The Western comedy follows a timid farmer who backs out of a gunfight, which causes his girlfriend (Amanda Seyfried) to leave him. He gets a chance at redemption after an outlaw's wife (Charlize Theron) agrees to teach him how to shoot. Seth MacFarlane is also starring, but it has not been confirmed if he will play the farmer or another supporting role.
Seth MacFarlane is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. Scott Stuber is producing alongside Seth MacFarlane, with Media Rights Capital financing the picture. Production is scheduled to begin in May.
A Million Ways to Die in the West was released May 30th, 2014 and stars Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Giovanni Ribisi, Neil Patrick Harris, Sarah Silverman, Christopher Hagen. The film is directed by Seth MacFarlane.