Tom Cruise is no doubt your go-to actor for some action-packed thriller movies, but what you don’t know is, he has been at it since the ’80s. The most captivating role he did back in the time was in Top Gun, and after more than three decades, he still hasn’t lost his alpha male charisma.
The sequel to the movie is all set to be up and running, named Top Gun: Maverick. Let’s get on with what else has the movie in store for us.
The Release Date: Top Gun 2 Maverick
The release date for Top Gun: Maverick has already jiggled a lot with the initial release scheduled on July 12, 2019, which later on was postponed for a year. But this time it was preponed two days early to the postponed date of June 26, 2020.
However, the pandemic hit the world in the face, and we now have a Christmas release for the movie on December 23, 2020. Hopefully, they will stick to this one.
Potential Plotline: Top Gun 2 Maverick
Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is a cocky pilot who has avoided advancement in ranks to bypass a grounded role and hence, we’ll see him as an instructor after 30 years of service. There he finds himself training a group of extraordinary Top Gun graduates among them is his late best friend’s son Bradley Bradshaw aka Rooster.
He now faces his own deepest fears, battling ghosts of his past which will boil down to an ultimate mission.
The Cast: Top Gun 2 Maverick
As mentioned earlier, Tom Cruise will play Maverick with Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin, his love interest. Other cast members include:
Van Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky
Miles Teller as Bradley Bradshaw
Glen Powel as “Hangman”
Jon Hamm as Vice Admiral
The Trailer: Top Gun 2 Maverick
The trailer for Top Gun: Maverick was released months ago in December 2019 which dropped ample hints on the storyline. Go check it out if you haven’t seen it already.