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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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    Watch: Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson and Half of Hollywood Star in 'Chef' Trailer

    Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson and John Leguizamo star in this spicy new comedy about food, family and love.

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    SXSW First Look: Triple Threat Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' Starring Sofia Vergara, Scarlett Johansson & Robert Downey Jr.

    Check out the first clip from SXSW-bound comedy "Chef," written and directed by, and starring, Jon Favreau, who plays a seasoned chef who quits his LA job and must pick up the pieces.

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    SXSW 2014 to Premiere Jon Favreau's 'Chef' as Fest Opener, Kickstarted 'Veronica Mars' Feature and More

    South by Southwest has unveiled its 2014 opening night film: Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” set to kick off the fest on March 7, 2014.

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