WHEN Seth MacFarlane calls to talk about his directorial debut, Ted, he's multitasking, of course.
He's just finished another day of work overseeing the three Fox animated comedies he produces - Family Guy, The Cleveland Show and American Dad - and is preparing to attend a benefit.
"It's a little crazy," MacFarlane said. "But I can shower and get dressed while we're on the phone."
Ted, which opens in Australia on July 5, stars Mark Wahlberg as a man still living with the toy bear he wished to life when he was a boy.
MacFarlane, 38, not only directed the movie and wrote the screenplay (with Family Guy collaborators Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild), but he also plays the title character: a living, talking, cursing, pot-smoking teddy bear that he portrayed using motion-capture technology.
Read the full interview at Brisbane Times