Jon Favreau and Seth MacFarlane Head To Space

JonFavreauJon Favreau, director of Iron Man and The Jungle Book, has signed on to direct and executive produce a new hour-long comedic drama created and starring Seth MacFarlane. The new series, which is set up at Fox, is set 300 years in the future and in space and follows Orville, a rundown exploratory ship from Earth.

The new series also stars Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon and J Lee as members of the ship's crew. MacFarlane wrote the pilot script which begins shooting in January.

Favreau will stay on as a consultant on the project, which has a straight-to-series order.


[Source: Deadline]

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Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.