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Giveaway – Win A Copy Of Ted 2 Blu-ray And R-Rated Talking Plush Teddy Bear

15 December 2015 3:59 AM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more outrageous, Ted and his Bff are back in the hilarious, boundary-busting buddy comedy, Ted 2, coming to Digital HD on November 24, 2015, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on December 15, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

The follow up to Ted, the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time, Ted 2 features more of the hysterically raunchy banter that has made writer-director-actor Seth MacFarlane an entertainment world powerhouse—as well as a touching story of brotherly love. Both the Blu-ray™ and DVD include an Unrated extended edition that features never-before-seen footage that was too rude for the cinema, but makes this year’s most outrageous comedy the perfect gift for fans of this very adult spin on a childhood icon.

“Funnier, wilder and even more naughty than the first movie!” according to Bill Zwecker, Wfld-tv (Fox), Ted 2 »

- Movie Geeks

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‘Ted 2: Extended Edition’ Blu-ray Review

23 November 2015 2:34 PM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth, Morgan Freeman, Giovanni Ribisi, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton, Michael Dorn, Bill Smitrovich, John Slattery, Liam Neeson, Dennis Haysbert, Patrick Stewart | Written by Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild | Directed by Seth MacFarlane

When it comes to a Seth MacFarlane film, the easiest way to work out whether you’ll like it is to ask the simple question, do you like Family Guy? That is the level of humour you can expect; and with Ted 2 a live-action episode of Family Guy is exactly what you get…

When Ted (Seth MacFarlane) and his wife Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) decide they want to have a baby, they soon run into problems. When they decide to adopt, the state becomes aware of Ted’s existence and he finds himself ruled to be property, and not a human being. With John’s (Mark Wahlberg) help »

- Paul Metcalf

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Ted 2 Blu-ray details announced

17 October 2015 12:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has this week announced the official details for the release of hit comedy sequel Ted 2, directed by Seth MacFarlane and starring MacFarlane, Mark Walhberg, Amanda Seyfried and Morgan Freeman. The foul-mouthed teddy bear will be back on Blu-ray on December 15th.

Pre-order Ted 2 Via Amazon UK Or Amazon Us

Synopsis: Life has changed drastically for thunder buddies John (Mark Wahlberg), now a bachelor, and best pal Ted (Seth MacFarlane), now married to the woman (Jessica Barth) of his dreams. Problems arise when the couple decide to adopt a child, but the law declares Ted to be property and not a person. Angry and dejected, the lovably foulmouthed teddy bear must now seek legal help from a young lawyer (Amanda Seyfried) and a legendary, civil-rights attorney (Morgan Freeman) to get the justice he deserves.

Special Features will include:

–A Giant Opening Dance Number (Blu-ray exclusive »

- Scott J. Davis

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Ted 2 Coming To Blu-ray On December 15, 2015

13 October 2015 12:41 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any more outrageous, Ted and his Bff are back in the hilarious, boundary-busting buddy comedy, Ted 2, coming to Digital HD on November 24, 2015, and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on December 15, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

The follow up to Ted, the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time, Ted 2 features more of the hysterically raunchy banter that has made writer-director-actor Seth MacFarlane an entertainment world powerhouse—as well as a touching story of brotherly love. Both the Blu-ray and DVD include an Unrated extended edition that features never-before-seen footage that was too rude for the cinema, but makes this year’s most outrageous comedy the perfect gift for fans of this very adult spin on a childhood icon.

“Funnier, wilder and even more naughty than the first movie!” according to Bill Zwecker, Wfld-tv (Fox), Ted 2 »

- Michelle McCue

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Fox Buys Workplace Comedy From Alec Sulkin & Julius Sharpe As Put Pilot

24 July 2015 9:42 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

In one of the first significant buys of the 2015 pitch season, which slowly is getting underway, Fox has given a put pilot commitment to Where Are They Now?, a single-camera comedy written/executive produced by Alec Sulkin and Julius "Goldie" Sharpe. In Where Are They Now, from 20th Century Fox TV, the hilarious ins-and-outs of an Internet company are revealed as police investigate why everyone who worked there has disappeared. This is the second season as a writing team… »

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Ted 2 review – Mark Wahlberg and furry friend still cheerfully rude

9 July 2015 3:01 PM, PDT | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Seth MacFarlane’s uproarious sequel about an irresponsible kidult delivers a torrent of outrageous gags

