You only have yourselves to blame for this. After the insane success of Seth MacFarlane’s Ted, the creator of Family Guy has essentially been given free rein to put anything he wants up on the big screen. So for his next big budget comedy, he has chosen to go with something completely different: a send-up of westerns called A Million Ways to Die in the West. Universal has released the first red band trailer for the movie this week and it looks every bit as dumb and crass as you would expect it to be.
The main running joke, apparently, is that people die brutally and without warning in this town, which provides ample opportunity for endless non sequiturs. But beyond that, MacFarlane himself stars as a cowardly sheep farmer who must seek help from a gunslinger’s wife in order to win back the woman he loves. The cast also includes Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson, Neil Patrick Harris, Giovanni Ribisi and Sarah Silverman. A Million Ways to Die in the West hits theatres on May 30th; check out the trailer after the jump and see what you think.