Top Gun: Maverick was supposed to be flying into theaters this month, but the coronavirus changed that. Now, the Tom Cruise sequel is due out in December, but if you’re impatient to feel the need for speed, here’s a fun little treat. A very quick, but very cool, Top Gun: Maverick behind-the-scenes video is here to remind you again that instead of CGI, Maverick is really putting Cruise in the cockpit of a plane and letting him fly like a bat out of hell.
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The Top Gun: Maverick release delay isn’t going to hurt the film’s post-production process. Director Joesph Kosinski offered an update on the Tom Cruise sequel, stating that he’s on the “home stretch of post-production” and that “despite all the restrictions on how you can work now” he’s still “able to continue” doing work to finish the film in time for its new December release.
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The coronavirus has obliterated the movie release calendar as we know it. Studios are quickly pulling or pushing release dates as the situation continues on, with movie theaters across the globe currently shut down. Today, Paramount has announced some more shuffling for two of their upcoming sequels: Top Gun: Maverick and A Quiet Place Part II. Top Gun was originally set to open in June, but is now flying to December. A Quiet Place, meanwhile, was originally supposed to open last month before being pulled. Now, Paramount says they’re going to open the film in September.
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Tom Cruise has proven to be the ultimate daredevil when it comes to his big screen career. At 57-years old, Cruise is still pulling off death-defying stunts that seem to be getting bigger and bigger, especially when it comes to the Mission: Impossible franchise. Cruise took it another step further with Top Gun: Maverick, because he actually suited up to do some real flying in F-18 jets. Even more surprising, he got the rest of the cast to hop in cockpits too. Cruise said, “There’s never been an aerial sequence shot this way.” Read More »
Goodness gracious, great balls of fire: Paramount has decided to let Top Gun: Maverick take flight two days earlier than previously announced. The long-awaited sequel to Tony Scott’s 1986 classic will now cruise into theaters on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 instead of on Friday, June 26. Meanwhile, over at Sony, that studio has delayed the horror sequel Escape Room 2 yet again, booting it all the way back to December 30, 2020. Read More »
It wouldn’t be the Super Bowl if you didn’t feel a little need for speed. Thankfully, Paramount Pictures is here with a Super Bowl spot for the eagerly anticipated sequel Top Gun: Maverick. The one and only Tom Cruise returns as the titular hot shot pilot, but this time, he’s the one dealing with some new pilots, including Miles Teller as Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, the son of the late Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Check out the Top Gun: Maverick Super Bowl spot for a sneak peek. Read More »
Top Gun: Maverick soars into theaters this summer. Though the title would indicate that this movie is all about the return of Tom Cruise as one of the best aviators the Navy has ever seen, there are plenty of other up-and-coming cadets who will be getting screentime next to him. We already know Miles Teller is playing the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose,” but thanks to a new set of Top Gun: Maverick photos, we now know his call sign, along with a few of the other supporting cast members taking to the sky. Read More »
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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Posted on Wednesday, December 18th, 2019 by Ben Pearson
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 »
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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