With just over a week to go until UB40 kicks off their SA tour, we bring you some interesting facts about their opening band, Grassy Spark

Angelina Jolie was reportedly questioned by the FBI for four hours over the Brad Pitt private plane incident

Charlize Theron's new Western comedy movie reignited her love of acting

2014-05-03 19:00

Los Angeles - Charlize Theron credits Seth MacFarlane for reigniting her love of acting.

The 38-year-old actress admits she was feeling disillusioned with her career until she teamed up with the Family Guy creator for Western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West, which was also written and directed by Seth.

She said: "I'd gone through like a two-year period where I wasn't really enjoying making movies anymore. And this movie really just shook me and made me realise how much I love it. I owe a lot of that to Seth."

The movie sees Seth portray a cowardly sheep farmer who Charlize's character helps regain his confidence and the Ted star joked their onscreen relationship reflected their real-life bond.

He told the New York Times newspaper: "That wasn't much of a stretch for me. I won't even get on the freeway without my navigator.

"There was a parallel between my personal experience on the movie, for my virgin effort at being on camera, and the story itself.

"As we went along, Charlize was the one person I could quietly turn to, and say, 'Hey, did that seem good to you, or was it too James Brolin?' I don't know why I just said that. He's never done anything to me. Sorry, James Brolin, I think you're great."

Read more on:    charlize theron  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent Gossip

Rob Kardashian is reportedly under criminal investigation for threatening a man pictured kissing Blac Chyna. Read More »

Bella Hadid is following in her sister’s footsteps to becoming a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.