Jon Favreau to Direct Pilot for Abrams and Kripke’s Revolution
The Revolution will be televised — and with Iron Man director Jon Favreau behind the camera.
Deadline reports the actor turned filmmaker will helm the pilot for the high-concept NBC drama from J.J. Abrams and Supernatural creator Eric Kripke.
Described as an “epic adventure thriller,” Revolution follows a group of characters struggling to survive in a world where all forms of energy have mysteriously ceased to exist. Kripke wrote the pilot and will serve as executive producer along with Abrams and his Bad Robot partner Bryan Burk.
Although Favreau as directed made-for-TV movies and the pilot for the ABC comedy In Case of Emergency, Revolution will mark his first dramatic pilot.