Ted Release Date
June 29, 2012
Ted SynopsisFamily Guy creator Seth MacFarlane brings his boundary-pushing brand of humor to the big screen for the first time as writer, director and voice star of Ted. In the live action/CG-animated comedy, he tells the story of John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg), a grown man who must deal with the cherished teddy bear who came to life as the result of a childhood wish...and has refused to leave his side ever since.
Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Seth MacFarlane, Giovanni Ribisi, Patrick Warburton, Joel McHale and Jessica Stroup
Written by: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, and Wellesley Wild
Directed by: Seth MacFarlane
Produced by: John Jacobs, Seth MacFarlane, Scott Stuber, and Jason Clark
Distributor: Universal Pictures
Release Date: June 29, 2012
External Info: Ted Official Website
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