Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming American action drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski. Written by Eric Warren Singer, Ehren Kruger, and Christopher McQuarrie, and a story by Justin Marks and Peter Craig. It is the sequel to 1986’s Top Gun.
It stars Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Lewis Pullman, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, Glen Powell, and Val Kilmer. Cruise and Kilmer reprise their roles from the first film.
Top Gun: Maverick is scheduled to be theatrically released on July 2, 2021, in the United States, by Paramount Pictures. It was originally scheduled for release on July 12, 2019, but was postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic and scheduling conflicts.
Director: Joseph Kosinski
Producers: Christopher McQuarrie, Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom Cruise, and David Ellison
Written by: Eric Warren Singer, Ehren Kruger, and Christopher McQuarrie
Story by: Peter Craig and Justin Marks
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Lewis Pullman, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, Glen Powell, and Val Kilmer.
Music by: Harold Faltermeyer and Hans Zimmer
Cinematography: Claudio Miranda
Editor: Eddie Hamilton
Production Companies: Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Skydance Media, New Republic Pictures, Tencent Pictures, and TC Productions
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Release date: July 2, 2021
Country: United States
Casts in Top Gun: Maverick
- Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. A test pilot and flight instructor
- Miles Teller as Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw. A pilot trainee, and the son of Maverick’s late RIO, Nick “Goose” Bradshaw.
- Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin. Maverick’s love interest, who is a bar owner, single mother, and the daughter of a former admiral.
- Jon Hamm as Vice Admiral Cyclone
- Glen Powell as “Hangman”. a pilot trainee
- Lewis Pullman as Bob. a pilot trainee
- Ed Harris as a rear admiral and Maverick’s superior.
- Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky. A fellow instructor and friend/former rival of Maverick. Now serves as Chief of Naval Operations and a four-star admiral.
- Monica Barbaro as “Phoenix”. A pilot trainee
- Charles Parnell as a rear admiral
- Danny Ramirez as “Fanboy”. Payback’s WSO
- Manny Jacinto as Fritz
- Bashir Salahuddin as Coleman
After thirty-five years of service as a Navy’s top aviators, Maverick is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
However, when he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission, the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen. Maverick encounters Bradley, call sign: “Rooster”, the son of Maverick’s late best friend and radar intercept officer Nick Bradshaw, known as “Goose”.
Meanwhile, facing an uncertain future, he must confront the ghosts of his past while training a new squad of graduates for a dangerous mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice.
Yes! there is a trailer for Top Gun: Maverick. To know more about the movie, watch the trailer below.