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  1. Pickle Overtime: So, uh, I guess I play pickleball nowRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Coastal Point

    ... sweetheart, Gloria Estefan, back in 1999, and got that song in the movie "Swingers," featuring a pre-"Iron Man" Jon Favreau and a then-skinny Vince Vaughn, before he and his entire IMDB-able Hollywood career went all "Adam Sandler" on us. So, but, ...

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  2. One Huge Friends Mystery Has Finally Been SolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Cinema Blend News

    ... around his lower side at least. Personally, I'm very much into a Friends spinoff about Ugly Naked Guy and Jon Favreau's MMA fighter traveling across the country together to save an ancient artifact or something. Here's hoping our summer is filled ...

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  3. Marvel is ruining superhero movies: Corporate synergy is a poor substitute for artistic visionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Salon

    ... to cross the billion-dollar threshold. Another children's movie is also on the verge of surpassing "BVS:DOJ": Jon Favreau's live-action remake of "The Jungle Book" has earned $829 million-and counting. Jon Berg, the executive vice president of WB, ...

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  4. The Critic's CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Daily Record

    ... water. That's the kind of attention to detail that brings a world and its characters to life. Credit director Jon Favreau ("Iron Man," "Elf," and Monica's millionaire boyfriend on "Friends") with leading the team that assembled this visual feast. I ...

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  5. Disney Dominates Box Office with Jungle Book and Captain AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | ComingSoon.net

    ... $42.4 million in first place its third weekend, dropping just 31%, to bring its total to $252 million. The Jon Favreau-directed movie also earned another $57.1 million internationally for an overseas total of $432.7 million. The worldwide total is ...

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  6. Robert Downey Jr promises two more years as Iron Man before giving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Student, 19, is brutally attacked by two suspects who 'pushed, punched and bit her' in broad daylight on a Chicago train while other passengers watched on and did nothing Sony files to patent new contact lenses that can record video, store it, play it back - and adjust zoom and focus automatically A real Cinderella story: Couples can now tie the knot in Disney's Magic Kingdom, complete with castle and horse-drawn carriage 'Are the Olympics in the Hamptons this year?': Thousands mock preppy Team USA's Ralph Lauren Olympics closing ceremony uniform Covergirl Kate! Dressed-down Duchess goes casual as she makes her debut on the front of British Vogue to mark the fashion magazine's 100th anniversary Vault 'containing enough new Prince songs to release an album a month for the next decade' is drilled open after singer took combination to the grave Terrifying moment Texas man crosses road ... (more)

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  7. Forgettable 'Term Life' doesn't pay offRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Terrence Howard, Bill Paxton , Shea Whigham, Mike Epps, Jonathan Banks and others. Vaughn's "Swingers" partner Jon Favreau even pops by for a pivotal cameo. The cast energizes the film, which otherwise never builds much momentum - perhaps because it ...

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  8. 5 Ways The Blues can win Game 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | St. Louis Game Time

    ... The Replacements, "Hey Danny, you what I said about red shirts in practice. Well, forget about it." Cue the Jon Favreau hulk unleashing. Skip to the 2 minute mark and enjoy. Remember March. The group were magic men on the ice. Brouwer had his best ...

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  9. 'Jungle Book' Filmmakers Can't Decide If They Made An Animated Film Or NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Cartoon Brew

    ... If that sounds confusing, don't worry, because the filmmakers aren't entirely clear on what they've made either. Jon Favreau, who directed this mA lange of production techniques, has said that one could call the film either animated or ...

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  10. Hollywood's Great Jungleby Ross DouthatIf you want to have a sunny...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... can have happy lives making movies that the whole family can enjoy, one place to look would be the career of Jon Favreau. Favreau is a heavyset, long-faced Italian-Jewish guy from Queens who made his way west after dropping out of college to try to ...

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  11. 'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Recalls Marvel's Perilous Start at THR's Power Lawyers EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmaker, riding high on a $103 million opening weekend, revealed the high stakes in the first 'Iron Man' film, the possibility of a 'Swingers' sequel and talked about Hollywood's next frontier: virtual reality. If Jon Favreau's 2008 film Iron Man hadn't been a $585 million worldwide smash, Marvel Entertainment could have waved goodbye to Thor, Captain America and a slew of other now-iconic movie characters.

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  12. Vince Vaughn schools Hailee Steinfeld in 'Term Life' clipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Entertainment Weekly

    The problem? The policy doesn't take effect for 21 days and he might not live that long. Directed by Peter Billingsley, the starry cast of Term Life also includes Bill Paxton, Jonathan Banks, Mike Epps, Jordi Molla, Shea Whigham, William Levy, Taraji P. Henson, Annabeth Gish, Terrence Howard, and Vaughn's Swingers and Made sparring partner Jon Favreau.

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  13. FilmlandWelcome to the JungleJungle Book brings back wonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... old man. Let the children enjoy their afternoon; I just think they deserve better. And with Disney and director Jon Favreau's ( Chef , Made , Zathura ) version of The Jungle Book , they shall have it. Nearly 50 years have elapsed since the release ...

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  14. 'Jungle Book' Director Jon Favreau Recalls Marvel's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Hollywood Reporter

    The filmmaker, riding high on a $103 million opening weekend, revealed the high stakes in the first 'Iron Man' film, the possibility of a 'Swingers' sequel and talked about Hollywood's next frontier: virtual reality. If Jon Favreau's 2008 film Iron Man hadn't been a $585 million worldwide smash, Marvel Entertainment could have waved goodbye to Thor, Captain America and a slew of other now-iconic movie characters.

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  15. The Wrath of Shere Khan Dominates Box OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... fur. It followed the classic animated version pretty closely and paid homage to Rudyard Kiplings book. Director Jon Favreau, Ironman, Monica's rich boyfriend from Friends, took certain artistic liberties with the film for example, King Louie. There ...

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  16. New 'Jungle Book' feels realRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    ... and panthers and wolves, and there's only so much anyone can possibly screw up. Here, you have a director in Jon Favreau, who knows dude stuff ("Swingers" 4eva, "Iron Man" holla), and a pretty fantastic set of digitized animals. It's live-action ...

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  17. Bear necessitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Cityview Online

    ... 1967 animated classic "The Jungle Book," there were plenty of reasons for filmgoers to be apprehensive. Enter Jon Favreau. At one time known only as the guy who made "Swingers," Favreau started to find his stride as a director with 2003's "Elf" but ...

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  18. Can You Still Live the Swingers Lifestyle in LA?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Curbed

    ... took place west of Vine Street. For those not in the know (under 30), Swingers is the story of Mike (played by Jon Favreau), a New York City transplant wallowing in the agony of a traumatic breakup while living in LA as a struggling comedian/actor. ...

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  19. Jungle Book: good and bad news for Andy Serkis' rival Cate Blanchett versionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | The Age

    ... as Shere Khan the tiger and Christian Bale as Bagheera the panther. Just before the blockbuster opening of Jon Favreau's Disney movie, Warner Bros bumped the release of its Jungle Book from October next year until October 2018. But history tells us ...

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  20. How 'The Jungle Book' Made Its Animals Look So Real With Groundbreaking VFXRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Slashdot

    An anonymous reader shares an article on Inverse that looks into how The Jungle Book movie was made. Following are some of the interesting tidbits from the story: Directed by Jon Favreau, this version of The Jungle Book, which borrows from both Disney's 1967 cartoon and the original Rudyard Kipling novel, sets a new standard for life-like CGI animals.

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