TED'S 'FLASH' MOB
Prior to the premiere of the blockbuster comedy Ted, surprise guest star Sam J. Jones told The Hollywood Reporter that writer/director Seth MacFarlane contacted him back in 2010 and told the Flash Gordon star that he wanted him for his movie. “He told me that he saw Flash Gordon when he was seven or eight, and how it influenced his career and fed his creativity,” Jones told the magazine (“Flash Gordon Star Sam Jones on His Triumphant, Crazy Comeback Role in Ted”). “I had no idea he was going to call. Apparently he sent out people to track me down. So I said, “Yeah, let’s talk.” MacFarlane’s affection for the former action star is clear in Ted – not only is Jones a boyhood hero of both John Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) and Ted (MacFarlane) – he’s even tapped to preside over John’s wedding to Lori (Mila Kunis). For fans of Ted, Flash Gordon or quirky weddings, the ceremonial outfit that Jones wore during the wedding scene – robe, pants, shirt and stole emblazoned with “Flash” – is now available at the Ted Auctions website. Click here for photos and additional details – and place your bid today! This auction is ending soon!