Ed Helms Shovels Manure

Ed Helms (“The Office,” “the Daily Show”) has joined the cast of the Polish brothers indie comedy “Manure” says Variety.

The story revolves around a trio of manure salesmen in 1960s heartland America. Helms will play Chet, a womanizing manure peddler.

Billy Bob Thornton, Tea Leoni and Kyle MacLachlan also star in the project which is currently shooting in Los Angeles.

Helms has also joined “Night at the Museum 2: Escape From the Smithsonian”, playing a co-worker of Ben Stiller. Shooting begins in Vancouver this month.