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  1. Iron Man (2008) had no script. “They had no script, man. They had an outline.” Jeff Bridges described the improvised production of the first MCU film as being “saved by the improv prowess of the film’s director (Jon Favreau) and star. (Robert Downey Jr.)”

  2. J.J. Abrams, Joss Whedon, Harold Ramis, Jon Favreau, Bryan Cranston, and Jason Reitman all directed at least one episode of The Offce

  3. Will Ferrell's shocked reactions to the jack-in-the-box's in "Elf" were genuine, as Jon Favreau was controlling them remotely offstage.

  4. There was no script for the first Iron Man movie with Robert Downey Jr. Co-star Jeff Bridges claims that Downey and director Jon Favreau would improvise and create each day's scenes.

  5. While filming a scene in the live action "Jungle Book" where Mowgli meets King Louie (Christopher Walken), director Jon Favreau spotted a cowbell on stage and said, "this is what Mowgli has to use." Mowgli rings the bell to awaken Louie as an hommage to Walken's SNL skit.

  6. Will Ferrell's jumpy reactions to the jack-in-the-box's in "Elf" were genuine, as director Jon Favreau was controlling them remotely offstage.

  7. Peter Billingsley, Ralphie from A Christmas Story, appeared in the first Iron Man film and Spider-Man: Far From Home. He usually collaborates with Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn, producing Made, Zathura, Iron Man, and many more of the duo’s projects.

  8. Director/actor Jon Favreau used to host a television series called Dinner For Five where he'd eat dinner with five famous people every week.

  9. Macy's originally agreed to be the department store in "Elf" however one stipulation was that Santa couldn't be revealed as a fake. Jon Favreau was unwilling to change the content so he changed the store to "Gimbel's" and filmed it in the cafeteria of a Vancouver mental hospital.

  10. Guest directors for the U.S. version of The Office included: J. J. Abrams (Star Wars), Joss Whedon (Avengers), Jon Favreau (Iron Man), Harold Ramis (Groundhog Day), Jason Reitman (Juno), and Marc Webb (The Amazing Spiderman)

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Jon Favreau was offered the role of Chandler in Friends

Giancarlo Esposito and Jon Favreau worked together in media involving "The Law of the Jungle" in both The Jungle Book (2016) and a Destiny trailer from 2013

 1   TIL the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Acceptance Speech was edited by none other than 'Iron Man 2' director Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau played Eric the Clown in Seinfeld S5E18 - credit in comments

Pre Vizsla, The Mandalorean Governor in Star Wars: The Clone Wars was voiced by Jon Favreau - what a hero

Jon Favreau the Obama campaign speechwriter is not the actor of Swingers fame.

Jon Favreau the actor and director, is a different person to Jon Favreau who wrote speeches for President Obama

Jon Favreau was the voice of Mr. Narwhal in Elf.

Jon Favreau was the voice of Mr. Narwhal in Elf.

Pod Save America hosts Jon Favreau and Tommy Vietor were once in a beer pong scandal.

Directors Jon Favreau, David Fincher, Matthew Vaughn, Ben Affleck were considered for the job of directing Star Wars: The Force Awakens

John Oliver will voice Zazu and Seth Rogen will voice Pumba in new Lion King Remake Directed by Jon Favreau

While filming the scene in the live action "Jungle Book" where Mowgli meets King Louie (Christopher Walken), director Jon Favreau spotted a cow bell in the background and said "this is what Mowgli has to use." Mowgli rings the cow bell to get the King's attention.

That, in “Elf”, director Jon Favreau not only cameos as Dr. Leonardo, but also voices the iconic Narwhal at the beginning of the movie.

The only film Jon Favreau made that didn't break even was one he brought to the Apprentice to get them to market.

Jon Favreau was being considered to direct Star Wars Episode IX before J. J. Abrams was selected to direct.

Jon Favreau created the role of Cara Dune in The Mandalorian with former mixed martial artist Gina Carano in mind, and did not audition any other actresses for the role.

Captain America's shield in the first Ironman movie was only there as a joke from an ILM artist during cinesync sessions to which Jon Favreau wanted to leave in just to see who else might notice it.

Barack Obama's 2009 Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech was edited by none other than 'Iron Man 2' director Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau, the actor who plays Tony Stark's body guard in Iron Man (2008) was also the director of the first two Iron Man films.

Jon Favreau, the actor who plays Tony Stark's body guard in Iron Man (2008) was also the director of the entire film.

Peter Billingsley, better known as Ralphie from A Christmas Story, was an executive producer for the film Iron Man, and is a frequent collaborator with Jon Favreau and Vince Vaughn.

Will Ferrell's jumpy reactions to the jack-in-the-box's in "Elf" were genuine, as director Jon Favreau was controlling them offstage remotely

In the movie "Elf" director Jon Favreau made the jacks in the box remote controlled and he would set them off unpredictably to get an authentic reaction from Will Farrell.

The actor who plays Happy in the MCU (Jon Favreau) was actually the director of Iron Man 1 & 2, aswell as being executive producer of other MCU movies (Iron Man 3, Avengers, Age of Ultron, Infinity war & Endgame).