Duchess Kate can rely on Tom Cruise. During the “Top Gun: Maverick” premiere, he charmingly helped her up the stairs.

Duchess Kate (40) appeared at the “Top Gun: Maverick” premiere in London, accompanied by two gentlemen. She came with her husband Prince William (39) and Hollywood star Tom Cruise (59). The film’s leading man helped Duchess Kate look even more glamorous by holding her hand as she climbed the stairs.

The 40-year-old shone in a black and white off-the-shoulder dress by Roland Mouret. Duchess Kate combined an Alexander McQueen clutch, black high heels and diamond earrings by Robinson Pelham. She wore her long hair loose. Prince William arrived in a midnight blue Alexander McQueen velvet dinner jacket and tuxedo trousers. In keeping with the premiere, his velvet shoes were adorned with miniature fighter jets in a nod to the film.

Tom Cruise raves about the royals

Tom Cruise was delighted with the Duchess. He told reporters about common interests, according to “Sky News”. “We have a lot in common. We both love England and we both love flying,” he said. He also commented on the “beautiful” anniversary event of Queen Elizabeth II (96) in Windsor a few days ago, which he attended. The film star is very attached to the United Kingdom. “I’ve been making films here for 40 years. I love this country,” he said.

The “Top Gun” star also gushed about finally getting back on the red carpet. Especially after the last few years, Cruise is happy to be able to take part in such events. “I love what I do, I’ve always enjoyed it and now I’m enjoying it even more,” he said.

In cinemas later this month

The actor has reprised his role as Maverick after more than 30 years. Along with co-stars Miles Teller (35), Jennifer Connelly (51), Monica Barbaro (31), Val Kilmer (62), Jon Hamm (51) and Glen Powell (33), Cruise is in the “Top Gun” – The sequel can be seen in German cinemas from May 26th.