The 35-year-old actor was joined at the event by co-star Claudia Levy and director Gia Coppola, who is the granddaughter of legendary director Francis Ford Coppola and is making her feature film debut.
Earlier in the day, James and the others attended a photo call to promote the film, which is a dark drama centered on a group of teens with a penchant for finding trouble.
FYI: Gia is wearing Saint Laurent.
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