It's not often he talks about it, but when he does it generally has the kind of publicity reverberation that movie stars want to avoid.

ITV asked Tom Cruise on the red carpet of the Jack Reacher 2 premiere what he thought of Louis Theroux's My Scientology Movie. Instead of pulling away, he actually gave them some quotes.

“It’s something that has helped me incredibly in my life. I’ve been a Scientologist for over 30 years," he said.

Adding, "Without it, I wouldn’t be where I am. So it’s a beautiful religion. I’m incredibly proud.”

See a ropey, filmed-off-da-telly video below

Went much better than this, then. 

Not exactly in-depth, but it shows he's willing to maybe discuss it a little more while underlining that those rumours of him leaving Scientology appear to be false.