The teaser poster effectively foretold this event and the day has arrived at last: the first trailer for Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2 is upon us. Prepare to look upon jokes about semen, legal briefs, Samuel L. Jackson and more…
Naturally inclined to indulge in more toy bear-comes-to-life madness after the 2012 film was a massive success at the box office, the sequel sees co-writer director/voice of Ted MacFarlane and human sidekick Mark Wahlberg back for a lot more body fluid humour in the story of Ted’s attempt to prove he’s a person in the eyes of the law.
Our furry hero, see, has married his girlfriend Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) and now the pair wants to have a baby. There are just two tiny impediments to this plan: Ted has no... how to put this tastefully… swimmers... and so will need the help of Wahlberg’s John as a donor. And to become a parent, he needs to be recognised as a legal person, so he consults a lawyer (Amanda Seyfried’s Samantha L. Jackson) and gets some help from a legendary civil rights legality crusader, played by Morgan Freeman. But lest you think it’s all suddenly a high-minded courtroom drama, there’s plenty of lowbrow humour to be found plus vehicular mayhem and another scrap between the thunder buddies. Oh, and Patrick Stewart on narrator duty.
Ted 2 also features the likes Of Liam Neeson, Patrick Warburton, Dennis Haysbert, Michael Dorn, Richard Schiff, Martin Klebba, Sam Jones and Ron Canada. It darkens our cinematic doorway on July 10.