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Sound Off: 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' - What Did You Think? Now that you've seen it, what did you think? "From the guy who brought you Ted." Is it anywhere near as good as Ted? Now playing in theaters is the latest big screen comedy from Seth MacFarlane, who writes, directs and stars in A Million Ways to Die in the West, a parody on westerns. Joining him in the wild west is an excellent cast featuring Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Silverman and Liam Neeson. So how is it? Best comedy of the summer or waste of time?

PLOT: A cowardly sheep farmer (Seth MacFarlane) recently dumped by his girlfriend (Amanda Seyfried) can’t believe his luck when he’s befriended by a gorgeous sharp-shooter (Charlize Theron). Little does he know, her husband (Liam Neeson) is a notorious killer bent on killing his wife’s new man. REVIEW: It can’t be denied that Seth... Read More...

Universal Pictures You might think that Seth MacFarlane would be the perfect guy to make the boldest Western comedy since Blazing Saddles. After 40 years there’s still no topping Mel Brooks there in terms of genre parody, historical satire, sharp political incorrectness as social statement or even the lowbrow humors of slapstick, raunch and gross-out gags. But MacFarlane, who tackles all those areas of comedy in his TV series and movies, doesn’t even come close to being Brooks’ successor with his sophomore directorial effort, A Million Ways to Die in the West.

Review: 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' Starring Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron & Liam Neeson Even if you’re not a fan of Seth MacFarlane, you have to acknowledge that the comedic multi-hyphenate has built an empire with his quick-fire, profanity-laced delivery and encyclopedic understanding of pop culture. You’ve got to give him something for the fearlessness, and possibly tonal cluelessness, with which he tackles material. The problem of course is that, armed with that gusto, MacFarlane often belly flops when he’s outside of his comfort zone.

Watch: 6 Clips And New Images From Seth MacFarlane's 'A Million Ways To Die In The West' It really does feel like Seth MacFarlane is living the dream—capitalizing on the success of "Ted" by writing, producing, directing and starring in "A Million Ways to Die in the West." Westerns are notoriously tricky box office fare but if the new promotional material, here in the form of six clips and eleven images, is anything to judge by, fans of "Ted" can rest easy.

Seth MacFarlane Talks Returning Ted 2 Cast, Western Action In His Upcoming Films

1:10 AM 1/15/2014 by Fred Topel
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Seth MacFarlane was on a panel before the Television Critics Association for the documentary series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey with Neil deGrasse Tyson. He produced the series. When the session on Cosmos was over, I approached MacFarlane for an update on his films. He was brief, but I got some news out of him. With Ted 2 on the schedule for release in 2015, MacFarlane has not completed the screenplay as yet.

Ted 2

Posted August 17th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

Ted sequel.

A Million Ways to Die in the West

Posted May 30th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

Seth MacFarlane directs, produces, co-writes and plays the role of the cowardly sheep farmer Albert in A Million Ways to Die in the West. After Albert backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love.


'Family Guy' Movie is Definitely Happening Says Seth MacFarlane – A ‘Family Guy‘ movie has been talked about for years now but with the success of ‘Ted‘ at the box office (over $215 million and counting) creator Seth McFarlane says it’s not so much if we’re going to get a ‘Family Guy’ movie but when. And the when looks like it could be soon.

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Comic-Con: 'Mad Men's' Jon Hamm On 'American Dad' Next Season, Seth MacFarlane Says 'Flintstones' Reboot Still Delayed – Seth MacFarlane won’t be going to Bedrock anytime soon but Jon Hamm is coming to American Dad. The Mad Men star will join Danny Glover, Patrick Stewart, Sarah Michelle Geller, Harry Potter’s Rupert Grint, Danny Glover and former SNL cast member Will Forte on the new season of Seth MacFarlane’s show. 7 years 52 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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