Related: Ted 2 struggles at Us box office as Jurassic World and Inside Out beat $50m

Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2 has been icily received by some American reviewers, on the grounds that it failed to do anything other than make them laugh an awful lot at press screenings. There seemed a lot of laughter at the screening I attended. Gasps that loud for a horror movie would mean raves were on the way. But this is a different genre. I can only say that whatever career notes MacFarlane has hit wrong recently, the Teds aren’t among them. This film, co-written by MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild, is the uproarious and incorrect sequel to the stoner fantasy-satire Ted, from 2012. It is all about John, the irresponsible kidult guy whose emotional paralysis somehow magics »

- Peter Bradshaw

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Movie Review – Ted 2 (2015)

7 July 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ted 2, 2015

Directed by Seth MacFarlane

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, Jessica Barth, John Slattery, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton and Morgan Freeman.

Synopsis:

Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he’s a person in a court of law.

After last summer’s horribly unfunny A Million Ways To Die In The West, many had begun to question writer/director Seth MacFarlane’s true abilities to turn animated success into film gold. There certainly seemed many positives for the Family Guy creator, not least the success of his film debut Ted in 2012, which grossed almost $550million worldwide. But his sophomore feature was a dud, and further doubts set in when the inevitable sequel for the fuzzy bear was announced.

MacFarlane had himself spoke many times about his (and »

- Scott J. Davis

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Ted 2 review: Seth MacFarlane deploys teddy bear shock and awe

7 July 2015 1:30 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Director: Seth MacFarlane; Screenwriters: Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild; Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth, Giovanni Ribisi, Morgan Freeman; Running time: 116 mins; Certificate: 15

After making jaws drop in 2012, Ted returns and he's still got that edge – although there's a lot more padding here, courtesy of creator and voice artist Seth MacFarlane. Mark Wahlberg is as game as ever, the sounding board for a lot of potty-mouthed ranting when the authorities make legal moves to strip Ted of his personhood, while Mila Kunis is replaced by Amanda Seyfried as Wahlberg's main squeeze.

Shock and awe tactics are employed from the off, with f-bombs dropping all over the place – even in church, where Ted gets hitched to his supermarket sweetheart Tami-Lynn (a gum-chewing Jessica Barth). Domestic bliss quickly gives way to some uproarious bickering and bawling, though, and Ted decides the only way to heal the rift is by having a baby. »

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‘Ted 2′ Review

6 July 2015 2:40 PM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Barth, Morgan Freeman, Giovanni Ribisi, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton, Michael Dorn, Bill Smitrovich, John Slattery, Liam Neeson, Dennis Haysbert, Patrick Stewart | Written by Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild | Directed by Seth MacFarlane

2012′s Ted asked the important questions about what happens to a relationship when your partner’s best friend is a swearing teddy bear with the voice of Peter Griffin. The sequel, Ted 2, asks the important questions about the practicalities of knocking off a follow-up when your original film made more money than anyone could reasonably have expected.

We catch up with Ted and Marky Mark Wahlberg at the bear’s wedding to Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth). Their marriage soon turns sour and after a predictably horrible incident at a sperm bank, they turn to adoption to reignite their relationship. At this stage, it is revealed that the government »

- Jack Kirby

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Outrage Watch: 'Ted 2' dogged by racism claims

26 June 2015 2:16 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Welcome to Outrage Watch, HitFix's (almost) daily rundown of entertainment-related kerfuffles. Not anxious enough already? Get your fix of righteous indignation below, and stay posted for outrage updates throughout the week. Shocking news: Seth MacFarlane's "Ted 2" is taking fire from a not-insignificant number of critics who have taken issue with the film's gleefully un-p.C. humor. The charges: sexism, homophobia, transphobia and racism. But especially racism. The comedy sequel, out in theaters today, revolves around the foul-mouthed teddy's quest to be deemed a person in a court of law -- a struggle that in the film draws parallels with the plight of black slaves. It's a point that MacFarlane makes explicit, as in the following scene described (and subsequently criticized) by New York Times movie critic Manohla Dargis: "Mr. MacFarlane aligns Ted’s struggle with enslaved black Americans so that, while watching a scene in “Roots” in which Kunta Kinte is whipped, »

- Chris Eggertsen

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Giveaway – Win a limited edition Ted 2 talking Ted in Flash Gordon costume

25 June 2015 12:43 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

To celebrate the release of Seth MacFarlane’s comedy sequel Ted 2 – which is out in the States tomorrow and in the UK on July 8th – the lovely people at Universal have kindly supplied us with a limited edition Ted 2 talking Ted bear complete with Flash Gordon costume to give away to one lucky reader!

