Ted 2

Ted 2
Ted 2 poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed by Seth MacFarlane
Produced by
Written by
Cinematography Michael Barrett
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release dates
  • June 26, 2015 (2015-06-26)
Country United States
Language English

Ted 2 is an upcoming American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane and written by MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, and Wellesley Wild. It is the sequel to MacFarlane's 2012 film Ted. The film stars MacFarlane as the title character, along with Mark Wahlberg and Amanda Seyfried. The film is scheduled to be released on June 26, 2015 by Universal Pictures.


Ted marries Tami-Lynn, his girlfriend from the first film, and the couple try for a baby together. However, to have custody of this child, he has to prove to a court of law that he is human.[1]



During the 2012 American Dad! Comic-Con panel, MacFarlane stated that he would be open to a sequel to Ted.[15] In September 2012, chief executive Steve Burke said that the studio would be looking to make a sequel to Ted "as soon as possible".[16] In January 2013, on Anderson Live, Wahlberg confirmed that a sequel was in the works and that it would be the first sequel in his career, while also revealing that he and Ted (as voiced by MacFarlane) would appear at the 85th Academy Awards.[17] On October 2, 2013, it was announced Ted 2 would be released on June 26, 2015.[18]


On February 14, 2014, Amanda Seyfried was cast as the female lead.[19] On June 17, 2014, Jessica Barth was confirmed to reprise her role as Tami-Lynn.[4] On August 20, 2014, it was announced that Patrick Warburton would return as Guy, the co-worker of John Bennett.[6] On September 10, 2014, Morgan Freeman joined the cast.[3] Stars of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Nana Visitor and Michael Dorn have also joined the cast.[7][14] On September 17, 2014, Dennis Haysbert joined the cast.[8] On September 23, 2014, Liam Neeson joined the cast.[2] On September 25, 2014, John Slattery joined the cast.[10]


Principal photography began on July 28, 2014, and ended on November 13, 2014.[20][21][22]


On January 27, 2015, the film's teaser poster was released.[23] This was followed two days later by its trailer.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Jump up to: a b Denham, Jess (2015-01-29). "Ted 2 trailer: Seth MacFarlane returns for more mischief in first look at new movie". The Independent. Retrieved 2015-01-29. 
  2. ^ Jump up to: a b "Seth MacFarlane on Twitter: "Yesterday Liam Neeson, today Morgan Freeman. Not a bad week for #Ted2."". Retrieved 25 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Jump up to: a b "Morgan Freeman Lands Juicy Role in ‘Ted 2′ (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. 2014-09-10. Retrieved 2014-09-10. 
  4. ^ Jump up to: a b "Jessica Barth Set to Return as Foul-Mouthed Girlfriend Tami-Lynn in 'Ted 2' (Exclusive)". TheWrap. 2014-06-17. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  5. Jump up ^ "Twitter / Richard_Schiff: Boston Haahbah. Just like I". Twitter.com. 2014-08-04. Retrieved 2014-08-13. 
  6. ^ Jump up to: a b Fleming Jr, Mike (August 20, 2014). "Patrick Warburton Back For ‘Ted’ Sequel". deadline.com. Retrieved August 21, 2014. 
  7. ^ Jump up to: a b "Seth MacFarlane on Twitter: "Hilarious work in Ted 2 today by @paddywarbucks and @akaWorf!"". Retrieved 23 September 2014. 
  8. ^ Jump up to: a b "Dennis Haysbert Joins Both Dead Rising and Ted 2". Retrieved 23 September 2014. 
  9. ^ Jump up to: a b "Curtis Stigers on Twitter: "On the set of Ted 2. My chair is the one that says Don't Sit Here You're Not A Movie Star.". Retrieved 23 September 2014. 
  10. ^ Jump up to: a b "John Slattery joins 'Ted 2'". EW.com. Retrieved 27 September 2014. 
  11. Jump up ^ "Seth MacFarlane on Twitter: "Hasselhoff in #Ted2 today Hoffin' it up"". Seth MacFarlane. October 22, 2014. 
  12. Jump up ^ Boren, Cindy (November 6, 2014). "Tom Brady lands 'Ted 2,' 'Entourage' roles, brings Gronk along". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved November 6, 2014. 
  13. Jump up ^ "Seth MacFarlane on Twitter: "Philip Casnoff with a lightsaber in Ted 2. If there are any fans of both Star Wars AND North and South, they're gonna go nuts."". Seth MacFarlane. Retrieved December 5, 2014. 
  14. ^ Jump up to: a b "Nana Visitor on Twitter: "Had such a great time on Ted 2 today. What a guy, what a bear."". Nana Visitor. November 11, 2014. 
  15. Jump up ^ Patten, Dominic (2012-07-14). "Comic-Con - Seth MacFarlane Says "I'd Be Open To Making Ted 2"". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  16. Jump up ^ "BBC News - Bourne Legacy sequel confirmed". Bbc.co.uk. 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  17. Jump up ^ Franich, Darren (January 17, 2013). "Mark Wahlberg and Ted to appear at Oscars - VIDEO". Insidemovies.ew.com. Retrieved February 26, 2013. 
  18. Jump up ^ "‘Ted 2′ Gets June 2015 Release Date". deadline.com. October 2, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2013. 
  19. Jump up ^ "Amanda Seyfried Set By Seth MacFarlane For ‘Ted’ Sequel". deadline.com. February 24, 2014. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 
  20. Jump up ^ "Twitter / SethMacFarlane: 1st day of filming on Ted 2:". Twitter. Retrieved 2014-07-29. 
  21. Jump up ^ "Seth MacFarlane tweets the start of 'Ted 2'". The Boston Globe. 2014-06-28. Retrieved 2014-07-12. 
  22. Jump up ^ "Seth MacFarlane on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  23. Jump up ^ Doty, Meriah (2015-01-27). "'Ted 2' Poster Is Harbinger of Crude Jokes to Come". Yahoo. Retrieved 2015-01-29. 

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