Household Man creator Seth MacFarlane has a live-action TV collection adaptation of his Ted films headed to Peacock. MacFarlane will write and government produce the Ted TV collection, and can as soon as once more voice “Ted,” the foul-mouth teddy bear come to life via a magical want. MacFarlane’s Fuzzy Door Productions associate Erica Huggins may even co-executive produce the collection, whereas UCP and MRC Tv are producing it, as a part of MacFarlane’s deal between UCP and Fuzzy Door. Particulars about what this Ted TV collection shall be and which human actors shall be concerned is all being stored beneath wraps for now.
Ted (2012) was Seth MacFarlane’s directorial debut, and lots of followers of his animated collection (Household Man, American Dad!, The Cleveland Present) had been questioning if MacFarlane’s zany mixture of edgy comedy and basic TV/film nostalgia would translate to a live-action function movie. It did not assist that the movie’s most important attraction (the residing teddy bear) initially received dragged for being a knock-off of his Peter Griffin voice from Family Guy.
Nonetheless, Ted turned out to be an enormous hit with viewers, as soon as they received a full take a look at each the teddy bear character and MacFarlane’s signature imaginative and prescient efficiently translated to live-action. Ted earned almost $600 million worldwide on a funds of $65 million and was Common’s highest-grossing blockbuster film of 2012 – one thing nobody anticipated. That made it straightforward for the studio to greenlight a sequel. Ted 2 did not fare fairly as properly: the sequel did not earn over $100 million within the US, and solely drummed up $216.7 million worldwide, on a funds of just about $70 million. That drop-off in curiosity proved to be steep sufficient for Common to place the franchise on ice.
When Ted 2 ended, Ted had married his Boston beau Tami-Lynn McCafferty (Jessica Barth), and reached a brand new degree of maturity in his relationship with buddy John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg). It is actually onerous to think about Wahlberg having a heavy presence on this Ted collection on Peacock, however that is not an enormous drawback. It is simple to think about the Ted collection choosing up with Ted after the occasions of the sequel film, in new established order – both with Tami-Lynn or as a divorced single bear having to stay on his personal for the primary time (i..e, no John). It will be simply as straightforward for the collection to reboot your complete idea for TV, with a brand new origin story and set of human characters which might be higher becoming for the TV format.
We’ll let you understand what develops with Peacock’s Ted TV collection.