A Million Ways to Die in the West Movie production

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Follows a cowardly sheep farmer (Seth MacFarlane) who chickens out of a gunfight and sees his girlfriend (Amanda Seyfried) leave him for another man. When a mysterious woman (Charlize Theron) rides into town, she helps him find his courage. But when her outlaw husband arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test. Liam Neeson will play Theron's outlaw husband.
a modified formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on March 7, 2013

Follows a sheepish farmer who chickens out of a gunfight and sees his girlfriend leave him. When he meets a notorious outlaw’s wife (Charlize Theron) who offers to teach him how to shoot, the farmer sees a chance to win back his love. Amanda Seyfried would play the deserting girlfriend.
verbatim from hollywoodreporter.com on February 12, 2013

No plot details have been announced. Described as a Blazing Saddles-style movie -- meaning a Western with contemporary humor, with one undercurrent being just how dangerous and painful life really was in the late 1800s.
a paraphrased formulation from hollywoodreporter.com on December 4, 2012

Production History as of April 18, 2014





A May 2013 production start is being eyed.


Seth MacFarlane is plotting his follow-up to 2012's Ted.

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