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Jon Favreau Tackles Food Bloggers In Hipsterish 'Chef'

Jon Favreau's latest movie Chef is very...now. It follows the story of a fine-dining chef in Los Angeles who gets tired of the shackles imposed on him by a money-mad restaurateur and so decides to...

A Week In Movies: Tribeca Brings Out Stars In New York, Jennifer Films In L.a., Kelsey Shoots In London, And New Trailers Promise Music, Thrills And More Music

The Tribeca Film Festival is underway in New York, and stars have been turning out to promote their new movies. Jon Favreau and Sofia Vergara hit the red carpet for their film Chef. Sofia Loren...

Jon Favreau Donates Tribeca Film Festival Prize Money To Food Rescue Charity

Jon Favreau is planning to donate his $26,000 cash prize from the Tribeca Film Festival to a New York City food rescue charity. The actor-director won the Heineken Audience Award for Best Narrative Film on...

Jon Favreau Donating Tribeca Film Festival Cash Prize To Hunger Charity

Actor/director Jon Favreau is planning to donate a $25,000 (£15,625) cash prize he won for his new movie Chef to a New York City food rescue charity.The filmmaker premiered the movie, in which he stars...

Life Lessons From The Kitchen Or How Many Potatoes Jon Favreau Had To Peel Before Making "Chef"

While The Amazing Spider-Man 2 seems to have the blockbuster shtick covered this weekend, Jon Favreau’s Chef seems to be gaining some buzz in the “well-loved indie” category. Chef will be out in theaters...

Jon Favreau Perfected Cooking Skills While Preparing For New Film Chef

Actor and director Jon Favreau discovered he had what it takes to become a great cook while prepping for his new role in movie Chef.The Iron Man star admits he has always worshipped the top...

Scarlett Johansson And Lupita Nyong'o Land Roles In Jungle Book Adaptation

Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong'o are reportedly in talks to star in Jon Favreau's adaptation of the classic tale, The Jungle Book. The actresses will join Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom's Idris Elba, who will...

'Chef' Trailer: Do Not Watch While Hungry [Trailer + Pictures]

You know the supermarket rule – don’t go food shopping when you’re hungry? Well the same applies to watching the trailer for Jon Favreau’s Chef. The beautifully shot, beautifully prepared food will have you attempting...

What To Expect From Jon Favreau's New Movie 'Chef'

Jon Favreau has gone back to his comedy roots with new movie ‘Chef’ which premiered at SXSW this weekend. Mixing the world’s growing obsession with food and rockstar chefs with an all-star cast, Favreau has...

What Can We Expect From Disney's New 'Jungle Book' Movie?

Another childhood classic we all know and love is headed for a complete reboot, but what do we need to know about Disney’s new Jungle Book movie?Who's writing it?The new script will be written by...

'Chef' Is A Double Passion Project For Jon Favreau: Food And Film [Clip + Pictures]

When you’re the man behind the camera of $1.2 billion worth of films (Iron Man 1 & 2) then you keep on churning out sequels until you can buy a country and name it after...

Sxsw Highlights: "Chef", "Neighbors" And "Veronica Mars" Bring The Laughs (And The Diehard Fan Emotions)

For those who care about films in the slightest, South by Southwest is the place to be this week. The conference, which runs March 7th through March 16th in Austin, Texas, is the place for...

Jon Favreau Talks New Movie, Also Scarlett Johansson's Parenting Skills, For Some Reason

Scarlett Johansson announced her own good news this week – the Avengers actress is expecting. And while pregnancy, especially the early days, can be a trying time, Johansson seems to be adjusting nicely to her...

Jon Favreau: Scarlett Johansson Will Be 'Wonderful' Mum

Jon Favreau thinks Scarlett Johansson will be a ''wonderful'' mother.The 'Chef' actor believes his co-star, who is expecting her first child with her fiancè Romain Dauria, will make a fantastic mum when her tiny tot...

Idris Elba Lands Shere Khan Voice In Live Action 'Jungle Book'

From the mean streets of Baltimore to Mowgli’s Jungle, Idris Elba’s career path hasn’t exactly been typical of a British actor. But the versatile Hackey-born star is lending his deep, silky tones to the iconic...

