Jon Favreau Articles and News Stories



Oscar Winner Barry Jenkins to Direct Sequel to Live-Action ‘The Lion King’

The Walt Disney Studios has brought in Barry Jenkins to direct a sequel to Jon Favreau’s 2019 remake of The Lion King. Jenkins directed and co-wrote 2016’s Moonlight, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for his direction and won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Writer Jeff Nathanson is back to work on Oscar Winner Barry Jenkins to Direct Sequel to Live-Action ‘The Lion King’



New Mandalorian Documentary, Finale of Clone Wars Coming to Disney+ for Star Wars Day

Disney+ has announced that it will celebrate Star Wars Day on May the Fourth with the premiere of an exciting new documentary and the conclusion of a fan-favorite animated series. Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian will take fans behind-the-scenes of the hit Disney+ series. During the eight-episode documentary, Executive Producer Jon Favreau will share interviews, never-before-seen New Mandalorian Documentary, Finale of Clone Wars Coming to Disney+ for Star Wars Day







Disney+ Releases New Posters for ‘The Mandalorian’ and Schedules New Trailer

Disney+, the new streaming service that debuts next month, has released several new posters and scheduled a new trailer for The Mandalorian, a new Star Wars series created by Jon Favreau. After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of Disney+ Releases New Posters for ‘The Mandalorian’ and Schedules New Trailer



501st Legion Will Appear for the First Time, Character Details, & Ship Revealed for ‘The Mandalorian’

Today at Star Wars Celebration during The Mandalorian panel, we learned some additional details about the first live-action Star Wars series that’s coming to Disney+ when it launches November 12, 2019. Jon Favreau, the writer, creator, and showrunner, and executive producer Dave Filoni along with the actors portraying the main characters of the series took 501st Legion Will Appear for the First Time, Character Details, & Ship Revealed for ‘The Mandalorian’



First Look, Directors Revealed for Disney’s Star Wars Series ‘The Mandalorian’

Jon Favreau gave Star Wars fans something to look forward to with a recent Instagram post outlining the title and story for the new live-action series set to debut on Disney’s upcoming streaming service, and Disney quickly followed up with a first look at The Mandalorian and a list of episode directors. Production on #TheMandalorian, Star First Look, Directors Revealed for Disney’s Star Wars Series ‘The Mandalorian’



‘The Mandalorian’ – Favreau Reveals Name of Star Wars Live-Action Series

CEO Bob Iger recently stated that Disney would be slowing its pace with Star Wars cinematic releases in the future, but that hasn’t halted progress on a big budget project set in the “galaxy far, far away” for the company’s soon-to-debut streaming service. Director Jon Favreau has just announced the title for the highly-anticipated Star ‘The Mandalorian’ – Favreau Reveals Name of Star Wars Live-Action Series



Jon Favreau Reveals Details for the Live-Action Star Wars Series

According to Nerdist, executive producer, and writer Jon Favreau recently revealed details about his live-action untitled Star Wars television show. At the premiere for Solo: A Star Wars Story Favreau told Nerdist that the series will pick up seven years after the Battle of Endor, which places the series between Star Wars: Episode VI – Return Jon Favreau Reveals Details for the Live-Action Star Wars Series