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Marvel’s What If …? S02 Ep08 Review: Renaissance Twist on the Avengers
Most of the Avengers depicted here are the main core with Tony Stark/Iron Man (Mick Wingert), Happy Hogan (Jon Favreau), Bruce Banner/Hulk (Mark Ruffalo), Steve Rogers (Josh Keaton), Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Paul Rudd), Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan), Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow (Lake Bell), and Doctor Strange Supreme (Benedict Cumberbatch) Each actor plays largely against type, especially since[...]
What If…? Season 2 Episode 3 Review: Yippee Ki-Yay, Happy Hogan!
Given how long the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been around, it's hard to believe it only took them 15 years to finally pull on a trigger and do a Die Hard (1988) episode on Marvel's What If…? episode "What If Happy Hogan Saved Christmas?" that has Jon Favreau's Happy Hogan front and center The cast[...]
Jon Favreau Says He'd Play King Henry VIII In A Prehistoric Coronation
By pulling back, by reducing what they actually can do on the screen, Prehistoric Planet 2 is much more convincing. ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – MAY 28: Jon Favreau attends the panel for "The Mandalorian" series at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California on May 28, 2022 (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney) But looking out across London[...]
The Mandalorian Season 3 E06 Treads Into Scooby-Doo Territory: Review
Black and Lizzo fulfilled what was asked, but creator Jon Favreau, who wrote the episode, didn't tap into their full potential It felt like just having Black and Lizzon on our screens was supposed to be enough as if Lucasfilm is turning The Mandalorian into the "Star Wars" universe's version of The Love Boat or[...]
The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 4 Review: Rescues & Redemptions
Directed by Carl Weathers and written by creator Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, "The Foundling" is shorter than the standard The Mandalorian episode, clocking in at only 31 minutes, making it feel more like an animated series episode – not that there's anything wrong with that In this case, less is definitely more. On this[...]
The Mandalorian Season 3 Ep. 2 Review: Familiar Action & More Bo-Katan
Directed by Rachel Morrison and written by creator Jon Favreau, the episode is largely a rinse-and-repeat of the familiar action we've seen throughout the series that turns into survival as the odds start to overwhelm our hero. (L-R): Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal), Peli Motto (Amy Sedaris) and Grogu in Lucasfilm's THE MANDALORIAN, season three, exclusively on[...]
The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 1 Review: A Long Road to Redemption
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa and written by creator Jon Favreau, "The Apostate" hits familiar notes because, let's face it, the finale of season two was a hard act to follow, but it felt like a back-to-basics episode sticking with the familiar formula that's worked all this time That's a fine way to start a season,[...]
From the sequel trilogy, standalone films, and numerous TV shows emerging on Disney+, the next major undertaking from Jon Favreau and executive producer Dave Filoni is to get creator George Lucas to appear on The Mandalorian As the flagship TV series to help launch the streaming service, the series became an institution and powerhouse of[...]
Hasbro Announces Exclusive Star Wars Jon Favreau Black Series Figure 
This time Jon Favreau is suiting up as the one and only Paz Vizsla As many Star Wars fans know, Jon Favreau has voiced the Vizsla Clan in the animated Clone Wars series as well as The Mandalorian Now the director will be immortalized as his own creation with this fun Star Wars Celebration exclusive[...]
The Book of Boba Fett
Creator Jon Favreau and director Robert Rodriguez made sense to Vanity Fair about why the series' title character played by Temuera Morrison developed a change of heart given his time in the criminal underworld of the Star Wars universe The series follows Boba from the time he climbed out of the Sarlaac pit he found[...]
Prehistoric Planet Trailer Debuts, Apple TV+ Series Debuts May 23-27
The series will be narrated by Sir David Attenborough, and executive produced by Jon Favreau & Mike Gunton, and BBC Studios Natural History Unit ("Planet Earth") It also features a theme song from iconic composer Hans Zimmer. Prehistoric Planet Riding Those Jurassic World Coattails Rolling out with one new episode per day, Prehistoric Planet combines award-winning wildlife[...]
Jon Favreau Talks Taking on a Mentor Role in "Spider-Man: Far From Home"
If Marvel Studios had initially had their way, Jon Favreau wouldn't have made it to the Tom Holland-starred Spider-Man films for Sony Playing Happy Hogan, the right-hand man to Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) since the first Iron Man in 2008, the actor-director appeared alongside at nearly every outing of the character since even beyond[...]
The Book of Boba Fett Offers Robert Rodriguez & Jon Favreau BTS Looks
Now with only a little more than three weeks to go, directors & executive producers Robert Rodriguez & Jon Favreau are sharing looks behind the scenes of the upcoming The Mandalorian spinoff series, Disney+ and Lucasfilm's The Book of Boba Fett. Jon Favreau on the set of Lucasfilm's THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT, exclusively on Disney+[...]
The Mandalorian S02: Rosario Dawson's Ahsoka Tano Debuts (SPOILERS)
The actress took to social media to celebrate Ahsoka Tano day, thanking her predecessor, Filoni, creator Jon Favreau, and specialists Brian Sipe and Samantha Ward She shared the exhausting make-up process it took to turn her into the iconic female Jedi The 23-second video was obviously sped up to show to note the meticulous detail[...]
