Jon Favreau on The Lion King, Beyoncé & New Star Wars Series

  • Published: 12 July 2019
  • Jon talks about making The Lion King, being nervous about the audience reaction at the premiere, the animation process, working with Beyoncé, cooking with celebrities and chefs on “The Chef Show,” and writing and producing a new Star Wars series on Disney+ called “The Mandalorian.”

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    Jon Favreau on The Lion King, Beyoncé & New Star Wars Series
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  • Mason Ruiz
    Mason Ruiz  2 weeks back

    This really shows you the value of learning at any age or stage of life.

    • Samuelson baker
      Samuelson baker  3 weeks back

      His fight with Brock Lesner was a classic .

      • Cameron Barnes
        Cameron Barnes  2 months back

        That's the guy who's in the Spiderman movies just the new ones.

        • Kangen Benar
          Kangen Benar  2 months back

          No bumbum before big fight!

          • natasha romanoff
            natasha romanoff  2 months back

            The movie "Chef" is awesome

            • Carlo Nassar
              Carlo Nassar  2 months back

              Jon working on Star Wars? Better than JJ's writing?

              • cocobana29
                cocobana29  3 months back

                Go get those coins Jon! So happy for him

                • Aref Eshghi
                  Aref Eshghi  3 months back

                  A quick reminder: the 'original' Lion King was not original! :))

                  • Desvelada
                    Desvelada  3 months back

                    I wonder if he’s become the ultimate fighting champion yet 😂😂

                    • Crash Bandicoot71
                      Crash Bandicoot71  3 months back

                      The fact they focused so much on how it compares to the success of the previous film says why it had such mixed reviews

                      5:51 for Coo-GENG!!!

                      • Isiah Nunn
                        Isiah Nunn  3 months back

                        You need Andrew Adamson and Steve Williams to help you.

                        • Andréa Labonair
                          Andréa Labonair  3 months back

                          You can't recast James Earl Jones. The guy's Darth Vader.

                          • Mufnstuf
                            Mufnstuf  3 months back

                            At 12:30 Kimmel tries to interject his tired leftist political humor and Favreau just moves on, like a champ. Favreau has enough business sense to NOT alienate 1/2 of his potential audience.
                            The Mandalorian looks absolutely amazing (I saw the preview footage). It's shot like a classic Western movie set in the Star Wars Universe. The Mandalorian will bring the old school fans BACK to Star Wars.

                            • Peter
                              Peter  3 months back

                              Disney just saw this as a cash grab they got lazy smh this guy and others involved in this pointless movie disrespected the original classic.

                              • Frosty TheWolf
                                Frosty TheWolf  3 months back

                                Reggae band from garageee

                                • TheUnholyGamer
                                  TheUnholyGamer  3 months back

                                  The man who started it all, brought the iron man from the comics to real life I swear

                                  • Trev Mac
                                    Trev Mac  3 months back

                                    can't believe this is Jon -- wow has he aged, What happened?

                                    • KeyGamer100
                                      KeyGamer100  3 months back

                                      I want to be in a Jon Favreau project. He made my favorite movies

                                      • Ana G
                                        Ana G  3 months back

                                        What the hell is Pete Becker doing here? Shouldn’t he be training to become the ultimate fighting champion?

                                        • Joachim Jensen
                                          Joachim Jensen  3 months back

                                          Oh, the computers make the visual effects? I thought people made it.

                                          • ICOBORG
                                            ICOBORG  3 months back


                                            • YAH B
                                              YAH B  3 months back

                                              Bronx Science!

                                              • Brad R
                                                Brad R  3 months back

                                                "I'm not allowed to say God Damn no more"

                                                This is always my first memory of Jon Favreau

                                                • Cook Fin
                                                  Cook Fin  3 months back

                                                  Lion King is about to hit 1B world wide, so you know he did pretty good job directing this movie.

                                                  • Marcus Manderson
                                                    Marcus Manderson  4 months back

                                                    Great interview. He is awesome!...

                                                    • Brendan Clayton
                                                      Brendan Clayton  4 months back

                                                      Boba Fett wasn't a Mandalorian, why wasn't he corrected haha :(((((((

                                                      • tritone11
                                                        tritone11  4 months back

                                                        This guy is in his own league in Hollywood. I remember seeing him in Daredevil and thinking “oh, the new Jeremy Piven”- I couldn’t have been more wrong. He deserves everything he has.

                                                        • Kibe Paris
                                                          Kibe Paris  4 months back

                                                          Jimmy, I have reduced watching your interviews by around 80% because you constantly interrupt your guests, that was Jimmy Fallon's role. You're getting worse...let them talk and stop making it about you!

                                                          • SCAVULLO
                                                            SCAVULLO  4 months back

                                                            Don’t say you feel responsible when you ruined Be Prepared and the scene of Remember Who You are with Simba and Mufasa! 🤬 You weren’t responsible, you did whatever the fck you wanted.

                                                            • kristina23100
                                                              kristina23100  4 months back

                                                              I am so impressed. JON Favreau huh?

                                                              • Truevan ASAP
                                                                Truevan ASAP  4 months back

                                                                Do you guys think the beginning was on purpose?

                                                                • The Hsues
                                                                  The Hsues  4 months back

                                                                  I love this guy

                                                                  • Apple Jucie
                                                                    Apple Jucie  4 months back

                                                                    God bless you Jimmy thank you for bringing happiest and joy to people

                                                                    • Skms creations
                                                                      Skms creations  4 months back

                                                                      For me he is just a wonder❤️ .. i'm dreaming that how could he have done these many heartfully amazing movies... love from tamilnadu ,, thamizhan .. India.
                                                                      Epdiyaa itha panreenga .. engalkum konjam kaththu kudungalen💕

                                                                      • Stefanus Cahyadi
                                                                        Stefanus Cahyadi  4 months back

                                                                        not want to exagerrate or anything,but i just have a lil goosebumps when i saw the intro

                                                                        hope its good,looking forward to watch it

                                                                        • Zyhir Harris
                                                                          Zyhir Harris  4 months back

                                                                          Tony: dies
                                                                          Happy: oh no i need money!!
                                                                          Happy: oh let's just make a lion king remake
                                                                          Tony and mufasa: drink beer in hevean

                                                                          • TWSTF 8
                                                                            TWSTF 8  4 months back

                                                                            First season is done, and he's already started writing for the second season.

                                                                            That's awesome 😂 👍

                                                                            • klaire anne
                                                                              klaire anne  4 months back

                                                                              Huge respect and admiration to this guy! I love Jon Favreau!

                                                                              • Jonathan David
                                                                                Jonathan David  4 months back

                                                                                When I see Jon all I can think is couples retreat hahahaha

                                                                                • Risko Dutil
                                                                                  Risko Dutil  4 months back

                                                                                  A true humble genius this man is.

                                                                                  • IloveBaklava
                                                                                    IloveBaklava  4 months back

                                                                                    Looks like the movie sucks

                                                                                    • Upasana Sarmah
                                                                                      Upasana Sarmah  4 months back

                                                                                      This man Favreau is like the GRRM of the Marvel Cinematic Universe😍

                                                                                      • Prabu Megan
                                                                                        Prabu Megan  4 months back

                                                                                        I thought he is going to bring out "Kimba the white lion"

                                                                                        • Atharva Kulkarni
                                                                                          Atharva Kulkarni  4 months back

                                                                                          Let him talk Goddamn it...

                                                                                          • brad jenkins
                                                                                            brad jenkins  4 months back

                                                                                            Remember when Disney stole everything that is lion king from that japanese animation studio? Pepperidge farms remembers.

                                                                                            • Yo Daddy 9999
                                                                                              Yo Daddy 9999  4 months back


                                                                                              • lando erv
                                                                                                lando erv  4 months back

                                                                                                Jon Favreau is a great person

                                                                                                • Jayne Taylor
                                                                                                  Jayne Taylor  4 months back

                                                                                                  I have nothing but respect for Jon Favreau. Especially when he used Robert Downey Jr. as Ironman, perfect casting. I love him in Couples Retreat and Four Christmases. Amazing actor, screenwriter and director.