Tracy Morgan To Put His Hands Together For “The Clapper”



is in talks to join and in the comedy THE CLAPPER. Based on the a the book by , The Clapper follows a professional clapper for infomercials that gets 15 minutes of fame on a late night talk show. After his fame fades, he loses his and develops a relationship who works at a gas station.

Helms and Seyfried are set for the leads and Morgan will play Helms’s best friend. Montiel will adapt the screenplay and direct. He will also serve as producer with as well as Helms and Mike Falbo under their Pacific Electric banner.

The movie will mark the second time Morgan worked with Montiel. Morgan starred in Montiel’s crime thriller, Son of No One with Al Pacino and Channing Tatum. His other recent movie credits include The Night Before and Top Five. The former 30 Rock star and Saturday Night Live alum can be seen next in the comedy Fist Fight with Ice Cube and Charlie Day. He has also attached to play Redd Foxx in the forthcoming Lee Daniels-directed biopic Richard Pryor: Is It Something I Said? with Mike Epps.

He is repped by .


 | Staff Writer

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