The actor touched down for the highly-anticipated “Prime Gun: Maverick” premiere in a USS Halfway helicopter he piloted himself, earlier than casually strolling onto the purple carpet in San Diego, Calif. on Wednesday.
The 59-year-old — who is legendary for doing his personal stunts in movies — rocked up to the star-studded occasion wanting dapper as ever, sporting a black tux for the overdue event.
After efficiently touchdown the plane proper on the flight deck, Cruise was all smiles as he waved to an enormous crowd of diehard followers who’ve patiently waited 36 years because the authentic movie.
Eagle-eyed followers even noticed a key element on his chopper, which learn, “Tom Cruise Prime Gun: Maverick.”
The daddy-of-three posed for footage with co-stars Jennifer Connelly, Monica Barbaro, and Miles Teller in entrance of a sea of cameras.
Teller, 35, donned a blue go well with with an identical tie for the event, earlier than placing on a loved-up show with spouse, Keleigh Sperry.
Teller performs Goose’s son and Maverick’s new protege within the film. Goose, the co-pilot to Cruise’s character within the authentic, was performed by Anthony Edwards.
Connelly opted for a show-stopping gold robe for the premiere, the place she and longtime husband, Paul Bettany, packed on the PDA as they linked arms on the purple carpet.
The sure-to-be blockbuster movie was initially set to be launched in 2019 however was delayed repeatedly as a result of the pandemic.
The hotly-awaited sequel is ready in a world of drone know-how and explores the tip of the period of dogfighting, with Cruise portraying a flight teacher.
Along with a starry solid of latest pilots, Val Kilmer will reprise his role as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky.
The unique movie was a large success, grossing greater than $350 million worldwide on a $15 million finances.