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Robert Downey Jr. joins Jon Favreau’s indie Chef

Robert Downey Jr. will reunite with his original Iron Man director, Jon Favreau, on the indie dramedy Chef, Variety reports. Favreau is set to star in the flick as a chef who loses his job and begins working in a food truck. He will direct from his own screenplay. Favreau helmed the first two Iron […]

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Jon Favreau wanted for Jersey Boys

Jon Favreau is about to separate the men from the boys. The Iron Man helmer is the front-runner to direct the film adaptation of the hit Broadway musical Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Variety reports. Oscar-nominee John Logan (Hugo) is adapting the rags-to-riches tale of the singing sensations for the screen. GK Films acquired […]

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Mr. Toad will ride again

Disney is keen to make a feature film out of their legendary theme park attraction Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, Deadline reports. Based on Kenneth Grahame’s beloved novel The Wind in the Willows, the ride takes participants through Toad Hall, into an oncoming train, and eventually to hell. It’s a bit dark. It has been a […]

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Michael Chabon to pen Magic Kingdom?

Acclaimed author Michael Chabon could pen the screenplay for Jon Favreau’s upcoming Disney flick Magic Kingdom, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Chabon is a Pulitzer Prize winning author and screenwriter best known for his novels The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay and Wonder Boys (which was adapted to the screen […]

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