Liam Neeson joins cast of Ted 2

Liam Neeson joins cast of Ted 2

LIAM Neeson has joined the cast of Seth MacFarlane's upcoming film Ted 2.

Writer/director MacFarlane tweeted the news on Wednesday, also confirming that Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption) is set to star in the forthcoming comedy sequel.

Amanda Seyfried (Les Misérables) – who has worked alongside MacFarlane in A Million Ways to Die in the West - will play the lead female in the highly anticipated movie.

Ted 2 is scheduled to be released in July 2015.