See Also: Read our review of Ted 2 here

Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and co-star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital’s follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow “Ted” writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild, MacFarlane produces the live action/CG-animated comedy alongside Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, as well as John Jacobs and Jason Clark.

Ted 2 sees Seth MacFarlance and Mark Wahlberg joined by returning stars Giovanni Ribisi, Jessica Barth, Patrick Warburton and Sam Jones, as well »

- Gary Collinson

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'Ted 2' Team Talks Making Sequel "Completely Different," Tom Brady Scene, Deflategate Jokes

25 June 2015 8:40 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Like many sequels, Seth MacFarlane's Ted 2 faces the challenge of trying to keep the follow-up from merely repeating the original, something the writer-director joked about and that co-writer Wellesley Wild said the Ted 2 writing team was "very concerned" about. "Most sequels, especially comedy sequels, kind of play the same card over and over," Wild told The Hollywood Reporter on the red carpet ahead of the Ted 2 world premiere in New York Wednesday night. Fellow co-writer Alec Sulkin added that the fear of the second film just being more of the same from

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- Hilary Lewis

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Review: 'Ted 2' suffers from comedy sequelitis and overreaches to lesser impact

24 June 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The first "Ted" was a pivotal moment for Seth MacFarlane. It was his first live-action project, and it was a chance to see if he could successfully launch a whole new empire, one that stood separate from "Family Guy." While I didn't love "Ted," I thought it was a solid step for MacFarlane as a filmmaker. His second live-action film, "A Million Ways To Die In The West"? Less so. I'm already ambivalent about MacFarlane, so adding the extra pressure of my belief that comedy sequels are almost uniformly unsuccessful, and I didn't have very high hopes for "Ted 2" at all. I can report that it is pretty much exactly what I thought a "Ted" sequel would be, complete with a larger canvass and diminishing returns on some of the laughs. Like most comedy sequels, it is too long and too indulgent in calling back to the original film. »

- Drew McWeeny

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Ted 2 Featurette Offers Fans A Look Behind the Bear

24 June 2015 8:12 AM, PDT | CinemaNerdz | See recent CinemaNerdz news »

Ted is returning this Friday and CinemaNerdz has your need for Ted 2 information covered. The new featurette (see above) that just debuted this week, gives you a look behind the bear and the film.

About The Film:

Ted 2: Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital’s follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow Ted writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild, MacFarlane produces the live action/CG-animated comedy alongside Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, as well as John Jacobs and Jason Clark.

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane, Amanda Seyfried, Giovanni Ribisi, and Morgan Freeman

Director: Seth MacFarlane

Writers: Seth MacFarlane & Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild

Produced by: Scott Stuber, Seth MacFarlane, John Jacobs, and Jason Clark

Executive Producers: Alec Sulkin, Wellesley Wild

Ted 2 will be released in theaters on Friday, »

- Mike Tyrkus

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Film Review: ‘Ted 2′

24 June 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The magical teddy bear with the heart of gold and the mouth of potty is back in “Ted 2,” and so is writer-director-star Seth MacFarlane’s mischievous mojo, which went missing somewhere in last year’s mirthless comic Western “A Million Ways to Die in the West.” A sequel to MacFarlane’s surprise 2013 smash ($549 million worldwide), “Ted 2” is surely the last movie one would expect to find quoting from the anthropologist Dawn Prince-Hughes’ writings on the essence of human consciousness. But in its own, sweetly subversive way, this might be just the tolerance plea America needs right now — a movie that says, in effect, “Love thy plushie as thyself.” Fret not: Such high-mindedness has little diminished MacFarlane’s appetite for locker-room humor, gross-out sight gags and bounteous pop-culture in-jokes, which should make “Ted 2” the season’s go-to attraction for arrested-adolescent males of all ages, and continue Universal’s beary good summer box office. »

- Scott Foundas

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New featurette takes us inside Ted 2

23 June 2015 12:54 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We got a rather superb Flash Gordon-inspired poster a few days ago, and now ahead of its U.S. release this Friday a new featurette has arrived online for Seth MacFarlane’s Ted 2 which takes us inside the comedy sequel; watch it below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Ted 2

Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and co-star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital’s follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow “Ted” writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild, MacFarlane produces the live action/CG-animated comedy alongside Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, as well as John Jacobs and Jason Clark.

