Exclusive Clip: Fran Kranz and J.K. Simmons debate the ‘Murder of a Cat’

Anyone who knows me knows I love cats. Seriously. It may be why I'm still single. (Well, maybe just one reason).

I actually have two of them (Sookie and Phoenix), was practically raised by them (there are photos of them in the crib with me)  and, well, you don't want to get into a debate with me on the age old question of which is better, cats or dogs?  So, when I read that Gillian Greene's “Murder of a Cat” centered on a man who is convinced his “best friend” has been taken out I was pretty much in.  If any crime demands justice in my book it's that of a murdered cat!

“Cat” stars Fran Kranz (“Dollhouse” and “A Cabin in the Woods”) as Clinton, a man who refuses to give up on finding his feline's killer, but eventually finds out something more sinister is going on around him. In this exclusive clip provided to HitFix (with a nice intro from Kranz), Clinton tries to convince the local sheriff (presumptive best supporting actor frontrunner J.K. Simmons) that this is a case the police should be taking seriously.  The film also stars Greg Kinnear, Nikki Reed and Blythe Danner.

You can check out the exclusive clip embedded at the top of this post.

“Murder of a Cat” opens in limited release and is available on VOD this Friday, Dec. 4.