Ballymena-man Liam Neeson will guest star on the next season of Family Guy.

Ashton Kutcher, Conan O'Brien, Adam Levine, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Daniels, Jon Cryer, Peter Dinklage and Dennis Farina have also been lined up for cameos in season 12

Speaking at Comic-Con 2013, showrunner, Steve Callaghan, further revealed that one of the six main characters will be killed off in the new season, saying: "One special episode we have for the fall, we're going to kill off one of the Griffin family and replace them with a different character."

It was recently reported that a Simpsons and Family Guy crossover is planned for 2014.

Family Guy returns to Fox on September 29, 2013