The “Prime Gun: Maverick” actor has been credited with serving to to drive audiences again to the massive display, so it was a shock when he did not attend one of many largest nights of awards season on Sunday.
that Cruise was skipping the ninety fifth Academy Awards in Los Angeles due to work, with manufacturing for the following installment of the “Mission: Inconceivable
” franchise at present underway.
Now Cruise, 60, has been pictured at Caine’s celebration at The River Cafe in Hammersmith, west London. Caine turned 90 on Tuesday.
The pair have recognized each other for years, starring collectively within the 2002 “Austin Powers in Goldmember” film.
They had been joined by different British celebrities, together with the comic David Walliams and TV host Denise Welch, with pictures and clips of the night shared on social media.
Writer and presenter Walliams shared photographs of the occasion on Instagram
, including: “Blissful ninetieth Birthday to the legendary Sir Michael Caine.”
In one other social media submit, diners — together with Caine and Cruise — may be seen laughing as Welch tells a risqué joke about Caine’s use of “Olympic condoms.”
“Such an honour to be requested by [Caine’s wife] Shakira to say just a few phrases at Sir Michael Caines’ [sic] ninetieth birthday!!! He loves a grimy joke and so does @tomcruise it seems!!!!” Welch wrote on Instagram
In the meantime, different celebrities shared birthday needs to Caine on social media. Actress Mia Farrow posted on Instagram
that Caine has been “such a humorous and smart buddy over a few years.” Farrow added that the British actor first launched her to Woody Allen — for which she “forgave” him.
Cruise has been credited with injecting new life into Hollywood, after the pandemic closed film theaters around the globe. After delaying its launch for 2 years to attend for theaters to reopen, “Prime Gun: Maverick” grew to become the highest-grossing film of Cruise’s profession.
The film was nominated for six Oscars, together with finest image. It received the Oscar for finest sound
Though Cruise wasn’t there in particular person, his contribution to the trade was honored with a skit by Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel, who first appeared at Sunday’s ceremony pretending to be within the “Prime Gun” film franchise.
As he sat behind Cruise in a fighter jet, Kimmel pulled off a helmet labeled with the decision signal “Meatball.” Cruise suggested him to eject from the airplane, then Kimmel dropped on to the stage by way of parachute.