Family Guy Movie In the Works: Seth MacFarlane Confirms Plans

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Speaking at an event to announce a contest for film students to help hand out Oscars at the 85th Academy Awards, Seth MacFarlane spoke quite confidently about the long-rumored Family Guy movie.

When asked during the Q&A about a big-screen adaptation of his popular TV show, MacFarlane said that it is most likely happening, "it's just a matter of when." He also revealed that he has a story in mind for the movie, claiming that while he loved The Simpsons Movie, it didn't feel to him like something that couldn't have been done on TV.

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The story that MacFarlane has is apparently "something that would be impossible to do on TV." What does that mean? Could it be a grandiose profane musical, a la South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut? Or perhaps some sort of 3-hour long 48 fps 3D epic fantasy?

Whatever it is, with the success of Family Guy, and MacFarlane's cinematic debut earlier this year with Ted, he is bound to have a fair amount of creative liberty to make his vision a reality.

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Seth MacFarlane

Seth MacFarlane in the Set of Ted

Seth MacFarlane attended the Rhode Island School of Design.

He is an actor, voice actor, animator, screenwriter, comedian, producer, director, and singer. He also is the creator of Family Guy, and co-creator of American Dad! In both shows, he voices numerous characters.

Earlier, MacFarlane was a writer and animater for Hanna-Barbera, and worked on Johnny Bravo, Cow and Chicken, Dexter's Laboratory, and I Am Weasel.

Most recently, he was the writer, director, producer, and played the voice of Ted in the hilarious comedy Ted.

If Seth MacFarlane is in the picture, you can always count on a laugh!

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