Charlize Theron is in final negotiations to join Seth MacFarlane's western comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West.

The film centers on a farmer, who backs out of a gunfight with an outlaw and watches his girlfriend leave him. He goes on to meet the wife of the villionaus outlaw that provides him a chance to redeem himself by giving him shooting lessons. He ends up falling for the woman and gets himself deeper in trouble when the criminal comes back to claim his wife.

Charlize Theron will be playing the wife of the outlaw. Seth MacFarlane is starring and directing from a script he co-wrote with Ted's Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. His role in the film has not been confirmed.

Scott Stuber will be producing with the comedian. Production is expected to begin this May.