Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Joel Kinnaman and Kelly Gale
DC date night!
The engaged couple coordinated in summer-friendly hues, with Kinnaman, 41, looking dashing in a wool-blend blazer and trousers by Paul Smith, over a white button-up shirt by the same designer and white shoes.
Model Gale, 26, posed alongside her beau on the red carpet in a backless high-neck, long-sleeved white gown and strappy, sparkly heels. She wore her hair in a braided top knot, completing the glam look with drop earrings.
At one point, the pair leaned in close for a kiss, with Kinnaman wrapping an arm around his fiancée and placing it on the small of her back.
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Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic Joel Kinnaman and Kelly Gale
But pulling off the surprise wasn't as serene an experience as the pictures may have made it seem. The following month, the actor recounted the adventure on The Tonight Show, explaining that his idea of proposing during a sunrise hike almost backfired since they were on private property.
"When we got to the bottom, there were two police officers waiting for us," Kinnaman told host Jimmy Fallon. "And [Kelly] was like, 'You said it was gonna be okay.' 'Cause there were all these '[No] Trespassing' signs that were posted at the beginning of the hike."
And though the star explained he'd done it to propose, the officer told him, " 'Look, I appreciate the sentimental s---, but you still trespassed,' " Kinnaman said, adding with a laugh, "That's verbatim; he said that."
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Reprising his role as Rick Flag from 2016's Suicide Squad in the sequel, Kinnaman said in a recent interview with Variety that the new movie is "a different universe" — one that is "a very hilarious and depraved place."
"It just takes it to another level. It's an insane film," he said. "At the same time, it was very much the movie that I thought it was going to be because the vision was so clear from the beginning. While we were shooting it, it was so clear what we were doing."
The Suicide Squad premieres Friday in theaters and on HBO Max.