Who wants to go back in time to 1940s New York City with Daniel Radcliffe?

The former Harry Potter star plays late Beat poet Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings, a real-life drama about the early days of Ginsberg's friendships with Jack Kerouac (Jack Huston) and William Burroughs (Ben Foster).

The story revolves around the start of the Beat Generation and the 1944 murder of an English professor named David Kammerer (Michael C. Hall) by Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan), who befriended Ginsberg at Columbia University. Carr claimed he killed Kammerer in self-defense after he attacked him when he rejected his sexual advances.

Kill Your Darlings, Daniel Radcliffe, Michael C. Hall

Sony Pictures Classics

And only we have this exclusive clip from the indie film that shows Carr bringing Ginsberg to a party at Kammerer's apartment.

Kammerer mocks Ginsberg as someone who "nobody notices."

"Look at him," Kammerer says. "Why would we bother?"

For the record, we think Radcliffe looks pretty darn cute in the scene .

There's been much buzz about Radcliffe's gay sex scene in the movie.

Kill Your Darlings, Ben Foster, Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Jack Huston

Courtesy of Benaroya Pictures

"I would be a very stupid person if I didn't expect some reaction to that," Radcliffe said Monday during an appearance on the Today show. "In a way there's been less reaction to it than I thought there would be which I'm quite pleased about, a lot of people are choosing to be focused on the film.

"And to be honest, I don't really mind what reasons people go in to see the film," he added. "If they're slightly salacious or whatever. Ultimately, they're going to go in and see a really compelling drama."

FYI: We'll be at the Kill Your Darlings premiere in Hollywood tonight—check out E! Online and E! News tomorrow for all the red carpet scoop.

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