Giovanni Ribisi has joined Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis in Ted. Directed and co-written by Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), the story centers on a man (Wahlberg) whose childhood wish that his teddy bear, Ted (played by MacFarlane using motion-capture), would come to life. The wish finally comes true, but now the bear is a swearing, pot-smoking wreck that is wreaking havoc in the man’s life. According to Variety, Ribisi will play “Donny, a man who’s obsessed with Ted.”
Ribisi is currently filming on the crime-thriller Contraband, which also stars Wahlberg. Ribisi is also in the historical drama Waco and co-starring with Johnny Depp in the adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s The Rum Diary.