Watch James Murphy Get Sacrilegious in The Comedy

Of all the vocations that James Murphy has picked up since ending his band LCD Soundsystem — short film director, coffee blender, and amateur watchmaker among them — our favorite might be his unlikely new career as a supporting actor. We’ll never know what he would have brought to the table in The Corrections, but Murphy does pop up in The Comedy (opening in New York this Friday, November 16), where he plays a friend to well-financed New York hipsters Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim. Content to just roam around aimlessly, snarking on all they see, the three men go to a church in this exclusive clip, where Murphy joins in on the … singing? Chanting? Demonic possession? You’ll just have to watch and figure it out yourself.

See a Sacrilegious James Murphy in The Comedy