Subsequently, Fox backed out and Mac Farlane began to take the project somewhere else.The film was scheduled for release in the United States on July 13, 2012, but it was moved up to June 29, both to avoid competition with Ice Age: Continental Drift (20th Century Fox) and following the delay of G. Joe: Retaliation (Paramount Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). The film's soundtrack was released by Universal Republic Records on June 26, 2012.Ted is a 2012 American buddy comedy film directed by Seth Mac Farlane in his feature film directorial debut.
Lori is touched by the attempt and returns to her apartment where Ted confesses about his role in John's relapse and offers to leave them alone forever if she talks to John.
Lori is persuaded, but Ted is kidnapped by Donny, an obsessive stalker who idolized Ted as a child.
Mac Farlane wrote the screenplay with his Family Guy colleagues Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild.
In a "behind the scenes" video, it was revealed that Mac Farlane originally wanted to make Ted into an animated TV show, much like his previous works Family Guy, American Dad! Originally, 20th Century Fox was offered to finance and distribute the movie, given its collaboration with Mac Farlane for shows like Family Guy, American Dad! However, Mac Farlane wanted a $65 million budget for the movie, which Fox considered the price to be too high for the R-rated comedy film, let alone for a first-time director, and was tedious about the film's success due to its R-rating.
The next morning, John hangs his head while looking over Ted's dead body.
Fortunately, Ted is magically restored and reconciles with John and Lori, encouraging them to resume their relationship.
However, in adulthood, Ted prevents John and his love interest Lori Collins from moving on with their lives.
The film is Mac Farlane's feature-length directorial debut, produced by Media Rights Capital and distributed by Universal Pictures.
Robert hires a personal trainer, loses a significant amount of weight, and goes on to become Taylor Lautner.