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Jon Favreau Weighs in on Edgar Wright's

Jon Favreau Weighs in on Edgar Wright's "Ant-Man" Exit

The "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2" director gives his take on Wright’s departure from the upcoming Marvel film.

"Iron Man 3" Estimated For $180 Million Opening Weekend

After opening to a non-record $15.6 million at midnight, analysts state "Iron Man 3" is currently set for $165 million to $180 million opening weekend.

Downey, Paltrow & Cheadle Discuss

Downey, Paltrow & Cheadle Discuss "Iron Man 3," Boston Bombings & More

The stars of "Iron Man 3" discuss fictional versus real world terrorism, Paltrow's initial distrust of director Shane Black, the possibility of War Machine joining "Avengers 2" and the Iron Man movie franchise's future.

"Revolution's" New York Premiere Draws Big Crowd, Little Promise

A New York City screening of NBC's "Revolution" pilot revealed an intriguing premise of a world left without power following a mysterious calamity undercut by disappointing production values and lackluster action sequences.

CCI: Eric Kripke and Jon Favreau Shine a Light On NBC's

CCI: Eric Kripke and Jon Favreau Shine a Light On NBC's "Revolution"

Creator Eric Kripke, director Jon Favreau and the stars of "Revolution" enlightened fans at Comic-Con International about the mysteries and epic quests that await them in the new NBC series.


CCI: "Iron Man 3" Footage Reveals Kingsley as Mandarin, New and Improved Suit in Action

CCI's packed Hall H "Iron Man 3" panel rolled out an extended reel of footage featuring confirmation of Ben Kingsley as The Mandarin and a stylish unveiling of the revamped suit.

Favreau Returning as Happy Hogan in

Favreau Returning as Happy Hogan in "Iron Man 3"

Former franchise director Jon Favreau will reprise his role as Tony Stark’s friend and bodyguard Happy Hogan in "Iron Man 3" and Ashley Hamilton is in talks to play the minor villain Firepower in the Marvel sequel.

LBCC: “Iron Man 3” Director Shane Black Panel

LBCC: “Iron Man 3” Director Shane Black Panel

“Iron Man 3” director Shane Black answered fan questions at Long Beach Comic Con about the upcoming film and his career in Hollywood. We have an in-depth report with new revelations about the film.

Harrison Ford Rides with

Harrison Ford Rides with "Cowboys & Aliens"

Harrison Ford spoke with CBR News about his role in "Cowboys & Aliens," leaving the leading man role to another and working with director Jon Favreau to craft Woodrow Dolarhyde.

The CBR Review:

The CBR Review: "Cowboys & Aliens"

Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" is a solid film that will please fans of the Western and sci-fi genres, offering solid performances from a likable ensemble who elevate the film above its few flaws.

Olivia Wilde Talks Women and Mystery in

Olivia Wilde Talks Women and Mystery in "Cowboys & Aliens"

Actress Olivia Wilde discusses her role in the upcoming "Cowboys & Aliens," how an unsuccessful film got her the part and her hopes for more strong female leading roles in film.

Daniel Craig Takes the Reins in

Daniel Craig Takes the Reins in "Cowboys & Aliens"

Star Daniel Craig spoke with CBR News about his love of westerns, his first time on horseback and the opportunity to fall back on a childlike sense of imagination while making the film.

Favreau on Directing

Favreau on Directing "Cowboys & Aliens"

Director Jon Favreau spoke with CBR News about the choices involved in making the sci-fi/western mash-up, casting the leads and the screen legend of Harrison Ford.


Second "Cowboys & Aliens" Trailer Debuts

Universal Pictures has released the second trailer for "Cowboys & Aliens" directed by Jon Favreau. The film stars Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford and Olivia Wilde and will be released July 29, 2011. UPDATED with screenshots.

WC 11:

WC 11: "Cowboys & Aliens" Invade WonderCon

Jon Favreau and Roberto Orci presented WonderCon with a special preview reel from "Cowboys & Aliens" before sharing their support of 2D filmmaking, a message from Olivia Wilde and Favreau's dream comic role.

CBR TV: Jon Favreau, Roberto Orci

CBR TV: Jon Favreau, Roberto Orci

Jon Favreau and Roberto Orci discuss their upcoming movie, "Cowboys and Aliens," the difference between adapting this story and bringing "Iron Man" to the big screen, the legitimacy of comic book movies as a genre and more.

"Cowboys and Aliens" Super Bowl Spot Debuts Early

Director Jon Favreau has released the "Cowboys and Aliens" Super Bowl ad a few hours early, giving fans an advance glimpse at the sci-fi Western adventure.

CONFIRMED: Jon Favreau Passes On

CONFIRMED: Jon Favreau Passes On "Iron Man 3"

Reports are coming that "Iron Man" & "Iron Man 2" director Jon Favreau will not return for a third adventure of Marvel's Armored Avenger, leaving the post-"Avengers" shape of the film Marvel U in the air. UPDATED with confirmation.

"Cowboys" & Writers: Roberto Orci

"Cowboys & Aliens" writer/producer Roberto Orci spoke with CBR News about the excitement and challenges in creating a Western/Sci-Fi film and getting an education on the Western from Steven Spielberg.

