They co-star with Tom Hanks

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah are set to make their Hollywooddebut.

The New York band are set to star in film ’The Great Buck Howard’. The group have written a series of new songs for the project.

The film will also feature stars John Malkovich, Tom Hanks and actor son Colin Hanks.

According to the Internet Movie Database the film synopsis is as follows:

“As the career of renowned illusionist (Malkovich) continues its decline, a young man (Colin Hanks) fresh out of school becomes his new assistant. But his father (Tom Hanks) is not enthused about his son’s careeer choice at all.”

The film is expected to be released in the autumn, reports Stereogum.