Green Band Trailer

Movie trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week, let’s rank The Best Movie Trailers of 2019.

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Top Gun Maverick featurette

It’s not just a fun line from the franchise: Tom Cruise really does feel the need for speed in Top Gun: Maverick. He’s learned that if you’re going to impress audiences with a stunt, it needs to feel as real as possible – so that means actually going up and pulling multiple Gs in a real fighter jet.

Check out this new featurette which shows off some of the actors’ training, and gives us a look at a new camera system that manages to fit six IMAX-quality cameras inside the cockpit. Read More »

Top Gun Maverick trailer

There are still nineteen months until we see Tom Cruise risk his life for our entertainment in the next Mission: Impossible movie, but next summer, we get to see him take flight in the long-awaited Top Gun: Maverick.

Cruise, who has thus far been very selective when it comes to making sequels to his movies, is finally returning to the franchise after more than thirty years, and if you feel the need, you can check out the movie’s new star-studded trailer below.
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Top Gun 2 trailer

Original Top Gun co-editor Chris Lebenzon is feeling the need…to return to the franchise that earned him his first Academy Award nomination. More than 33 years after he edited the original 1986 Top Gun with Billy Weber, Lebenzon has been tapped as the Top Gun: Maverick editor.

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Top Gun 2 trailer

Paramount surprised the crowd at San Diego Comic-Con crowd by bringing superstar Tom Cruise out onto the Hall H stage and dropping a surprise trailer for Top Gun: Maverick, the highly-anticipated sequel to Tony Scott’s 1980s classic. Thankfully, that trailer has also been officially released online for the rest of us to see, so check it out below and read some of Cruise’s comments from the stage. Read More »

Top Gun 2 footage Jon Hamm

After more than thirty years, Tom Cruise is feeling the need for speed…again. Paramount Pictures’ Top Gun: Maverick will see the superstar reprise his role of Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in a theatrical sequel, and in addition to his old pal “Iceman” (Val Kilmer), this time he’ll be joined by big-screen veterans like Jennifer Connelly and Ed Harris and a whole crop of younger actors to boot.

One of Cruise’s new co-stars, Jon Hamm, recently gave an update about some of the Top Gun 2 footage he’s seen, which he called “mind-blowing.”  Read More »

In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Kenan Thompson talks about Good Burger 2
  • Ryan Reynolds gives a Deadpool 3 update
  • Mission: Impossible is getting its own VR game
  • Some more details about Top Gun: Maverick
  • And more!

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top gun 2 script

Fresh off the massive critical and commercial success of Mission: Impossible – FalloutChristopher McQuarrie is feeling the need to reunite with his star and longtime collaborator Tom Cruise once again. The filmmaker has been tapped to rewrite the Top Gun 2 script, which will make it McQuarrie and Cruise’s tenth film together. Read More »

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In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Peter Jackson gives a potential Tintin sequel update.
  • Ralph Breaks the Internet features some internet stars, plus: check out early story notes
  • Bumblebee screenwriter Christina Hodson talks about crafting a Transfomers movie for a wide audience.
  • The Croods 2 is still happening, and Peter Dinklage has joined the cast.
  • Karl Urban would like to know what’s going on with Star Trek 4.
  • Patrick Dempsey weighs-in on the potential Enchanted sequel.
  • Michael Ironside explains why he’s not coming back for Top Gun: Maverick.

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In this edition of Sequel Bits:

  • Please enjoy a John Wick Chapter 3 image of Keanu Reeves on a horse.
  • J.A. Bayona explains why there are no deleted scenes on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Blu-ray.
  • Hey, maybe there’s going to be a Pitch Perfect 4?
  • A female-driven 21 Jump Street spin-off is still in the works.
  • Top Gun: Maverick adds even more cast members.
  • Danny McBride already has a Halloween sequel in mind.
  • Fight Club 3 comic is coming in 2019.
  • They’ve somehow made 6 Marine movies, and we have the trailer to prove it.

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