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  1. Christopher Walken, 'Breaking Bad' Alum Giancarlo Esposito Join Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    10:36 am 7/28/2014

    The actors join Ben Kingsley, Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba and Scarlett Johansson in the live-action/animation hybrid from Jon Favreau.Read more

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  2. How Urkel Was Partly Responsible for the Kogi Truck Phenomenon

    10:00 am 6/27/2014

    UPDATED: Actor Jaleel White was the secret ingredient behind Roy Choi's now-legendary success, the inspiration for Jon Favreau's "Chef."Read more

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  3. MPC Confirms It Will Take On Visual Effects for Disney's 'The Jungle Book'

    12:50 pm 6/19/2014

    Additional projects at the Technicolor-owned VFX company include "Exodus," "Cinderella" and "Batman v Superman."Read more

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  4. Box Office: 'Neighbors,' 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' to Battle Over Mother's Day Crown

    2:46 pm 5/8/2014

    UPDATED: Female Christian comedy "Moms' Night Out" and family offering "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" are expected to do more modest business; the late Philip Seymour Hoffman's "God's Pocket" and Jon Favreau's "Chef" opens at the specialty box office. Read more

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  5. Tribeca: Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' 'Keep on Keepin' On' Doc Win Audience Awards

    6:15 pm 4/26/2014

    "Chef" will be released May 9 by Open Road Films, while Radius TWC acquired worldwide rights to "Keepin' On."Read more

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  6. Tribeca: 'Chef' Stars Jon Favreau, Oliver Platt Talk Preparation

    2:47 pm 4/23/2014

    The two stars of the food film revealed how they researched their roles as cook and critic.Read more

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  7. 'Game of Thrones': Hollywood Reacts to Purple Wedding Shocker

    8:03 am 4/14/2014

    UPDATED: Stephen King, Anna Kendrick and Jon Favreau are just some of the stars who tweeted their reactions to Sunday night's surprising incident.Read more

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  8. 'Chef' Trailer

    9:23 am 4/8/2014

    Jon Favreau's comedy about a a chef who quits his job and pursues a career in operating a food truck. The film co-starring Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara and John Leguizamo is set to hit theaters on May 9. Read more

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  9. Jon Favreau Hits the Road in a Taco Truck in First 'Chef' Trailer (Video)

    2:15 am 4/8/2014

    Get a first taste of the writer/director/star's upcoming culinary road movie, with an A-list supporting cast including Scarlett Johansson, Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara and Dustin Hoffman.Read more

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  10. SXSW: 4 Barbecue Meccas to Visit in Austin

    11:21 am 3/10/2014

    From Franklin's Barbecue, a favorite of Jimmy Kimmel's that also made a cameo in Jon Favreau's SXSW-debuting film "Chef," to award-winning beef ribs from Micklewait Craft Meats, these are the top BBQ spots to hit up during the Austin fest.Read more

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