Universal Pictures and Media Rights Capital (MRC) will co-finance Seth MacFarlane's Western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West. Universal will distribute the film worldwide. A Million Ways to Die in the West will be released on May 30, 2014 in North America.
Neil Patrick Harris joins A Million Ways to Die in the West
MacFarlane directs, produces and co-writes A Million Ways to Die in the West. He also plays the role of the sheep farmer (Albert) with an all-star cast that includes Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman, Giovanni Ribisi and Neil Patrick Harris. The filmmaking team behind the hit film Ted - producers Scott Stuber and Jason Clark and co-writers Wellesley Wild and Alec Sulkin - are reuniting with MacFarlane, Universal and MRC for the project.
After a cowardly sheep farmer backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw, arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test.
A Million Ways to Die in the West comes to theaters May 30th, 2014 and stars Amanda Seyfried, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Neil Patrick Harris, Giovanni Ribisi, Seth MacFarlane, Sarah Silverman, Evan Jones. The film is directed by Seth MacFarlane.