Tag: JON FAVREAU

Jon Favreau Addresses Whether Or Not Boba Fett Will Pop Up In ‘The Mandalorian’

Lucasfilm After what Disney and Lucasfilm determined was the financial misfire of Solo: A Star Wars Story, the long-rumored film based on the bounty hunter Boba Fett was summarily canceled. Even so, fans have been clamoring for something new that pertains to the hugely popular character from the original trilogy. And with the upcoming original […]

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Jon Favreau Is ‘Holding Out Hope’ Spider-Man Stays In The MCU

Getty Image The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a tangled, complicated web and Jon Favreau still hopes it can include Spider-Man moving forward. Favreau, who directed Iron Man and appeared as an actor in a slew of Marvel movies as the MCU expanded, has most recently seen the screen in Spider-Man: Far From Home. But the […]

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‘The Mandalorian’ Will Show The ‘Darker, Freakier Side’ Of ‘Star Wars’

Disney/Lucasfilm The Mandalorian is not only the first live-action Star Wars show, it’s also the anchor series for Disney’s much-anticipated streaming service, Disney+ (both debut on November 12). No wonder it’s being overseen by Jon Favreau, who kicked off the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Iron Man. The first trailer for The Mandalorian is expected to […]

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‘The Lion King’ Director Jon Favreau Is Reassuring Everyone After James Earl Jones’ Premiere Absence

Disney The Lion King‘s world premiere earlier this week sparked an overwhelmingly positive outpouring of first reactions. People were terribly excited about the breathtaking visuals, and while Beyonce always nabs attention, and Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen apparently stole scenes as Timon and Pumbaa, a lingering issue weighed over the event. James Earl Jones, who […]

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‘The Lion King’ Is One Of The Most Visually Stunning Effects Movie We’ve Ever Seen

Disney Jon Favreau’s reimagining of The Lion King is probably the most visually striking effects-heavy movie I’ve ever seen. And it’s not even necessarily the main characters that fully achieve that seemingly hyperbolic first sentence – but it’s more this all-encompassing world he and his team have created. For instance, there’s a scene featuring a […]

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‘The Lion King’ First Reactions Are Overwhelmingly Positive And Call It A Big Hit For Disney

Disney Ever since the first trailer for Disney and Jon Favreau’s The Lion King debuted earlier this year, trailer time at the multiplex has been more beautiful than usual. Indeed, the visuals look utterly breathtaking, and box-office tracking has been promising, to say the least, and essentially, Disney has been grabbing all of the entertainment […]

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The Lion King: Beyoncé’s New Secret Song and How She Helped Director Jon Favreau’s ‘Cool’ Stock Rise

(L-R): Recording artist Beyonce attends the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards on January 28, 2018 in New York City. Jon Favreau speaks onstage at Tribeca Talks: Jon Favreau with Scarlett Johansson during 2017 Tribeca Film Festival on April 21, 2017 in New York City. Photo: Christopher Polk (Getty Images for NARAS), Theo Wargo (Getty Images for Tribeca […]

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Chef Andrew Rea Talks About His Experience Cooking On Netflix’s ‘The Chef Show’

Binging With Babish Andrew Rea created the hit YouTube channel, Binging with Babish, three years ago. It all started with an episode recreating the infamous TV burger cook-off from Parks and Recreation. From there, he was able to bridge the gap between pop culture and food mania — churning out episodes recreating iconic dish after […]

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He Just Can’t Wait to Be King … And Sing: JD McCrary Talks Playing Young Simba in The Lion King and Debut EP

JD McCrary Photo: Nick Spanos (Courtesy of Hollywood Records) Young Simba is my favorite Simba. Why? Because he’s cute, spunky, braggadocious, and has one of the best Disney songs known to man (and animal kingdom): “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King” from The Lion King. That song is also known as a Leo’s anthem. […]

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