'Ted 2' Is Coming Summer of 2015

Universal Pictures positions this comedy sequel in the middle of a busy summer schedule. Mark Wahlberg and Seth MacFarlane return to star.
Ted 2 set for a summer 2015 release
Ted 2 set for a summer 2015 release
Universal Pictures has announced a June 26, 2015 release date for Ted 2. The comedy sequel currently doesn't have any competition as of yet, but it falls just between Disney's Inside Out on June 19 and Paramount's Terminator 5 on July 1.

Writer-director Seth MacFarlane revealed in August that he was aiming for a Passover 2015 release date, which would have been April 3, 2015. Since the original Ted was the highest-grossing R-rated comedy in history, taking in $394 million worldwide, the summer release date makes more sense than a spring debut.

Mark Wahlberg is returning to star as John Bennett, with Seth MacFarlane providing the voice of his talking teddy bear, Ted. Seth MacFarlane is directing from a screenplay he co-wrote with Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild.

No story details have been confirmed as of yet. It is believed that production will begin next summer, after Seth MacFarlane's Western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West is released.

Ted 2 comes to theaters June 26th, 2015 and stars Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Jessica Barth, Amanda Seyfried, Mila Kunis, Patrick Warburton, Morgan Freeman, Dennis Haysbert. The film is directed by Seth MacFarlane.



Sources: Deadline

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  1. undeadslayer4

    @skywise ya same here but the first film i saw her was dark shadows i just didn't recognize her until i saw kickass

    11 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  2. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 Well ya I love those films. The sardonic deconstruction of the super hero genre always has my attention but aside from that, your right. She was great in those. I mean I didn't even know who she was until Kick Ass 1 came out.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  3. undeadslayer4

    @skywise they were pretty good chloe did really good in those films

    11 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  4. undeadslayer4

    @skywise what about kickass 1&2

    11 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  5. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 Yes that was his first novel. I am not a fan of Carrie though. Never have been. I am giving the Chloe Moretz film a chance just for her and Moore but I don't have high hopes.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  6. undeadslayer4

    @skywise oh so its the same author who made carrie cool

    11 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  7. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 The Shining was Stephen King's 4th novel I believe. I know it was one of his first 5 novels. Back when he was good at what he did...before he became so famous that he knew no matter what drivel he turned out people would flock too.

    But ya the short answer is its based on a great book.

    11 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  8. undeadslayer4

    @skywise not bad for a person who was the original joker in batman wait a minute its based on a book

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  9. SpeedyEric

    Oh good. The oh so great Seth MacFarlane is making a sequel to his presious Ted, and I still don't give a crap.

    12 months agoby @SpeedyEricFlag

  10. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 funny you should mention the Shining. I am currently reading the novel (which I had read before many many years ago - but felt like revisiting the novel). It is much better than the movie from Kubrik (which is brilliant IMO. They are just two different beasts.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  11. Gaucho

    I would have been suprised if it didn't have a sequel. . . Typical hollywood.

    12 months agoby @GauchoFlag

  12. CelluloidDreams

    2015!!! So long!

    12 months agoby @2movieguysFlag

  13. CoreyB

    2015 will be insane for movies. I think they should just end the series after Ted 2. Seth should keep giving us original things!

    12 months agoby @CoreyBFlag

  14. Monkeyiron 2.0

    Groovy

    12 months agoby @monkeyiron2-0Flag

  15. The_Crow2k

    The first one felt pretty complete....but Hollywood yet again is squeezing every thing until it's losing it's taste and becomes sorrow.

    12 months agoby @the-crow2kFlag

  16. undeadslayer4

    @skywise and let me guess u watched the shining did u

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  17. undeadslayer4

    thats good and for dexter why what happened is it because of the writers

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  18. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 We are both pretty heavy in GoT, both the books and the series but we gave up on Dexter a few seasons back.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  19. undeadslayer4

    @skywise and i bet shes scared of zombies too

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  20. undeadslayer4

    @skywise thats good and for game of thrones and dexter

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  21. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 she hates HATES the zombie sub genre which is unfortunate because I love it. But ya she loves those comedies you mentioned.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  22. undeadslayer4

    @skywise thats a relief does that include movies hangover 1 and 2, american wedding, the walking dead, and game of thrones

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  23. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 hahah she does get nightmares.

    But no, she isn't in to those types of supernatural romances. She is more interested in wedding movies and realistic dramas (some of which I can actually stand).

    She hates Twilight. surprisingly.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  24. undeadslayer4

    @skywise hey same with me me and my dad would watch jacky chan, jet li, donny yen, arnold swarzenegger films since i was 6 or 7 so no ur not the only one i even played COD for the first time when i was 4 and man did i suck and ya i know its bad but i didnt really know at that time and im surprised that ur girlfriend doesnt get nightmares from watching all those horror movies with u and ya now thats one of those cheap tricks on how to snuggle with ur girlfriend and does her movies include the twilight saga, the host, beutiful creatures and all that romantic lovey stuff

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  25. skywise

    not sure how I turned this into a horror movie convo...Ted 2 of all places..

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  26. skywise

    @undeadslayer4 My girlfriend hates horror movies but she lets me drag her along because I go watch all her movies. She hates horror and screams at everything. That or she hides her face in my lap (which is a great incentive for me ^^). Its so much fun for me.

    For whatever reason my parents were very liberal when it came to movies. they were dragging me to horrors from the time I was 5 years old (I know that sounds like bad parenting but they always took time to explain what I was seeing). I really get my love of the arts from them and I will always appreciate that. More so I have a deep fondness for horror movies that most people do not.

    Seeing someone die is generally not a funny event. But listening to my girlfriend whimper, scream then hide her face is an absolute blast for me.

    I don't know what else to say.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  27. undeadslayer4

    @bawnian-dexeus maybe because they all had horrible endings

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  28. undeadslayer4

    @skywise sry my bad and its the same with me with brutal violence in movies i never have a reaction but i would only laugh if it was the scary movie franchise but i dont about u and horror movies and how u like them but i never seen people scream once when i saw sinister like the audience didnt do anything and the only thing ive heard from people who did scream was at the end of nightmare on elm street

    12 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  29. skywise

    @bawnian-dexeus When I watched The Strangers in theaters there were only about 8 people in the audience and one of them was a woman who screamed at EVERYTHING. I did not really get in to that movie so much but I had a blast in theaters just listening to this poor woman. I just couldn't help myself, it was hysterical.

    I enjoy seeing, hearing etc. people really getting into a movie. Those movies you mentioned (Paranormal Activity) are garbage but being in a theater full of people who are really in the moment adds a huge amount of fun to the experience.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag