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MTV Eyes ‘Shannara’ TV Series From Jon Favreau, ‘Smallville’ Creators

It's been over a year since we've heard from development on a potential 'Shannara' TV series, but at long last, the fantasy drama oft-discussed in the vein of 'Game of Thrones' has a home. Jon Favreau will develop a 'Shannara' TV series for MTV with 'Smallville' duo Al Gough and Miles Millar, but what chance does it have of moving to series?

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Jon Favreau Could Direct the New Version of ‘The Jungle Book’

It seems like 'Iron Man' director Jon Favreau needed to lick his wounds after the fiasco that was 'Cowboys and Aliens,' as that film's failure may have led to a number of his follow-ups falling apart (he was once set to direct both 'Magic Kingdom' and 'Jersey Boys'). But after directing the lower budget 'Chef' it looks like he'll be helming a new franchise as he's up for the new adaptation of 'The Jungle Book.'

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Jon Favreau is Cooking Up ‘Chef’ to Write, Star and Direct

Jon Favreau, the man behind the first two 'Iron Man' films and 'Cowboys and Aliens,' is looking to go the indie route with his next feature. Favreau is currently in negotiations to write, star and direct the indie film 'Chef.'

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Jon Favreau Directing NBC’s ‘About A Boy’ From ‘Friday Night Lights’ Creator Jason Katims

NBC's 'Revolution' seems to be doing well enough on its own, but it certainly didn't hurt that the J.J. Abrams-produced series had a bit of a boost in its pilot episode from director Jon Favreau. Now, NBC hopes Favreau will bring the same lucky charm to Jason Katims' forthcoming 'About a Boy' pilot, putting Favreau once again in the directors' chair. Casting has yet to begin, but what's the buzz 'About a Boy?' New details inside!

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‘The Office’ Final Season: Jon Favreau to Direct!

For as many big name guest stars as 'The Office' has seen walking through the halls of Dunder-Mifflin over the years, the long-running NBC series has had quite a bit of talent behind the camera as well. While previous episodes have seen Joss Whedon and 'Breaking Bad' star Bryan Cranston helming 'The Office,' now it seems the acclaimed Jon Favreau will be stepping behind the camera before the May series finale! Find out what role Jon Favreau will play in the final episodes of 'The Office' inside!

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‘Star Wars: Episode 7′: David Fincher or Jon Favreau the Likely Candidates to Direct?

And the 'Star Wars: Episode VII' speculation continues. The latest names to be added to the mix of people who are being considered to direct the next 'Star Wars' film is David Fincher but he's not going to get it without a fight from Jon Favreau.

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‘Star Wars Episode 7′ Director Update: J.J. Abrams and Jon Favreau Address Rumors

More 'Star Wars: Episode 7' news? Well, it's clear that, from now until summer 2015, we'll have at least one 'Star Wars: Episode 7' rumor for you per day. Not that we're complaining, mind you: has there ever been a movie in development more fun to speculate about? Hard to think of one.

Today we'll be bringing you updates from three of the "potential" directors of Episode 7:  J.J. Abrams, Jon Favreau and out-of-left-field contender Colin Trevorrow ('Safety Not Guaranteed'). The initial names are just two of many dream directors of the sequel for fanboys, while the latter is someone who has actually been connected - however tentatively - to the film. Let's get to it!

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‘Jersey Boys’ Movie Stuck in Turnaround, Might Not Happen

It was only a few months ago that a 'Jersey Boys' movie based on the hit Broadway musical was in the works through Warner Bros. with Jon Favreau attached to direct. They even set up a website giving fans a chance to audition for a singing role in the film. Now it looks like the project won't even be ready for its original January 2013 production start. In fact, it might not even happen at all.

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Jon Favreau, Director of “Cowboys And Aliens” & “Iron Man” Guests On “Miller” Tonight-7/27

An interesting "Dennis Miller Show" tonight at 10pm on WGBF, when one of Hollywood's hottest directors spends an hour with Dennis.

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