Robert Downey Jr. Joins Jon Favreau’s ‘Chef’


Robert Downey Jr.Robert Downey Jr. is reteaming with his Iron Man and Iron Man 2 helmer, Jon Favreau, in Chef, which Favreau wrote, will direct and star in as a chef who loses his chef job and starts up a food truck to reclaim his artistic promise and reclaiming his estranged family.

There is no word on what Downey’s role in the project will be, but he joins previously cast Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo and Bobby Cannavale in the film, which is expected to begin filming on July 8 in Los Angeles with production company Aldamisa taking it to Cannes to sell international rights. [Variety / photo via RDJ Eating Things]