Favreau Mixes

Favreau Mixes "Cowboys & Aliens"

Jon Favreau spoke with CBR News about the joining together of Western and sci-fi films in "Cowboys & Aliens" with the director expressing his confidence in his ability to successful merge the two genres.

On the Set of

On the Set of "Cowboys & Aliens"

CBR News visited the set of "Cowboys & Aliens" and spoke with director Jon Favreau and members of the cast about working in the dramatic New Mexico desert and the special opportunity to make a Western with aliens.

"Cowboys & Aliens" Trailer Hits Web

Get a first look at director Jon Favreau's follow up to "Iron Man" as Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford prove unlikely allies in an Old West shootout against visitors from beyond the stars in "Cowboys & Aliens."

"Cowboys & Aliens" Ramps Up Amid Screenplay Disputes

The first full poster for Jon Favreau's "Iron Man" follow up hits in advance of the first trailer, all the while a legal battle is heating up over the screenplay history of the Platinum Studios comic adaptation "Cowboys & Aliens"

CCI: First Official

CCI: First Official "Cowboys & Aliens" Photo

In the wake of Universal Pictures presentation at CCI, the studio has released the first official image of Daniel Craig in "Cowboys & Aliens," Jon Favreau's adaptation of the Platinum Studios graphic novel.

Marvel Releases New

Marvel Releases New "Iron Man 2" Images

Paramount and Marvel Studios have released over a dozen new stills and behind the camera shots from "Iron Man 2," the Robert Downey Jr. starring movie which hits U.S. theaters in just a few short days on May 7.

Cast & Crew Talk

Cast & Crew Talk "Iron Man 2"

The cast and crew of the upcoming "Iron Man 2" gathered for a press conference Friday, and CBR News was there as the group discussed their roles, putting on armor, and the presence of intelligent ladies in "boys movies."


VIDEO: "Iron Man 2" Film Clip

Paramount Pictures and Marvel Entertainment have released a new clip from "Iron Man 2" featuring Tony Stark making a dramatic aerial entrance at Stark Expo in the Iron Man armor, much to the delight of the gathered crowd.

"Iron Man 2" To Be Shown at IMAX Theaters

"Iron Man 2" just got a little bigger - Marvel Studios has just announced the film will also be distributed on those gigantic IMAX screens on the film's worldwide release date of May 7th.

Favreau & Downey to Make

Favreau & Downey to Make "Cowboys & Aliens"

The men behind Tony Stark, director Jon Favreau and actor Robert Downey, Jr. are set to bring Fred Van Lente and Andrew Foley's "Cowboys and Aliens" to the big screen in 2010.

Sam Rockwell Talks

Sam Rockwell Talks "Iron Man 2"

Actor Sam Rockwell talks to CBR about playing Tony Stark’s nemesis Justin Hammer in next summer’s “Iron Man 2,” as well as working with Jon Favreau and the cast, researching his role, and his first day on set with Mickey Rourke.

Jon Favreau Talks Iron Man 2

Jon Favreau Talks Iron Man 2

Director John Favreau talks to CBR about "Iron Man 2," the film's new characters, casting Mickey Rourke, a possible “Iron Man 3,” and his involvement with the Avengers film.


CCI: "Iron Man 2" Shows Its Stuff

As a thank you to the Comic-Con crowd, director John Favreau shows a 5-minute exclusive clip of the upcoming movie before taking fan questions and bringing Iron Man legend, Bob Layton, on stage.

FIRST LOOK: Mickey Rourke as Whiplash

FIRST LOOK: Mickey Rourke as Whiplash

Check out the first look of "Sin City" star Mickey Rourke as Ivan Vanko a.k.a. Whiplash in "Iron Man 2," the new Jon Favreau film based on the Marvel Comics characters.

Iron Man 2 Production Begins

Iron Man 2 Production Begins

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Scarlett Johansson, Mickey Rourke and Samuel L. Jackson, Jon Favreau's "Iron Man 2" began production today for a May 7, 2010 release.

Marvel Studios Updates on Iron Man 2, The Avengers

Marvel Studios Updates on Iron Man 2, The Avengers

Marvel Studios has announced that has part of a four-picture deal, Robert Downey, Jr. will appear in "Iron Man 2" and "The Avengers," the latter of which will be executive produced by Jon Favreau.

PRESS RELEASE: "Invincible," "Viva Las Vegas" Iron Man titles sell out

I AM (still directing)

I AM (still directing) "IRON MAN": Jon Favreau

With "Iron Man" in cinemas this week, the cast and crew of Marvel's latest big- screen adventure have been blitzing the press, and CBR News spoke again with director Jon Favreau about the film.

REVIEW: “Iron Man”

REVIEW: “Iron Man”

CBR got an advance look at the upcoming film “Iron Man” starring Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Terence Howard. Does the film fly? Will comic fans embrace this latest adaptation or will it disappoint like so many before?

I AM (directing)

I AM (directing) "IRON MAN"

CBR News speaks with "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau about his vision for Marvel's armored avenger, the character's passionate fans, and what he learned from other comic book movies.


I AM "IRON MAN": Robert Downey, Jr.

In this first of a series of interviews with the cast and crew of "Iron Man," the new film based on the classic Marvel Comics superhero, CBR News speaks with Robert Downey, Jr., who plays the titular role.