Last weekend we got the first red band trailer for Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane‘s feature directorial debut Ted. Today a new green band one has arrived, packed with lots of new footage, but unfortunately the same lame comedy. Following Mark Wahlberg and his relationship with a crude talking bear, nearly all the “jokes” seem to rely on just how raunchy this stuffed toy can be without actually inserted anything clever. If you like his style, I suppose you’ll get something out of this, but judging from these two trailers, this is clearly one I’ll be avoiding. Check it out below via Apple for the film also starring Mila Kunis, Joel McHale and Giovanni Ribisi,.
Family 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.
Ted hits theaters on July 13th.
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