Giovanni Ribisi is rarely the headline star of a film, but his presence tends to make any film better. Whether it’s with a supporting role in the biggest movie of all-time, Avatar, playing a wacky sibling on Friends or lending his skills to Saving Private Ryan, Lost in Translation or Boiler Room, Ribisi’s intensity raises the bar for everyone around him. Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane seems to agree. He’s just cast Ribisi in Ted, MacFarlane’s first feature film which stars Mark Wahlberg as a man whose childhood teddy bear comes to life. Mila Kunis was rumored to be in talks and that’s now been confirmed as well. Read more about the project and Ribisi’s role after the jump. Read More »
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Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane‘s first foray into movies might be coming sooner than you think, according to star Mark Wahlberg. The Fighter himself has been seemingly everywhere talking about upcoming projects, and he said that Teddy Bear, written and directed by MacFarlane, is going to start shooting early next year. Wahlberg stars as a man whose Christmas gift from the 1970s, a teddy bear, comes to life and achieves great fame. It’s R-rated and the bear, voiced by MacFarlane, is going to be motion capture. Read all of Wahlberg’s quotes and more after the jump. Read More »
Last week, McFarlane’s show American Dad reached a milestone with 100 episodes aired. At the party to celebrate, McFarlane talked to Wired about the possibility of a Family Guy big screen movie and it became clearly that one was not only likely, it was just about inevitable. Quotes beyond the fold.
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