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Amanda Seyfried Replaces Mila Kunis as Female Lead in 'Ted 2'

February 25, 2014 (1:29 am) GMT
The 'Friends with Benefits' actress will have a reduced role in the sequel because of creative differences between Seth MacFarlane and his co-writers.

It looks like John and Lori's happy ending in "" won't last long. Despite the fact that 's character got married to ' at the end of the first movie, "" finds a new love interest, played by , for him.

However, Kunis is still expected to appear in the sequel playing a small role. According to Deadline, the shift happens due to creative differences between the creator and his writing partners Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild.

It's unclear how Seyfried's character will fit into the story, but MacFarlane is set to voice the famous talking stuffed animal once again. The follow-up story to the 2012 R-rated comedy is slated to arrive in theaters across North America on June 26, 2015.

Deadline insists there is no fallout between MacFarlane and Kunis. Although her role is reduced in the "Ted" sequel, the "" actress will continue to provide the voice of Meg on his show "".

Meanwhile, "Ted 2" will be a second collaboration for MacFarlane and Seyfried. Before working on the new comedy, they have teamed up in "" which also stars , and .

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