The Mandalorian: Mark Hamill Thanks Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni
Sure it's unrealistic that star Mark Hamill sounds like his 1983 self and who wouldn't commend him for playing the character again even if it's just his voice? The long-time face of the original trilogy took to Twitter on December 30 to thank creator Jon Favreau and co-executive producer Dave Filoni for the opportunity. Luke Skywalker[...]
The Mandalorian and Grogu aka Baby Yoda from the second-season finale (Image: TWDC)
With that in mind, we proudly present our seventh choice for the best of what this year had to offer, the Disney+ series The Mandalorian. Created by Jon Favreau and serving as the first live-action "Star Wars" universe series for the streaming service, The Mandalorian recently wrapped its second season to praise from fans and critics[...]
The Mandalorian Season 2 Goes Gallery; Robert Rodriguez/Baby Yoda Jam
For The Mandalorian universe, this means some major expansion plans that include Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni executive producing and overseeing a mini-universe of titles that includes spinoff series The Book of Boba Fett, Ahsoka, and Rangers of the New Republic for Disney+, all set to "culminate in a climactic story event" (Avengers: Endgame, anyone?)[...]
The Mandalorian - Chapter 16: The Rescue is an Epic Last Stand
It's a testament to the creative genius of creator Jon Favreau and executive producer Dave Filoni, who manage to organically pace the show, allow auxiliary characters to remain in supporting roles, and actually treat the villains like the threats they are rather than some goofy caricatures They also are careful to respect the source material[...]
The Mandalorian S02: Rosario Dawson's Ahsoka Tano Debuts (SPOILERS)
Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni will executive produce and oversee all four series (think Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige), with the series set to "culminate in a climactic story event." Think of it as the "Star Wars" universe's answer to Avengers: Endgame. The Mandalorian announced a spinoff (???) (Image: screencap) As most of you should know by[...]
The Mandalorian: Ch 14 The Tragedy is Action Masterpiece (Spoilers)
So, if you're pissed we're seeing Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) for more than one episode, then tough titty! Creator Jon Favreau and director Robert Rodriguez did more for the character than the previous canon did combined. The Mandalorian: It's Monday So You Know What THAT Means, Boba Fett (Image: Disney+) No Over-Reliance on Space Wizards The Jedi in[...]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 12: The Siege Offers Best in Star Wars
Jon Favreau (who wrote the episode) and Dave Filoni are the Star Wars franchise's greatest minds They should be allowed to continue to do whatever they want The Mandalorian streams Fridays on Disney+. The latest episode of The Mandalorian reunites Mando with two of his friends in Cara Dune (Gina Carano) and Greef Karga (Carl[...]
The Mandalorian: Chapter 10 The Passenger – Adventures in Eggsitting
All Rights Reserved. Directed by Ant-Man's Peyton Reed and written by Jon Favreau, "The Passenger" heavily relies on star Pedro Pascal trying to make sense of what he's doing with little or no direction A language barrier with his passenger doesn't help matters along with a hungry The Child to keep at bay from eating her[...]
The Mandalorian season two. Image courtesy of Lucasfilm
Written and directed by creator Jon Favreau, "The Marshal" is a kind of back to basics episode that reinforces the more subtle nature of the space western even when battling a giant tremor beast. The Mandalorian season two Image courtesy of Lucasfilm Guest stars John Leguizamo and Amy Sedaris didn't add much perhaps by design, but perhaps[...]
The Mandalorian offers new character portraits (Image: Disney+) — The Mandalorian (@themandalorian) October 20, 2020 can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Special Look | The Mandalorian | Disney+ ( Behind the camera, Peyton Reed (Ant-Man), Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), cast member Carl Weathers, Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Dads), and Sam Hargrave (Extraction) will be sharing time with series creator Jon Favreau and[...]
Jon Favreau's Gnomes & Goblins Launches Later This Month
Today we learned that Jon Favreau and Jake Rowell's VR title Gnomes & Goblins will finally be launching later this month Its been a long four years since this game was previewed back in 2016, as they introduced us to an all-new epic VR experience that is essentially a fantasy adventure simulation adventure in a[...]
The Mandalorian and The Child (Image: Disney+)
The Mandalorian executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni are a perfect example of this, speaking with The Hollywood Reporter for an interview that revealed right from the jump that the two were taking a break from post-production on the second season to speak (making that October premiere window even more solid than it was[...]
The Mandalorian and The Child (Image: Disney+)
As series go, Disney+'s The Mandalorian has been having a pretty good run of things, and two people who fans can thank in large part for that are series creator/director Jon Favreau and executive producer/director Dave Filoni With the series rumored to be dropping a teaser soon (ahead of a reported October premiere), the second[...]
Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther, Tenet), composer, The Mandalorian (Image: Disney+)
The Mandalorian series creator Jon Favreau must have been a saint in a past life, because it sure seems like he's being rewarded for it with how things have gone with the second season of Disney+ live-action Star Wars spinoff series Finding a way to thread the production needle and avoid most of the obstacles that[...]
Will Sasha Banks and Gina Carano be mixing it up before The Mandalorian? (Images: WWE/Disney+)
Series creator Jon Favreau confirmed the series' second-season return for October, and that EP Dave Filoni, Peyton Reed (Ant-Man), Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), cast member Carl Weathers, Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Dads), and Sam Hargrave (Extraction) would be sharing time with him in the director's chair Add in that Rosario Dawson, Timothy Olyphant,[...]