Ted 2 opens in the States next Friday and in the UK on July 10th and sees Seth MacFarlance and Mark Wahlberg joined by returning stars Giovanni Ribisi, Jessica Barth, Patrick Warburton and Sam Jones, »

- Gary Collinson

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HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: 40 Pairs of Passes to ‘Ted 2’ With Mark Wahlberg

21 June 2015 4:02 PM, PDT | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – In the latest HollywoodChicago.com Hookup: Film, we have 40 pairs of advance-screening movie passes up for grabs to the highly anticipated comedy sequel “Ted 2” starring Mark Wahlberg, Seth MacFarlane and Amanda Seyfried!

Ted 2,” which opens on June 26, 2015 and is rated “R,” also stars Morgan Freeman, Giovanni Ribisi, Michael Dorn, John Slattery, Jessica Barth, Sam J. Jones, Patrick Warburton and Bill Smitrovich from writer and director Seth MacFarlane and writer Alec Sulkin. Note: You must be 17+ to win and attend this “R”-rated screening.

To win your free passes to “Ted 2” courtesy of HollywoodChicago.com, just get interactive with our social media widget below. That’s it! This screening is on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in downtown Chicago. The more social actions you complete, the more points you score and the higher yours odds of winning! Completing these social actions only increases your odds of »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Ted heads to court to get permission to be a father in MacFarlane's Ted 2

20 June 2015 8:49 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

He may have recently tied the knot, but all Ted wants to do is have a baby in the new trailer for Ted 2.

The sequel sees the bear (Seth MacFarlane) head to court to prove he is "human" enough to raise a child.

Jessica Barth is back as Ted's love interest Tami-Lynn, and the pair ask best friend John (Mark Wahlberg) to provide the sperm for artificial insemination, but first have to get legal permission.

MacFarlane directed from a script he co-wrote with his original Ted collaborators Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild.

Morgan Freeman (The Dark Knight), Dennis Haysbert (24) and Taken's Liam Neeson will also star in the sequel.

Ted 2 will be released on June 26 in the Us and will hit UK cinemas on July 8.

Watch Mark Wahlberg speed-recite 57 movie names he memorised for a scene in the film that was eventually cut: »

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Ted 2 gets a Flash Gordon-inspired poster

20 June 2015 7:21 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

The Thunder Buddies return next week with the U.S. release of the comedy sequel Ted 2, and a rather excellent Flash Gordon-inspired poster has arrived online for the Seth MacFarlane film, which you can see right here…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for Ted 2

Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and co-star of Ted 2, Universal and Media Rights Capital’s follow-up to the highest-grossing original R-rated comedy of all time. Joined once again by star Mark Wahlberg and fellow “Ted” writers Alec Sulkin & Wellesley Wild, MacFarlane produces the live action/CG-animated comedy alongside Bluegrass FilmsScott Stuber, as well as John Jacobs and Jason Clark.

Ted 2 opens in the States next Friday and in the UK on July 10th and sees Seth MacFarlance and Mark Wahlberg joined by returning stars Giovanni Ribisi, Jessica Barth, Patrick Warburton and Sam Jones, as well as newcomers Amanda Seyfried »

- Gary Collinson

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Ted 2 Trailer Brings down the Thunder

18 June 2015 8:56 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

If it's Nsfw hijinks you're looking for, you might want to check out the recently released red-band trailer for Ted 2 because this new cut is pretty tame. It's also a little short on story except to show that things are not going so well for Ted and company. In the sequel to the R-rated comedy hit, Ted (Seth MacFarlane) and his new bride Tami-Lynn (Jessica Barth) want to adopt, but the magical teddy bear first has to prove his personhood in a court of law. Enter Amanda Seyfried as a young lawyer who attempts to train Ted and his thunder buddy John (Mark Wahlberg) how to behave in a court of law. Good luck. The new trailer is Ok, but lacks the comedic punch of some of the earlier looks. Does that mean that the MacFarlane project is only funny when there's swearing, immature humor, and drug use involved? »

- Dave Trumbore

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