After so many years of waiting, Top Gun is back with its sequel Top Gun: Maverick. The first part was released in 1986 and had also won the Academy Awards for the best song. It had also become the highest-grossing movie in 1986. Joseph Kosinski directs the action film. The storyline is by Peter Craig and Justin Marks with a screenplay from Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie.
Since the first part was blockbuster, the fans have higher expectations from the sequel as well.
Release Date and Trailer
The film’s release date had been changed twice. Initially, it was said to release on July 12, 2019, and then it was moved to June 26, 2020. Again it was pushed for two days earlier, that is June 24, 2020. Finally, in April 2020, the team decided to release the movie on December 23, 2020. The final date was set because of the global pandemic Corona Virus.
On December 16, 2019, Paramount pictures had released the official trailer of Top Gun: Maverick on YouTube. If you didn’t watch it yet, do have a look!
Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer were present in the prequel of the movie, and now they will be even seen in the sequel. We also have Miles Teller(Lt. Bradley Bradshaw), Jennifer Connelly(Penny Benjamin), Jon Hamm (Vice Admiral), Glen Powell (Hangman), Lewis Pullman (Bob).
The plot of Top Gun: Maverick
The story is about Pete Maverick, who is one of the top Navy Aviators and has highly advanced himself in the field of flying. He later meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw, who is the son of Pete’s late best friend. The story then continues, with Pete dealing with ghosts from his past and the mission to overcome the fear.
The film had some controversial issues relating to Tom’s leather jacket seen in the trailer. In the earlier movie, the coat had Taiwanese and Japan’s national flag present in it, but had was not present in the trailer. Hence it had got some attention due to this reason.