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  1. Rian Johnson Talks With Terry Gilliam About 'Star Wars Episode VIII'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | /film

    ... in Episode VI, Sofia Coppola appeared in The Phantom Menace , Lucas himself was in Revenge of the Sith , and Jon Favreau provided the voice of the Mandalorian Pre Vizsla in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars . Interestingly Johnson's offhanded joke might ...

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  2. The one with 20 things you didn't know about FriendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Writers changed their minds when they cast Jennifer Aniston and David Schwimmer because of their "chemistry". 2. Jon Favreau and Jon Cryer both auditioned for the role of Chandler... and Ellen DeGeneres turned down the role of Pheobe. 3. Producers ...

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  3. 'Chef' director/writer/star Jon Favreau talks about social media and MarvelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    After directing a string of big-budget films that include " Iron Man " and "Cowboys & Aliens," actor/director/writer Jon Favreau returns to his independent root with his latest movie, " Chef ." Favreau plays Carl Casper, a chef at an elegant Los Angeles restaurant who quits his job after having he takes a negative review from a food critic a little personal.

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  4. Which movies to see this weekend, Sept. 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | SFGate

    ... of the decade, so far. Rated R. 166 minutes. Chef: One of the best movies so far this year, with writer-director Jon Favreau as a chef going through a crisis. It's really the portrait of an artist, told in a free-flowing style, full of warm moments, ...

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  5. Box Office Report: Summer Box Office Ends On A Whimper, But Still Plenty of Bang Out ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Movies.com

    ... Galaxy ($43.8), Godzilla ($28.9), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 ($24.1), The Purge: Anarchy ($16.7) The success of Jon Favreau's Chef this summer is also notable, but without concrete numbers it is hard to say where its profit lies. Three of the top five ...

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  6. The Best of 2008: 'Iron Man'Read the original story

    Monday Sep 1 | Examiner.com

    ... on the high regard for their filmmakers and their previous successes. Iron Man is different because its director Jon Favreau was untested when it came to comic book-based films; let alone action thrillers. Favreau's filmography included Elf (2003), ...

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  7. Which movies to see this weekend, Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | SFGate

    Jon Favreau portrays a man going through a crisis in "Chef," which he wrote and directed.

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  8. How Movies Synchronize the Brains of an AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Wired

    ... when they watch movies. His work got a receptive but somewhat wary reaction from several film makers, including Jon Favreau ( Swingers, Iron Man, Chef ) and Darren Aronofsky ( Pi, The Wrestler, Black Swan ). Every waking second, a torrent of ...

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  9. A fresh meal for the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Examiner.com

    ... in an era of high budgets and intense special effects. The film was directed, written, and stars non other than Jon Favreau who has directed such amazing films as "Swingers" and "Elf." But what is great to see is that even with all his success of ...

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  10. Favreau's 'Chef' back in theaters Aug. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    The film that likely launched a thousand hunts for Cuban sandwiches around the country when it was released in May will return to theaters Aug. 29. "Chef," in which Jon Favreau stars as a creatively stunted Los Angeles chef who regains his vigor via a Cuban-sandwich food truck, already has drawn nearly $30 million at the box office.

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  11. Food trucks become L.A. kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | CNN

    Secret to success in the food truck biz? Have Sofia Vergara serve up the goods. With his 2014 film "Chef," Jon Favreau tracks a fictional food truck and its quick-tempered chef.

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  12. L.A.'s food trucks go HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | CNN

    Secret to success in the food truck biz? Have Sofia Vergara serve up the goods. With his 2014 film "Chef," Jon Favreau tracks a fictional food truck and its quick-tempered chef.

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  13. Jon Favreau: How food trucks became L.A. kingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | CNN

    Secret to success in the food truck biz? Have Sofia Vergara serve up the goods. With his 2014 film "Chef," Jon Favreau tracks a fictional food truck and its quick-tempered chef.

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  14. Hollywood Minute: Big Bang BucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | MyHighPlains.com

    ... of the most lovable characters. Bill Murrray will portray the lovable, good-humored, groove-loving bear Baloo in Jon Favreau's combination live-action and animated version of Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book". According to people magazine, Jim ...

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  15. Bill Murray to voice Baloo in 'Jungle Book'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... MOST LOVABLE CHARACTERS. BILL MURRRAY WILL PORTRAY THE LOVABLE, GOOD-HUMORED, GROOVE-LOVING BEAR BALOO IN JON FAVREAU'S combination LIVE-ACTION and animated VERSION OF RUDYARD KIPLING'S "THE JUNGLE BOOK". THE ACTOR JOINS A-LISTERS LIKE ...

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  16. Bill Murray as BalooRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2014 | The Age

    ... to life the big, bumbling bear professing a knowledge on the bare necessities of life, was welcomed by director Jon Favreau, who posted an Instagram of Baloo, saying: "Looks like we cast our Baloo. So we have that going for us. Which is nice. ...

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  17. How James Gunn Made the Funniest Marvel Movie YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... in the movie's funny bone. Gunn has managed to top the comedy done by the likes of Joss Whedon, Shane Black and Jon Favreau in past Marvel movies, so when we spoke with him recently, we asked him how he'd pulled it off. With the galaxy guarding ...

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  18. a Movie Review of "the Chef" Starring Jon FavreauRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... ingredients, there's a good chance it could go very wrong. Well "The Chef", which was written by and starring Jon Favreau does throw together a plethora of genres and story lines into one big steaming pot but the result was a sort of inspirational ...

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  19. What To Expect From Peyton Reed's 'Ant-Man'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Film School Rejects

    ... all those movies. I don't think it's dissimilar about what's great - and what continues to be so great - about Jon Favreau, is that he's a master of tone. If you look at Elf it could've been a very shallow comedy, but it's a holiday classic now. We ...

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  20. 'Chef' director/writer/star Jon Favreau talks about social media and MarvelRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    After directing a string of big-budget films that include " Iron Man " and "Cowboys & Aliens," actor/director/writer Jon Favreau returns to his independent root with his latest movie, " Chef ."

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