Even the heroes are individuals with their own wants and desires that don't always lead to peaceful relationships.The initial incarnation of the show lasted two seasons and sixty-five episodes. The main characters of the series are gargoyles, large winged humanoids (their appearance was vaguely demonic, though saying so is insulting to them) that are extremely (almost literally) nocturnal — they turn to stone, no matter what, when the sun rises.Once, there were many gargoyles, but interactions with humanity have led to their species becoming endangered.Favreau is proud to have helped keep production in Los Angeles, notably on the films Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Chef, Jungle Book, The Lion King, and on the pilot episodes of Young Sheldon and The Orville.Favreau also serves as third Vice President of the Directors Guild of America, and is a board member for the American Cinematheque, a non-profit, cultural organization dedicated to the public presentation of the moving picture in all its forms and the operation of both the Egyptian and Aero theaters in Los Angeles.
As a result, the series underwent a drastic shift of tone; from a serialized, dark action series, into a more lighthearted, and at times, comedic romp.
He made his feature film directorial debut with Artisan Entertainment’s Made, which he also wrote, and originally established himself as a writer of considerable talent with the acclaimed comedy Swingers.
In addition to his tremendous success on the big screen, Favreau has served as the creator, producer and host of the critically acclaimed and Emmy-nominated IFC series Dinner for Five, and has directed the pilots for the CBS Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon, the Seth Mc Farlane FOX sci-fi comedy The Orville.
According to Weisman, this happened due to the show effectively being taken out of his hands by Disney higher-ups, in addition to tightening of schedules, and .
When the publisher, Slave Labor Graphics, was hit with higher licensing fees imposed by Disney, both books were cancelled.