The Harry Potter star was seen directing from her seat in the back of the car as she and two friends left The Change Up premiere.
And it seems that Emma was in great spirits as she appeared to manoeuvre her friend’s gear stick and stretched her hand out towards the steering wheel.
Helping hand: Emma Watson was seen helping her friend drive her car as she sat in the back seat after leaving a premiere on Monday
But her friend appeared to be extremely put off by the photographers and was left needing directions from his friend on how to use her hybrid car.
Emma had attended the film screening at the Landmark Theatre on Monday night which had seen stars Ryan Reynolds accompanied by his good friend Sandra Bullock, Olivia Wilde and Jason Bateman walked the red carpet.
Used to the attention: While Emma is no stranger to photographers her friend seemed put off and, to her amusement, needed help to work the hybrid car
This is how you do it: Emma had been at The Change Up premiere when her friend tried, and failed to drive her car
Fans will next see her on the big screen in My Week with Marilyn, alongside Michelle Williams who plays the title role.
The movie is based on two books by British filmmaker Colin Clark and it depicts the making of the 1957 film The Prince and the Showgirl.
Centre of attention: Given the followers Emma was attracting she probably thought she would make a speedier getaway if her friend drove
She will also be seen in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, due for release next year.
It focuses on Charlie, a high-school freshman, who copes with mental issues while trying to find a place to belong.
In demand: Emma, seen in Santa Monica on Sunday, has lots of work lined up despite finishing the Harry Potter films that made her name
But Emma is also dabbling in the world of beauty products as the face of Lancome.
A new advertisement was released last week showing the award-winning actress using her charm on French actor Cyril Descours in a campaign for Lancôme Trésor Midnight Rose perfume.
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