Canadian comic, actor and writer Brent Butt made his feature film debut this past weekend in the new comedy No Clue.

Directed by Carl Bessai, the film is a contemporary riff on the film noir detective tale — albeit with a comic bent — featuring the former Corner Gas star and actress Amy Smart.

In the attached video, Butt talks to CBC's Laura Thompson about the perennial appeal of the whodunit, learning on the job and why he remained in the driver's seat despite it being his movie debut.