Amanda Seyfried has, according to Deadline
, taken the female lead in Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2
. Apparently, Mila Kunis' Lori Collins with either appear only briefly or not at all, which is said to be a wholly creative decision on the part of MacFarlane.
MacFarlane returns as writer, director and co-star of Ted 2
, Universal and Media Rights Capital's follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow Ted
writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild, MacFarlane will also produce the live action/CG-animated comedy alongside Bluegrass Films' Scott Stuber, as well as John Jacobs and Jason Clark.
Seyfried starred last year in the porn star biopic Lovelace
, writer/director Justin Zackham's comedy drama The Big Wedding
and, as a voice, in 20th Century Fox's animated adventure Epic
. She'll next star in MacFarlane's second feature film, A Million Ways to Die in the West
, hitting theaters May 30.
, meanwhile, is slated to hit the big screen on June 26, 2015.
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