Jon Favreau is most well known for being the creator of the Disney+ series The Mandalorian and feature films like Elf, The Lion King, and Iron Man. This week, we discuss his lesser known film Zathura: A Space Adventure.
This family friendly sci-fi film was released in 2005 and is based on the book Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg who was also the author of Jumanji. The story is about two brothers, Walter and Danny who find a mysterious board game in the basement, which transports their house into outer space. Along with their older sister Lisa and an astronaut, they try to survive the game so they can return home. Starring Josh Hutcherson, Jonah Bobo, Dax Shepard, Kristen Stewart, and Tim Robbins. Favreau is one of our favorite directors and we recommend you check out this lesser known film.
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