Chef (Jon Favreau) News

El Jefe is back! More Cubanos for everybody! Open Road Films has announced a re-release of the beloved summer indie comedy Chef, written, directed by and starring Jon Favreau. If you haven't already seen the film (or even if you have already!) they're offering you another chance to catch this up on the big screen. Although I would say this is probably best eaten while preparing you're own feast of a meal, because all it will make you want is the best food you can possibly eat during and after.


Specialty Box Office: Jon Favreau and James Franco Lead a Strong Indie Weekend With 'Chef' and 'Palo Alto' – Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this Mother's Day weekend, which saw Jon Favreau and James Franco bring their star power to art houses to the tune of two very strong debuts... The Debuts: Debut Winner of the Weekend: "Chef." While not the kind of numbers Jon Favreau might be used to with his studio blockbusters, his first foray into small scale indie territory in some time was off to an excellent start.

7 years 30 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Talking to Jon Favreau About Chef, Returning to Indies, and Maintaining a Vision Inside Blockbusters – It's been almost 20 years since Jon Favreau's breakthrough movie. Writing Swingers, he thought it might get him some acting work; he never imagined the career he would have behind the camera. Now, after tackling a few blockbusters and helping set the Marvel cinematic universe on its current trajectory, Favreau ... 7 years 34 weeks ago via donnieyen


Posted April 7th, 2014 by Binh Ngo


Watch: Jon Favreau Gets Cooking In First Trailer For 'Chef' – Lately, Jon Favreau has been known for his big screen spectacles, but for his latest "Chef"—a return to his more indie-oriented roots of "Swingers"—the only special effect may be what's inside the secret sauce. Yep, Favreau is diving into the world of food trucks and the first trailer for his film is here.

7 years 35 weeks ago via donnieyen

Dustin Hoffman Boards Jon Favreau's 'Chef' – Dustin Hoffman has joined the ensemble of the Jon Favreau comedy “Chef.” He joins a cast that already includes Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson and Bobby Cannavale. Favreau also stars and will direct. Story is based on an original idea and screenplay by Favreau. Karen Gilchrist and Aldamisa co-chairman Sergei Bespalov... 8 years 21 weeks ago via jackiechan

Cannes: Bradley Cooper Commits To 'Chef' As Cease And Desist Goes To Jon Favreau’s Rival Chef Pic – EXCLUSIVE: Bradley Cooper has now formally confirmed to star in the John Wells-directed Chef, making this one of the early projects stirring action from foreign buyers who can now visualize the Silver Linings Playbook star back in meltdown mode in this Shampoo-like drama. He plays a Paris chef named Adam Jones, who destroys his wunderkind status in a blaze of decadence and out of control behavior. 8 years 29 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Cannes: Scarlett Johansson Joins 'Chef' (EXCLUSIVE) – Scarlett Johansson has joined the cast of Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” which production and financing shingle Aldamisa is repping at Cannes. Pic stars Robert Downey Jr., Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo and Bobby Cannavale and is based on an original idea and screenplay by Favreau. Karen Gilchrist and Aldamisa co-chairman Sergei Bespalov will produce, while Aldamisa and... 8 years 29 weeks ago via jetli

Cannes: Jon Favreau's 'Chef' Adds Robert Downey Jr.; Aldamisa Selling International – Robert Downey Jr. has joined ensemble comedy Chef, reteaming with his Iron Man I & II director and co-star Jon Favreau. Favreau wrote and is helming the film. Also on board are Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo and Bobby Cannavale. Aldamisa International will start pre-sales in Cannes on the movie that’s based on an original idea from Favreau about a man who loses his job as a chef and starts a food truck to reclaim his artistic promise. 8 years 30 weeks ago via jackiechan
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