Even when he was just stumping for Zathura, Favreau put on a good show. But in 2007, when he was promoting Iron Man, the director really pulled out all the stops.
First, he faked the crowd with a video message “apologising” for not being there, but promising exclusive footage from the movie. Which turned out to by hilariously bad material from the old ‘toon show.
His crowning achievement was the teaser, with some near-finished effects, which brought the house and had the crowd baying for more. He also gives great, funny, honest answers to questions at panels.
He’s been busy making Iron Man 2 – we’re thinking he’ll have something to show.
Even if it’s only more of the ‘toon…