The first trailer for Jon Favreau’s (Iron Man) ambitious retelling of Disney’s The Jungle Book has landed — and the director has opened up on the immense challenge of turning an animated classic into a live-action tale.
It's no secret Cowboys & Aliens underperformed at the box office. No one knows that better than director Jon Favreau. He recently appeared on Marc Maron's WTF Podcast and revealed why he thinks the movie suffered.
If there's one thing we've learned from years of watching Harrison Ford be interviewed, it's this: Harrison Ford HATES being interviewed. He usually glowers at his questioner, grumbles at the questions, and looks like he'd rather be anywhere but there.
Jon Favreau killed with the first Iron Man movie. So why isn't he directing The Avengers? And why was Iron Man 2 so ... well ... disappointing? Turns out both of those questions have the same answer: Blame Marvel!
It's a game of musical chairs out there right now, with everyone wondering who might tackle the next installment in the Star Wars saga. Well now, two more big names have chimed in on whether or not they'd be interested in the job.
Back when John Carter was still called John Carter of Mars, Iron Man director Jon Favreau was originally attached to bring Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic story to life. But, it wasn't meant to be—so Andrew Stanton stepped in to make a solid (but commercially awful) film. So what would Favreau have done differently?
J.J. Abrams and Eric Kripke's it's-the-end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it sci-fi series Revolution is picking up steam: They've just nabbed Cowboys and Aliens' Jon Favreau to direct the pilot, the first drama pilot he's ever shot.