Liam Neeson is to reteam with his A Million Ways to Die in the West co-stars Amanda Seyfried and Seth MacFarlane in the Ted sequel.
MacFarlane announced his latest casting coup in a tweet on Wednesday, revealing Neeson had signed on to join Mark Wahlberg and Morgan Freeman in the follow-up to the hit 2012 comedy.
Yesterday Liam Neeson, today Morgan Freeman. Not a bad week for #Ted2.
— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) September 24, 2014
MacFarlane will direct and voice the title character.
Ted debuted in June of 2012 to highly impressive numbers with worldwide box-office earnings of $549.4 million. The film went on to earn the titles of highest-grossing R-rated film of the year as well as the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time.
Production on Ted 2 has begun in Boston and the film is scheduled for release on June 26, 2015.
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