Ted the talking bear is back and this time around, the sequel of Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” will feature a star-studded cast including the award-winning actor, Liam Neeson!
On 24th September, the director of Ted, Seth MacFarlane confirmed on Twitter that the Taken actor will make a cameo appearance in the film after being casted as a villain in “A Million Ways to Die in the West“.
Yesterday Liam Neeson, today Morgan Freeman. Not a bad week for #Ted2.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) September 24, 2014
As seen in his tweet, Liam Neeson is not the only heavyweight actor who will be joining the cast of the sequel as the Lucy actor Morgan Freeman is set to be part of the film too. Hitfix has also exclusively reported that “Mad Men” actor John Slattery will be making a cameo appearance in the sequel as well.
Set to be the voice of the title character, MacFarlane will return to direct and co-write the script of the film. Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Barth, and Patrick Warburton will reprise their respective roles while Michael Dorn and Dennis Haysbert will join Freeman and Neeson as the new characters of the film. Amanda Seyfried, who also appeared in MacFarlane’s “A Million Way to Die in the West”, will be replacing Mila Kunis to become the female lead of “Ted 2”.
Slated for release on June 26, 2015, the film will be distributed by Universal Pictures.
Don’t say we didn’t warn you but you better watch the sequel, because if you don’t, this will happen: