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Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming American action drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski and written by Peter Craig, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie. It is the sequel to Tony Scott’s 1986 film Top Gun and stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Jon Hamm and Ed Harris. Top Gun: Maverick follows Cruise’s character Pete “Maverick” Mitchell as he mentors a new generation of U.S. Navy pilots in the Top Gun program at the Miramar Naval Air Station in San Diego, California. The film was announced in 2010, with Scott attached to direct and Cruise returning to star. In the intervening years, Scott passed away, while Kosinski and McQuarrie were brought on as director and writer, respectively. Filming began in September 2019 in California and Nevada.
What is the Release date of Top Gun: Maverick?
Top Gun: Maverick will set to be released on May 27, 2022. This date was pushed back from its original release date of December 23, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the exact plot is being kept under wraps, we know that Top Gun: Maverick will follow Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (played by Tom Cruise) as he mentors a new generation of U.S. Navy pilots in the Top Gun program at the Miramar Naval Air Station in San Diego, California.
Who is featuring in Top Gun: Maverick?
Tom Cruise will reprise his role as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, and Val Kilmer will return as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky. Miles Teller is also set to star in the film as Bradley Bradshaw, the son of Nick “Goose” Bradshaw (played by Anthony Edwards in the original Top Gun). Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, and Ed Harris round out the cast. The long-awaited sequel to Top Gun (1986), Top Gun: Maverick (2022) finally has a trailer and it looks amazing. Set 34 years after the original, the film follows Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) as he mentors a new generation of pilots in the Top Gun program at Miramar Naval Air Station in San Diego, California.
What is the plot of Top Gun: Maverick?
While the exact plot is being kept under wraps, we know that Top Gun: Maverick will follow Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (played by Tom Cruise) as he mentors a new generation of U. S. Navy pilots. The film is set in the present day, and will explore the end of the manned fighter jet era. The film has a reported budget of $175 million. Top Gun: Maverick was first announced way back in 2010, but it has taken over a decade for the sequel to finally get off the ground. Production was delayed due to script issues, Cruise’s commitment to other projects, and the departure of original director Tony Scott (who passed away in 2012). Top Gun: Maverick is currently scheduled to hit theaters on July, 2022. In the meantime, you can catch up on the original Top Gun, which is available to stream on Netflix.
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What are people saying about Top Gun: Maverick?
The first trailer for Top Gun: Maverick was released on December 16, 2020. And it looks like fans of the original are in for a treat. The trailer features plenty of fast-paced action, heart-pounding music, and some very impressive aerial footage. It’s clear that the filmmakers have spared no expense in making this movie look incredible. Some people are already calling Top Gun: Maverick one of the most anticipated movies of 2022. With its star-studded cast, iconic director, and promising trailer, it’s easy to see why. If you’re a fan of action movies, then this is definitely one to keep an eye on. In the meantime, you can catch up on the original Top Gun (if you haven’t already) by streaming it on Netflix. Happy watching! Top Gun: Maverick is one of those movies that just looks like pure summer fun. From what we can tell so far, it has all the ingredients of a hit blockbuster: action, adventure, comedy, and even a little romance.