How I Met Your Mother actor Neil Patrick Harris has joined the latest project from Seth MacFarlane. Seth received high praise with his live action directorial debut Ted and will now follow that up with the comedy Western A Million Ways to Die in the West.
A Million Ways to Die in the West centres around a cowardly farmer, who backs out of a gun fight, leading to his wife leaving him. Meanwhile, a new woman rides into town and helps the farmer to find his inner courage and the two begin to fall in love. When the woman's husband arrives, the farmer must put his new-found courage to the test.
As well as starring Neil Patrick Harris and Seth MacFarlane, A Million Ways to Die in the West also stars Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman, and Giovanni Ribisi. Seth MacFarlane co-wrote A Million Ways to Die in the West with his Ted writers Wellesley Wild and Alec Sulkin. A Million Ways to Die in the West opens on May 30, 2014.
Meanwhile, you can next see Neil Patrick Harris on the big screen, when he reprises his role as Patrick Winslow in the movie Smurfs 2, which opens on July 31, 2013 in both the US and the UK.