A couple of weeks ago, we reported that Iron Man director Jon Favreau was looking to make a new indie film called Chef. Variety is now reporting that Robert Downey Jr. is going to team back with Favreau to co-star in the film. We've seen what these two guys can do together, and it will be cool to see them work together again!
Favreau is directing the film from a script that he wrote. Favreau will play a chef who starts up "a food truck to reclaim his artistic promise and [to reclaim] his estranged family." There's no info on whom Downey Jr. is playing in the movie, but it's an ensemble cast. I'm sure he'll have a good part to play in it. Favreau had this to say in a statement,
Setting a film in the culinary world of Los Angeles offers wonderful opportunities for a character driven comedy.
I'm really happy to see Favreau making another small, character driven indie film. I recently rewatched the movie Made, that he also wrote and directed back in 2001, and that movie is still awesome. If you haven't seen it yet, you should definitely take the time to check it out.