Jon Favreau

Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau (/ˈfævroʊ/; born October 19, 1966) is an American actor, and filmmaker. As an actor, he is known for roles in films such as Rudy, Swingers (which he also wrote), Very Bad Things, The Break-Up, and Chef (which he also directed). He has also directed the films Elf, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Cowboys & Aliens, and The Jungle Book, and served as an executive producer on The Avengers, Iron Man 3, and Avengers: Age of Ultron. Favreau appeared as Pete Becker, Monica Geller's boyfriend during season three of the television sitcom Friends. He produces films under his banner Fairview Entertainment. The company has been credited as co-producers in most of Favreau's directorial ventures. Read more on wikipedia

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Jon Favreau still has to 'rattle off' his film credits - CNN

January 17, 2017

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Jon Favreau still has to 'rattle off' his film credits
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(CNN) Sometimes he's a producer and director whose films -- "Jungle Book," "Elf," and "Swingers," to name a few -- inspire hope, laughs and occasionally both. Other times, especially while traveling the world, Jon Favreau is Pete from "Friends" or That ...

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SXSW Eats: Getting a taste of 'Chef' with Jon Favreau - austin360

January 17, 2017

SXSW Eats: Getting a taste of 'Chef' with Jon Favreau
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At 2 p.m., the folks behind “Chef,” a new movie from Jon Favreau, who also stars Carl Casper, a chef who loses his restaurant job and starts a food truck business, took over the restaurant for a cooking demonstration/press conference that featured not ...

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[WATCH] 'The Jungle Book' interviews: Jon Favreau and more - Goldderby

January 6, 2017

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[WATCH] 'The Jungle Book' interviews: Jon Favreau and more
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Director Jon Favreau recently sat down with Gold Derby to chat about his work on the ambitious, effects-heavy revamp. ... out a way to make them all work together, and take advantage of the technology that's available, and make an adventure film that ...

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Jon Favreau Looks Back at 'The Jungle Book' - Animation World Network (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog)

January 5, 2017

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Jon Favreau Looks Back at 'The Jungle Book'
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Disney and Jon Favreau's live-action/CG hybrid adaptation of Walt Disney's 1967 animated feature film classic, The Jungle Book, which hit theatres last April 15, was both a marvel of technology-driven cinematic storytelling and a box office smash. Made ...

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Jon Favreau Wants to Use Virtual Reality to Tell Stories Differently - Fortune

December 28, 2016

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Jon Favreau Wants to Use Virtual Reality to Tell Stories Differently
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As a director, Favreau has generated billions of dollars at the box office for The Walt Disney Company by directing Iron Man and Iron Man 2 and producing Iron Man 3 (not to mention every Avengers movie). He recently helmed the production of the live ...

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