Seth MacFarlane Reunites With Universal For Western ComedyBy: John Vinson - May 11, 2013
Apparently, Seth MacFarlane and Universal enjoyed making loads of money together on the film ‘Ted’, as they are teaming up again to release ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’. The film is being billed as a western comedy, which will see MacFarlane co-write, direct, produce, and star in the project.
According to IMDB, the story will follow a cowardly farmer enlisting the help of a gunslinger to win back the woman who left him. More details surrounding the film have surfaced as well; we know MacFarlane will be playing a sheep farmer named Albert. The film is already packed with star studded talent, as Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman, and Giovanni Ribisi have all been reported to appear in the film. The movie is slated to release May 30th, 2014.
The movie ‘Ted’ raked in $549 million, which undoubtedly lead to the quick team-up of MacFarlane and Universal so soon after their first work together. Along with the western comedy, there have been rumors that the film company is interested in releasing ‘Ted 2′. There have been no concrete details released concerning this project, however.
As you can see by the clip below, MacFarlane is no stranger in poking fun at cowboys and the west. Though that can really be said of any topic, when dealing with Family Guy.