File this under super sweet.
“All I know is that it sort of changed everything in terms of what I thought my future – my personal future – was going to be,” he told PEOPLE when asked how connecting with Amal, 37, a distinguished human rights lawyer, changed his vision for the future.
“But I’ve always been an optimist about the world,” the actor, 54, continued.
“I wasn t always completely optimistic about how it was going to work out personally for me. But now I am.”
George Clooney Reveals Why He’s in Love with Amal
The couple, who attended the film’s Saturday premiere at the Anaheim, California, theme park – where a special Casamigos Tomorrowland Orbiter cocktail was served – has had an eventful week.
On Wednesday, they celebrated his birthday with an intimate gathering at his L.A. home.
Asked by reporters on Saturday about how he rang in his first birthday as a married man, he responded: “By drinking, unfortunately.”
Tomorrowland hits theaters on May 22.
• Reporting by SCOTT HUVER