The Release Dates for Harold & Kumar 3 and Ted

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Two R-rated comedies have received release dates. First up, New Line/Warner Bros.’ A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas is set to hit 3D and 2D theaters on November 4. That is the same date Puss In Boots and Brett Ratner’s Tower Heist are scheduled to hit theaters.

Picking up six years after the duo’s last adventure, the third Harold & Kumar film stars John Cho, Kal Penn, Neil Patrick Harris, Paula Garces, Danneel Harris, Bobby Lee, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Tom Lennon, Danny Trejo, Amir Blumenfeld, David Burtka, Fred Melamed, Patton Oswalt and Richard Riehle.

Universal Pictures has also set a July 13, 2012 release date for Seth MacFarlane’s Ted. The other film scheduled to hit theaters that day is Ice Age: Continental Drift.

Marking the feature directorial debut of the “Family Guy” creator, MacFarlane will also co-star and provide the voice for the CG-generated title character. MacFarlane wrote the script with “Family Guy’s” Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Giovanni Ribisi and Joel McHale co-star.

In other release news, Warner Bros. has taken The Apparition off of September 9 and the Ashley Greene-starrer will now hit theaters in 2012.