23/07/2012 15:16 BST

'The Campaign': Piers Morgan Makes His Film Debut Alongside Will Ferrell (VIDEO)

Piers Morgan makes his not-exactly-long-awaited film debut in the latest TV spot for Will Ferrell's new film The Campaign.

Former Daily Mirror editor Morgan's role in the comedy doesn't seem a far cry from his real-life job as CNN presenter, as he questions Ferrell, live on air, over taking money from tobacco companies.

The Campaign sees Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis star as two Southerners vying for a seat in Congress to represent their small district.

Back in June, Morgan tweeted:

Watch the clip above. Could Morgan make it as a film star?