When G.I. Joe's release date was pushed back, the new comedy Ted was pushed forward and will be now be released on the same date that G.I. Joe was supposed to hit theaters. That gives this new comedy-- about a grown man's affection for a foul-mouthed teddy bear-- a more prominent place on the calendar.
Seth MacFarlane, who writes Family Guy and American Dad, takes a stab at the big screen with this quirky new film. It remains to be seen if MacFarlane's humor will translate to the multiplex, but with a cast headlined by Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg, the film has potential.