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Universal's backing his new comedy

13 April 2010  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

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TV animation powerhouse Seth MacFarlane – the man who brought the world the likes of Family Guy and American Dad – has decided to stretch his plan for domination to the big screen, lining up Ted, a new comedy he’s co-written and will direct for Universal.

Deadline New York reports that MacFarlane is keeping the film tightly under wraps for now, though what little detail has leaked so far points to a Chipmunks/Smurfs-style blend of live-action and CG, though aimed at a decidedly more adult audience. Oh, and it’s the story of a man and his teddy bear.

MacFarlane penned the idea with Family Guy writers Alex Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, and will be providing a voice for the furry creature as well as taking a supporting role. All this in addition to the hours he puts in overseeing his three TV ‘toons, for which he provides most of the voices.

Meanwhile, the team at 20th Century Fox will just have to keep waiting and hoping that MacFarlane eventually gets round to the Family Guy movie he’s been talking about for years. Maybe when Ted is finished…
 


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Hopefully he will just play the voice of the bear and throw in a cameo because a lead role may be a little out of his range. He always seem to come across and wooden and artificial on screen so he should try to find something that doesn't require too much screen time. At least I am sure the screen play should be hilarious. More

Posted by deheor at 13:49 on 14 April 2010 | Report This Post

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It'll no doubt be good, or at least decent. Not sure if the Family Guy movie just kind of morphed in to the Star Wars specials... More

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I love Seth McFarlane. Already very excited about Ted and hope there's a Family Guy movie soon. More

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He is one busy motherlover More

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