Jon Favreau

Jonathan Kolia "Jon" Favreau (/ˈfævroʊ/; born October 19, 1966) is an American actor, filmmaker, and comedian. 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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Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Join Disney's Live-Action Lion King Remake, and More Movie News - Rotten Tomatoes


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Donald Glover and James Earl Jones Join Disney's Live-Action Lion King Remake, and More Movie News
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Another beloved classic that Disney has been developing as a remake for a while now is The Lion King, to be directed by Jon Favreau (The Jungle Book, Iron Man). Late last Friday afternoon, just as the Weekly Ketchup was going live, the news broke about ...

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Sometimes he's a producer and director whose films -- "Jungle Book," "Elf," and "Swingers," to name a few -- inspire hope, laughs and occasionally both.

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Donald Glover will play Simba in Jon Favreau's live-action 'Lion King' movie - Los Angeles Times


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Donald Glover will play Simba in Jon Favreau's live-action 'Lion King' movie
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Director Jon Favreau, who successfully brought "The Jungle Book" to life with voice actors such as Bill Murray, Idris Elba, and Scarlett Johansson, has moved onto his next big Disney project, "The Lion King." And it looks like he has found his lead Simba.
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Donald Glover & James Earl Jones Board Disney's Live-Action 'Lion King' - Deadline


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Donald Glover & James Earl Jones Board Disney's Live-Action 'Lion King'
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Jon Favreau, the director of Disney's live-action hit The Jungle Book, is starting to put together cast for his next project: the photorealistic live-action The Lion King. Favreau just tweeted that Atlanta star Donald Glover will voice Simba (the adult ...

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'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Says Sound Mixing Is Like ... - Hollywood Reporter


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"Good chefs add a lot of flavors," says the filmmaker, who will be honored Saturday at the Cinema Audio Society Awards and calls sound pros the "unsung ...

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Jon Favreau Opens Up About the Future of Virtual Reality in Movies at Lumiere Awards - PEOPLE.com


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Jon Favreau Opens Up About the Future of Virtual Reality in Movies at Lumiere Awards
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Jon Favreau knows a thing or two about making movie magic, but virtual reality could soon change filmmaking forever. The Iron Man director-producer was honored at the eighth annual Lumiere Awards, which celebrate the year's best achievements in ...
'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk,' 'Ghostbusters VR' Win at Advanced Imaging and VR Society AwardsHollywood Reporter

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