Top Gun Maverick is an upcoming film that is been directed by Joseph Kosinski, with Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie serving as the writers of the film. This film will be a sequel to 1986 Top Gun that had mixed reviews, but the audience did love every single bit of that film. Top Gun was praised for its action sequences, particularly breathtaking aerial footage, which was quite something at that period. Top Gun Maverick was first announced during the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con, in which Tom Cruise made a surprise appearance that blew everyone away.
The official trailer for the film upon its release was praised by the fans, which hyped up the film even more. The filming for this began in 2018, and it ended the next year in 2019. Even with the filming being completed, the film still faced a delay and the reason behind it was so that the crew can further polish the flight sequences. But the delay didn’t end there as the COVID-19 pandemic become the reason for it as well lastly, the scheduling conflicts were later clarified as the release date was finally set. The plot for Top Gun Maverick has been revealed.
Top Gun: Maverick Plot Details
The story of the film follows Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, who on purpose, denied the advancement in rank during his thirty-six years of service. He is then given orders by his former rival Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky who is now the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, and tells him to train a group of Top Gun graduates for a special mission that hasn’t been specified.
Among these newly graduated is Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, who is the son of Nick “Goose” Bradshaw who was Maverick’s late best friend. This plotline shows that the previous film will have a very heavy influence on the second film as many old characters are present in the movie.
Top Gun: Maverick Cast Members
The film’s cast consists of Tom Cruise as Captain Pete Mitchell, Miles Teller as Lieutenant Bradley Bradshaw, Jennifer Connelly as Penelope Benjamin, Jon Hamm as Vice Admiral, Glen Powell as Lieutenant Seresin, Lewis Pullman as Lieutenant Robert Floyd, Ed Harris as Rear Admiral Cole, Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom Kazansky, Monica Barbaro as Lieutenant Natasha Trace, Charles Parnell as Rear Admiral Warlock, Jay Ellis as Lieutenant Reuben “Payback” Fitch and many more.
Top Gun: Maverick Release Date
Top Gun: Maverick is set to release on 27 May 2022 in the United States.