BREAKING: Universal Pictures has formalized the much-expected arrangement to co-finance with Media Rights Capital and distribute worldwide Seth MacFarlane’s Western comedy A Million Ways To Die In The West. The studio has also set a May 30, 2014, North American release date. MacFarlane directs, produces and co-wrote the film and he plays sheep farmer Albert alongside a cast that includes Charlize Theron, Liam Neeson, Amanda Seyfried, Sarah Silverman, Giovanni Ribisi, and Neil Patrick Harris. Scott Stuber and Jason Clark are producing with MacFarlane, who wrote the script with Wellesley Wild and Alec Sulkin. They along with Universal and MRC are responsible for the global juggernaut Ted.