Now here is some really exciting news, Morgan Freeman is set to appear in Seth MacFarlane’s comedy sequel, Ted 2!
While no plot details have yet been revealed, Freeman’s character has been, and Variety had the exclusive:
Plot details are being kept under wraps, but sources say Freeman would play an iconic civil rights lawyer who comes into the picture when Ted needs to resolve some legal issues.
Seth MacFarlane, who is back writing, directing and voicing the titular vulgar teddy bear, was said to be looking for high-profile actor to join the cast in a fun role and showed interest in Freeman from the start.
Currently filming in Boston, “Ted 2? stars Mark Wahlberg and the the majority of the original supporting cast. Actress Amanda Seyfried has also joined the R-rated comedy, and several pop culture and A-list cameos expected in the sequel.
Co-written by Alex Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, “Ted 2? is produced by Scott Stuber with MRC co-financing the pic.
Ted 2 is due for release on 26th June 2015.
Seth MacFarlane’s hilarious Ted grossed a whopping $395 million worldwide last year for Universal, and became the most successful R-rated comedy ever. It was no surprise that in September last year, plans were announced for a sequel.