Watch James Franco’s Inappropriate Flirtation With a Young Emma Roberts in This Exclusive Palo Alto Clip

High school soccer coach Mr. B (James Franco) and his most promising player April (Emma Roberts) have an awfully close relationship. But is it too close? Could Mr. B’s encouragements and sly smiles mean something more, something implied by that brief but significant pat on the arm he gives April at the end of soccer practice? That’s just one of the coming-of-age stories threaded through the new movie Palo Alto, based on stories written by Franco and directed by Gia Coppola, and you can get a little snippet of it in this exclusive Vulture clip. The film, which also stars relative newcomers Jack Kilmer and Zoe Levin alongside pros like Chris Messina and Val Kilmer, is out this Friday.

Palo Alto Clip: Franco Flirts Inappropriately