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Mila Kunis Joins Mark Wahlberg in Seth MacFarlane's Movie 'Ted'?

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December 13, 2010
Source: Heat Vision

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We recently learned that Mark Wahlberg will definitely be leading the R-rated comedy Ted from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. The story follows an average Boston guy who's normal except for the childhood wish he made that his teddy bear would come to life — and it did. Years later, as an adult, the bear (voiced by MacFarlane) is still around as his best friend but has become a carousing, irresponsible slacker who gets in the way of his buddy committing to adulthood and a girl he loves. The cast is now growing, as Heat Vision reports Mila Kunis (Black Swan) and Adam Scott (Step Brothers, "Party Down") are joining the comedy.

Kunis will play Wahlberg's girlfriend who just wants to take their relationship to the next level, but finds difficulty with Ted's overbearing nature and general douchebaggery. Scott will be playing her slimy boss who "comforts" her in this difficult time. While many people seem to think "Family Guy" has gone downhill in recent years, the animated comedy still makes me laugh plenty, and having MacFarlane bring his trademark humor to the big screen seems only natural. After all, the adult bear just seems like another version of the Griffin family dog Brian but with much more frat boy flare. Count me interested and anxious to see how it turns out. How about you?

UPDATE: MTV spoke to Mila Kunis who revealed this deal may not be as finalized as it seemed. The actress said, "I found out about it from an email that a friend of mine sent me. It's a script that I read that Seth is directing. I read it on and off for two years through different rewrites. It's a really great script. If time permits and scheduling works out I'd love to do it. I don’t even know if there's a set date. I know Wahlberg and I did a table read and he was great. It's a really, really funny script. Its all just a matter of timing." Stay tuned as this story develops.

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Reader Feedback - 17 Comments

1

GENE to the YES

Hmm on Dec 13, 2010

2

Im not a huge fan of family guy but the idea sounds funny

ORionCOmplex on Dec 14, 2010

3

um...read the news or stare at the picture? what to do.

Xerxex on Dec 14, 2010

4

um... Xerxex, also you can look at Google images to find that picture in high res!

Manuel on Dec 14, 2010

5

Shut up Meg.

Toucmyinfection on Dec 14, 2010

6

doesn't MacFarlane already do this with the bear character Tim the Bear on The Cleveland Show?

Bucker96 on Dec 14, 2010

7

yea. i didnt read the story. jus stared for an hour

KING on Dec 14, 2010

8

That thigh...it's mesmerizing. @.@

SuicidalOptimist on Dec 14, 2010

9

@Manuel Hi-Res you say? I must see this.

Xerxex on Dec 14, 2010

10

@Xerxex This is what I was talking about.... http://spankbank.ca/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/mila-kunis_001.jpg

Manuel on Dec 14, 2010

11

i don't even know what this article is about - that pose mila kunis is in just leaves me breathless.

beavis on Dec 14, 2010

12

and Macaulay Culkin gets to sleep next to that. lucky bastard.

Xerxex on Dec 14, 2010

13

Sam and Fuzzy anyone? -> http://www.samandfuzzy.com/

John I.G. on Dec 14, 2010

14

umm..what were we talking about again? oh yeah, she was super hot in forgetting sarah marshall.

Nic on Dec 14, 2010

15

What movie is that still from? I must watch!

Cooldu on Dec 15, 2010

16

Oh Mila don't miss this opportunity to be in a great funny movie.....You need it to keep your career going. Anything seth does should be great and you and he might be the funniest ones..

alex on Dec 16, 2010

17

i spoke with the greenlighting guy just now on omelgle!!!! and he said the movie is on with mia kunis

Totalcuts on Jul 14, 2011

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