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Seth MacFarlane's 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' Isn't Faring as Well with Critics as 'Ted' Did

The summer movie season continues this week with the release of A Million Ways to Die in the West, the second film written and directed by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane after 2012' s Ted. MacFarlane, who makes his (non-voice) acting debut here as the movie's lead, co-scripted A Million Ways to Die with his Ted co-writers Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, but the creative team's second big-screen comedy isn't faring as well as their first.

Review aggregators Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic are currently rating a A Million Ways to Die in the West at 33% and 45/100, respectively, a significant drop from the scores Ted received two years ago: [...]

Here's the Trailer for Seth MacFarlane's 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

Here's the trailer for A Million Ways to Die in the West, the newest movie from Seth MacFarlane costarring Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Sarah Silverman, and Neil Patrick Harris. Beware that this video may trigger you if you know someone who was tragically killed at the fair, by a large block of ice, or in an old-timey western shootout.

Charlize Theron in Talks to Star Opposite Seth MacFarlane in His New Western Comedy

Oscar winner Charlize Theron is in "final negotiations" to star opposite Seth MacFarlane in his new western comedy, A Million Ways to Die in the West, according to The Hollywood Reporter. MacFarlane will direct, co-write, and star in the live-action film, his second movie as a writer/director (after Ted) and first as a (non-voice) actor. He wrote the script with Ted collaborators Alec Sulkin and Wellesly Wild, and the movie has been likened to Blazing Saddles in all the news stories about it so far. and the story follows a wimpy farmer (MacFarlane) whose girlfriend leaves him after he backs out of a gunfight. Theron's character will be [...]

Seth MacFarlane Proactively Writes His Own Bad Film Reviews on 'Tonight Show'

Seth MacFarlane's new movie A Million Ways to Die in the West premieres this Friday, so on last week's Tonight Show he decided to beat the critics to the punch by writing some scathing film review headlines so they're forced to come up with some other Western-themed puns instead.

Seth MacFarlane Wrote a Novel Based on the Screenplay to His Next Movie, 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'

As if he has any free time these days, Seth MacFarlane somehow managed to write his first book. He authored a 208-page novelization of his next movie, A Million Ways to Die in the West. was co-written by MacFarlane and frequent collaborators Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, but he wrote the book solo. MacFarlane also stars in the film as a sheep herder who falls in love with a woman (Charlize Theron), only to find her husband (Liam Neeson) is a dangerous criminal. A Million Ways to Die in the West: The Novel comes out March 4th. The movie, while the movie that inspired it hits theaters May 30th,

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Seth MacFarlane to Direct and Star in His First Western

Hot on the heels of his first movie, Ted, becoming a box office smash, Seth MacFarlane is going to be starring in his first live action movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. MacFarlane is planning to star in and direct A Million Ways to Die in the West, from a script he co-wrote with Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, who also wrote Ted with him. The movie is said to be in the vein of Blazing Saddles and will use contemporary humor to score laughs from how hard it was to live in the Old West. A Million Ways is set for a summer 2013 start date. Seth MacFarlane hasn't had a [...]

The New Trailer for Seth MacFarlane's 'A Million Ways to Die in the West' Has a Bunch of New Jokes

Here's the brand new red band trailer for Seth MacFarlane's new movie, A Million Ways to Die in the West. The trailer features a bit of the same footage from the last one  but with a bunch of new jokes and scenes, plus more hot air balloons and horse shit.

Sarah Silverman in Talks to Join Seth MacFarlane's Western Comedy

Sarah Silverman is in negotiations to join the cast of A Million Ways to Die in the West, a live-action comedy starring, directed by, and co-written by Seth MacFarlane. THR reports that Silverman is in talks for the role of the town's Christian prostitute who is waiting until marriage to have sex with her fiancé (Giovanni Ribisi). MacFarlane stars in the movie about a cowardly sheep farmer preparing for a big gun fight with a scary foe (Liam Neeson). Charlize Theron and Amanda Seyfried also star in what's expected to be 2014's highest-grossing western comedy.