Kate Middleton Walks The Red Carpet at Tom Cruise Top Gun London Premiere

The royal couple hit the red carpet for the U.K. premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in London's Leicester Square on Thursday evening alongside the film's star, Tom Cruise. Kate wore a black floor length Roland Mouret gown with a white off the shoulder neckline shown off by her hair loose but worn tucked behind her ears, which also highlighted her statement earrings.

Meanwhile, Prince William went with a classic black tuxedo and bow tie — but had some fun with the theme of the night via his shoes. He sported Crockett & Jones loafers embroidered with F18 planes

William, who was a Royal Air Force helicopter pilot himself, and Kate were also introduced to other cast members, like Jennifer Connelly Miles Teller, who plays the son of Cruise's comrade Goose from the original movie.

At one point in the night, Cruise offered his hand to Kate as she climbed a few stair

The London premiere won't be the first time Prince William, 39, and Kate, 40, have seen the highly anticipated film. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were reportedly treated to a special screening of the Top Gun sequel at the invitation of Cruise, who had heard William was a fan of the original 1986 movie.

For Cruise, 59, it won't be his only royal encounter of the week. On Sunday, the actor co-hosted a star-studded televised event celebrating Queen Elizabeth's 70-year reign at the Royal Windsor Horse Show. The monarch, 96, made a rare outing for the performance of

ruise previously met the late Prince Philip in 2017 during a dinner marking the 75th Anniversary of The Outward Bound Trust at Buckingham Palace. And he mingled with the late Princess Diana along with his ex-wife and actress Nicole Kidman in 1992 at the Leicester Square Empire Cinema during the premiere of the romantic drama film Far and Away. Cruise also attended the funeral of Princess Diana in 1997 alongside Kidman.