Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman join the cast of Ted 2
Liam Neeson and Morgan Freeman have signed up for roles in Ted 2, the sequel to Seth MacFarlane's hugely successful comedy.
Neeson, whose new film Walk Among The Tombstones was just released into cinemas, was confirmed as a new cast member for the sequel along with Freeman and Mad Men's John Slattery by MacFarlane himself.
Yesterday Liam Neeson, today Morgan Freeman. Not a bad week for #Ted2.— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) September 24, 2014
Ted, which was written and directed by MacFarlane, starred Mark Wahlberg as John Bennett, whose childhood wish brings his teddy bear friend Ted (voiced by MacFarlane) to life. It grossed over $550 million on a budget of just $50 million.
Also set to star in the sequel are Amanda Seyfried, Patrick Warbuton, Richard Schiff and Jessica Barth. It is due to be released in June of next year.