Jon Favreau: Marvel Director with Star on Walk of Fame
Marvel director with star on Walk of Fame
Jon Favreau shaped the Marvel and Star Wars universes. Now he received his star on the famous Walk of Fame.
“The Mandalorian” creator Jon Favreau (56) has been honored with a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Favreau’s plaque, which was set in the ground on Hollywood Boulevard, was unveiled yesterday Monday (February 13) in the presence of Marvel star Robert Downey Jr., 57. The leading actor in the blockbuster “Iron Man” (2008), directed by Favreau, immediately pressed his chewing gum to the base plate, as can be seen in a video recording of the event on YouTube. “Just to make it official,” a joking Downey Jr. explained his action alongside the visibly amused Favreau.
Jon Favreau is recognized for his TV work
The actor and filmmaker Favreau is particularly known as the director of the first two “Iron Man” films, with which the Marvel Cinematic Universe and thus the most successful film series in cinema history in terms of net box office results began. Favreau has also served as executive producer on numerous other Marvel works, such as 2019’s Avengers: Endgame. He also embodies the supporting character Happy Hogan in the MCU.
His star on the legendary walk of fame Favreau has now received for his TV work. He is the creator of the “Star Wars” series “The Mandalorian” (since 2019) and is also behind the spin-off series “The Book of Boba Fett” (2021-2022) and “Ahsoka” (starting later this year). year).
Favreau also directed many successful films such as “The Lion King” (2019) or the Christmas classic “Buddy – The Christmas Elf” (2003). His star is 2746th on the famous Los Angeles sidewalk.