Johnny Depp Confirmed For Alice In Wonderland 2

Johnny Depp has been confirmed for 'Alice in Wonderland 2'.'The Lone Ranger' actor will reprise his role as the Mad Hatter in Disney's follow-up to 2010's smash hit 'Alice in Wonderland', which was directed by...

Jon Favreau In Talks For Jungle Book Film

Jon Favreau is in talks to direct the new live-action version of 'The Jungle Book'.The 'Iron Man' director is in talks with Walt Disney to take on the job for the upcoming film based on...

Jon Favreau In Talks To Direct Live-action Jungle Book

Actor/director Jon Favreau is reportedly in talks to helm Disney's live-action version of The Jungle Book.Bosses at the company are looking to reboot the beloved 1967 animated classic, which is based on Rudyard Kipling's book...

Jon Favreau Lined-up To Direct 'Jungle Book' Reboot For Disney

Jon Favreau has reportedly agreed a deal with Disney to direct the upcoming live action adaption of The Jungle Book. The studio behind the timeless 1967 animated classic have announced plans to revisit the classic...

Dustin Hoffman Secretly Battling Cancer, But Responding Well To Treatment

Dustin Hoffman has secretly been battling cancer for an unspecified amount of time. He has kept the life-threatening news a secret from the public until a recent announcement from one of his PR team, which...

Meet Robert Downey Jr, Forbes' Highest Paid Actor In The World

Robert Downey Jr, the star of The Avengers and Iron Man 3 - two of the biggest grossing movies in history, has been named Forbes' highest paid actor on the planet with annual estimated earnings...

Jon Favreau Cooks In Wolfgang Puck's Kitchen

Actor/director Jon Favreau threw himself into research for his upcoming movie Chef by working in the kitchen of Wolfgang Puck's Los Angeles restaurant on Tuesday night (18Jun13).The moviemaker is set to reunite with his Iron...

'The Wolf Of Wall Street' Trailer: Could It Finally Be Leonardo Dicaprio's Time? [Trailer And Pictures]

Wow, this one looks pretty damn good doesn't it? The Wolf of Wall Street trailer, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as stockbroker Jordan Belfort, exploded onto the internet on Sunday (June 16, 2013) with tons of verve...

Activision Pull Out The Stops In Live-action Trailer For 'Destiny' [Video]

Destiny is the latest multi-platform shooter from gaming powerhouse Activision (working in collaboration with fellow game manufacturer Bungie) and last night (May 23), the developers behind the game released the kick-ass part live action/part CGI...

The New Trailer For Destiny Makes The Video Game Look As Big As Any Summer Blockbuster

The makers of the new multi-platform videogame Destiny have pulled out all the stops for the trailer for the upcoming title. Activision's latest effort have enlisted the help of Jon Favreau and Breaking Bad's Giancarlo...

Jon Favreau Leads Tributes To Ray Harryhausen

Director Jon Favreau and actor Simon Pegg have led the tributes to special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen following his death on Tuesday (07May13).The moviemaker and stop-motion model animator passed away in London at the age...

Zach Helm To Pen Jumanji Reboot

Zach Helm is set to write a 'Jumanji' remake.The 'Stranger Than Fiction' screenwriter has been chosen to pen a Columbia Pictures reboot of the 1995 fantasy adventure about a board game that comes to life,...

Star Wars Episode 7: Hollywood's Stars Have Their Say

The news of Disney's acquisition - the $4.05b purchase of Lucasfilms, and with it the rights to reignite the Star Wars movies, has had a multitude of reactions: terror, gloom and dread from sci-fi aficionados...

Mission Impossible 5 Searching For New Director

Mission Impossible 5 is likely to go-ahead - with Tom Cruise once again in the leading role - but 'Ghost Protocol' director Brad Bird insists he is unlikely to return to the hot-seat because of...

Daniel Craig's Agony On Cowboys Set

Daniel Craig was in agony after filming horse riding scenes for new film 'Cowboys & Aliens'. The British actor and Harrison Ford star as two gunslingers facing down an alien invasion in Jon Favreau's new...

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