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  1. Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Cooking Up Major Awards Play Over Labor Day

    10:08 am PDT 08/19/2014
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    Film guild members can feast on the movie for free when it returns to theaters nationwide READ MORE

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  2. Specialty Box Office: Indie Darling 'Boyhood' Approaches $14 Million

    10:35 am PDT 08/17/2014
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    The unique indie drama all but expanded nationwide over the weekend READ MORE

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

    11:22 am PDT 07/28/2014
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    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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  4. How Urkel Was Partly Responsible for the Kogi Truck Phenomenon

    10:00 am PDT 06/27/2014
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    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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  5. MPC Confirms It Will Take On Visual Effects for Disney's 'The Jungle Book'

    1:01 pm PDT 06/19/2014
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    Additional projects at the Technicolor-owned VFX company include "Exodus," "Cinderella" and "Batman v Superman." READ MORE

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

    4:46 pm PDT 05/08/2014
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    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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  7. Tribeca: Jon Favreau's 'Chef,' 'Keep on Keepin' On' Doc Win Audience Awards

    6:15 pm PDT 04/26/2014
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    "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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  8. Tribeca: 'Chef' Stars Jon Favreau, Oliver Platt Talk Preparation

    2:55 pm PDT 04/23/2014
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    The two stars of the food film revealed how they researched their roles as cook and critic. READ MORE

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

    8:11 am PDT 04/14/2014
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    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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  10. Jon Favreau Hits the Road in a Taco Truck in First 'Chef' Trailer (Video)

    4:43 am PDT 04/08/2014
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    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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  11. 'Chef' Trailer

    5:00 am PDT 04/07/2014
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    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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  12. SXSW: 4 Barbecue Meccas to Visit in Austin

    11:42 am PDT 03/10/2014
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    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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  13. Did Twitter Pay for Placement in Jon Favreau's 'Chef'? The Director Says No

    8:33 am PST 03/08/2014
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    Tweet "thought bubbles" pop up in clusters above the characters, as little bird logos fly off in every direction. READ MORE

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  14. Chef: SXSW Review

    10:31 pm PST 03/07/2014
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    Jon Favreau gets personal again in a film about a chef whipping his life back together. READ MORE

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  15. SXSW: Jon Favreau Says 'Chef' Marks Return to 'Swingers'-Style Filmmaking (Q&A)

    5:00 am PST 03/07/2014
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    "To speak to an audience of your peers is a real luxury right now," the filmmaker explains ahead of his South by Southwest world premiere. READ MORE

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  16. Idris Elba to Voice Man-Eating Tiger in Disney's 'Jungle Book'

    5:47 pm PST 03/06/2014
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    Jon Favreau is directing the live-action/CG hybrid. READ MORE

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  17. Jon Favreau's 'Chef' to Open South by Southwest Film Fest

    12:00 pm PST 01/09/2014
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    The festival will also screen the world premiere of Rob Thomas' "Veronica Mars" movie. READ MORE

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  18. The Wolf of Wall Street: Film Review

    8:00 am PST 12/17/2013
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    At nearly three hours of pushing the R rating, Martin Scorsese's film leaves no storytelling trick unused while watching Jordan Belfort embrace Wall Street's cutthroat ethos. READ MORE

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  19. How Much 'Shannara' Will Fans Find in MTV's TV Adaptation?

    9:26 am PST 12/06/2013
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    MTV will be adapting Terry Brooks' much loved fantasy series for television -- but how faithful an adaptation should fans expect? READ MORE

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  20. Hollywood Thanksgiving: Stars Celebrate on Twitter

    1:43 pm PST 11/28/2013
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    UPDATED: Oprah, Justin Timberlake, Lindsay Lohan, Lady Gaga, Zac Efron, Stephen Colbert, Shonda Rhimes, Paula Deen and Ronan Farrow were among those who took to the micro-blogging platform to share their turkey day thoughts. READ MORE

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