EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Jon Favreau Talks 'Chef'

Monday, 05 May 2014 09:16
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Opening in theaters on May 9th is the new independent comedy from writer/director/actor Jon Favreau (Iron Man, Cowboys & Aliens) called Chef. In addition to Favreau, the film also stars Robert Downey Jr. (The Avengers), Scarlett Johansson (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Sofia Vergara (Fading Gigolo), Amy Sedaris (Puss in Boots), Bobby Cannavale (Blue Jasmine), Oliver Platt (X-Men: First Class), and two-time Academy Award-winner Dustin Hoffman (All the President's Men, Wag the Dog).

IAR's New York Correspondent Justine Browning recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Jon Favreau to talk about his work on Chef. The accomplished writer, director and actor discussed his new movie, how he has changed over the years as a filmmaker, assembling his incredible cast of actors, making the best possible version of his film, and directing an independent movie vs. a big studio project. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Jon Favreau about Chef, please click on the video player above. 


A chef (Favreau) who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

Chef opens in theaters on May 9th.

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