Universal Pictures has officially announced the cast for Seth MacFarlane’s Western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West. They’ve let us know that Neil Patrick Harris has joined MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman and Giovanni Ribisi in the film. The studio has also confirmed a release date of May 30th, 2014.
After a cowardly sheep farmer (MacFarlane) backs out of a gunfight, his fickle girlfriend (Seyfriend) leaves him for another man. When a mysterious and beautiful woman (Theron) rides into town, she helps him find his courage and they begin to fall in love. But when her husband, a notorious outlaw (Ribisi), arrives seeking revenge, the farmer must put his newfound courage to the test.
Ribisi and Silverman play MacFarlane’s best friend and a prostitute, respectively, who are having romantic problems. It’s not clear who Harris will be.
Shooting will start this summer.