LONDON – Tom Cruise said he and Prince William “have a lot in common” as the British royal family joined the Hollywood star on the red carpet in London for the British premiere of the new film “Top Gun”.
William and his wife, Kate, joined Cruise on Thursday on a red carpet full of stars in Leicester Square for the premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick,” in which Cruise resumes his role as US Navy pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell during more than three decades. after the release of the original film.
Speaking of William, Cruise told reporters, “We have a lot in common. We both love England, and we’re both aviators, we both love to fly.”
William trained as a search and rescue pilot and was known as Flight Lieutenant Wales in the Royal Air Force.
Cruise was seen introducing William and Kate to the film’s cast members, including Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hamm, in front of a model of the film’s fighter jet.
It was originally scheduled to be released in July 2019, but was repeatedly delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“After the last few years, just having an event like this is extraordinary,” Cruise said.
The actor was among the celebrities who performed on Sunday in an equestrian extravaganza to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, or 70 years on the throne.
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Prince William and Kate join Tom Cruise for the premiere of ‘Top Gun’
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