef” Audience Award Winner at Tribeca Film Festival 2014

    Jon Favreau, wrote, directed, and starred in what might sound like a simplistic plot, yet is very funny and feel good. Carl Casper (Jon Favreau), is the chef in a top restaurant in Los Angeles

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    WATCH: Martin Scorsese Talks Hitchcock, 'Taxi Driver' and Story vs. Plot with Jon Favreau

    Check out this vintage clip from Jon Favreau's IFC talk show "Dinner for Five" where guest Martin Scorsese talks about approaching story and character, his favorite Hitchcock films and more.

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