Get ready to feel again the adrenaline and speed of one of the most iconic films of the eighties. After years of rumours, it is a fact that the sequel to top gun will hit theaters, more than three decades after its premiere in 1986.
Original star Tom Cruise returns for this second installment, and he won’t be the only familiar face on screen. With the title of Top Gun: Maverick, this film is scheduled to hit theaters in May 2022, and fans and onlookers are waiting for what this new production will bring us. Therefore, below you will find all the rumours, news, videos, images and everything you are interested in knowing about Top Gun: Maverick.
Official Trailer 2022
Less than two months after its arrival in theaters, Paramount Pictures released a new and perhaps last trailer for Top Gun: Maverick. The Hollywood-based producer and distributor promised a “guaranteed adrenaline rush” with the film, which was announced for release on May 27, 2022.
The synopsis ends by revealing the key characters in the plot, which revolves around Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. After the veteran Navy aviator agrees to train a detachment of young graduates, he meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of his late friend Nick “Goose” Bradshaw (Val Kilmer).
Ghosts from the past and deepest fears surface at this stage in Maverick’s life in the trailer, which runs for two and a half minutes.
On December 16, 2019, Paramount released a new synopsis for the sequel to top gun. In the last piece, the action takes place more in the cockpit, with Tom Cruise’s character performing some risky flight maneuvers, while a voiceover explains to the students in the training program (and reminds the audience) that this He is one of the best pilots in the history of the flight academy.
Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is back in Top Gun as an instructor, and he appears to be a tremendously demanding teacher, inviting students to practice an exercise called “dogfighting,” which alludes to close-quarters dogfighting. . Unsurprisingly, the recruits are amazed at his skills, as the uniformed veteran pretty quickly demonstrates why he’s so highly regarded.
Revealed four months later than the first sneak peek, the trailer also pays homage to many of the classic scenes from the first film: riders singing in a bar, occasional fights, Maverick on his speeding motorcycle with a new love partner (Jennifer Connelly) and even some beach sports. This time, unlike the eighties film, it seems that American football, and not volleyball, is the favorite activity of the academy students.
Convention attendees Comic-Con, which took place in San Diego, California, the second week of July 2019, got the surprise of a lifetime when actor Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance during the Comic-Con panel. Terminator: Dark Fate from Paramount Pictures, to present the first official trailer for their upcoming action movie.
The production company Paramount Pictures also took the opportunity to show the first official poster of the film, which was widely shared on their social networks, where you can see the back of – presumably – Tom Cruise with his iconic pilot’s jacket.
In a May 2019 interview by Collideractor Jon Hamm had nothing but praise for the high-tech techniques intended to give viewers Maverick an unparalleled experience in the scenes shot in the cockpits of the pilots.
“They are using technology that has never been seen before,” Hamm said. “We’re shooting the movie, I think, in 6K. So this is amazing HD. The aerial images are amazing. And it’s mostly about practice. Not much CG here [computación gráfica]. Those guys are really into airplanes.”
On May 31, 2018, Cruise posted a photo on Twitter of the first day of production of the sequel to top gun. The photo shows him back in the Maverick flight suit, with the overlaid “Feel the Need” tagline giving nostalgic fans exactly what they’re looking for.
The film brings back the original star of top gunTom Cruise as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, the pilot character who helped make Cruise a superstar. Also joining will be Val Kilmer, who reprises his role as Maverick’s rivalTom “Iceman” Kazansky.
As for the actor who occupies one of the main roles in the film, the actor from whiplash Miles Teller, will play the son of Maverick’s former partner Goose, who was played by Anthony Edwards in the first film. Teller was seen on set with Cruise in a Photographs December 2018, which revealed the mustache that he will sport in the film. The look Teller’s is clearly inspired by the one Edwards used in the eighties.
Tom Cruise and Miles Teller seen on the set of Top Gun: Maverickin Lake Tahoe.
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Teller and the actor from Hidden Figures Glen Powell were the last two contenders for the role. Although Teller won the role, Powell’s audition so impressed the producers from top gun that they gave him another role in the film, not yet specified.
In July 2018, it was reported that the actress from A Beautiful Mind, Jennifer Connelly was in talks to play the female lead in the film. She is expected to be the winner of the Academy Award will play a single mother who runs a local bar near the naval base where the story takes place.
The danger zone I know filled a little more in August 2018, with a series of actors who added to the castlike the actor of Mad Men Jon Hamm and four-time Academy Award nominee Ed Harris (Westworld), who were among the most prominent additions to the cast. Her roles have not yet been revealed.
Lewis Pullman (the son of actor Bill Pullman) also joined; Thomasin McKenzie (JojoRabbit), as the daughter of Connelly’s character; Charles Parnell (A Million Little Pieces), as admiral; Bashir Salahuddin (GLOW), as an engineer, and the Jay Ellis trio (insecure), Danny Ramirez (Assassination Nation) and Monica Barbaro (The Good Cop) as pilots.
Originally scheduled to hit theaters in July 2019, Paramount Pictures delayed the premiere from Top Gun: Maverick for almost a year. The studio announced that the new release date for the film will be June 26, 2020. However, the pandemic thwarted the plans. The final date was set for May 27, 2022.
The film will reunite Cruise with Joseph Kosinski, director of oblivionwho also directed Tron: Legacy in 2010. Paramount Pictures confirmed Kosinski as director in July 2017, when it revealed the initial release date. Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the original film, will be behind the scenes of the sequel.
Kenny Loggins plans to record a new version of his song “Danger Zone” for the sequel to top gun. The original film featured a memorable montage of flight clips in “Danger Zone,” and Loggins indicated that he hopes to team up with a young rocker or a band to breathe new life into the song Top Gun: Maverick.
*Updated on March 29, 2022 by Juan José Castillo.