Los Angeles - Morgan Freeman has joined Ted 2.The 77-year-old actor has landed the role as a civil rights lawyer in Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel, which follows the adventures of John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) and his living bear Ted (MacFarlane).The plot details are being kept tightly underwraps but it is thought Freeman's character will step in to help the foul-mouthed bear when he finds himself in a spot of legal trouble, according to Variety.com.MacFarlane, who is writing, directing and starring in the movie, wanted a high-profile actor to join the film and reportedly had his eye on Freeman from the beginning.Ted 2, which is being released by Universal Pictures, is expected to star the majority of the original supporting cast, as well as Amanda Seyfried, who will perform a stunning medley in the sequel. Ted started filming on 28 July according to McFarlane's Tweet:
1st day of filming on Ted 2: Back in the Habit— Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) July 28, 2014
1st day of filming on Ted 2: Back in the Habit
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