LONDON – Tom Cruise said that he and Prince William “have a lot in common” when members of the British royal family joined the Hollywood star on the red carpet in London at the British premiere of the new film “Top Gun”.
William and his wife Kate joined Cruz on Thursday on the star red carpet in Leicester Square for the premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick,” in which Cruz reprises his role as U.S. Navy pilot Pete “Maurice” Mitchell for more than three decades. after the release of the original film.
Speaking of William, Cruz told reporters: “We have a lot in common. We both love England and we are both aviators, we both love to fly ”.
William trained as a search and rescue pilot and was known as a Lieutenant of Wales in the Royal Air Force.
Cruz was spotted introducing William and Kate to the cast of the film – including Jennifer Connelly and John Hamm – in front of a model fighter from the film.
It was originally scheduled to be released in July 2019, but has been repeatedly postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“After the last few years, just having such an event is unusual,” Cruz said.
The actor was among the celebrities who attended an equestrian extravaganza on Sunday to celebrate the platinum anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II or the 70th anniversary of the throne.
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