Top Gun 2 Reveals New Details as Release Nears

Top Gun 2 Release Date
Top Gun 2 (Credits: Paramount Pictures)

Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming film that is directed by Joseph Kosinski. It has been produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom Cruise, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Don Granger and written by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, and Christopher McQuarrie. This movie is the sequel to Top Gun which released back in 1986. The development of the film begin in 2010 but the preliminary production on the film officially started on 30 May 2018, in San Diego, California.

Furthermore, the movie used real government-owned military aircraft. The movie was supposed to release on 12 July 2019 but now it is scheduled to release on 26 June 2020. As for the cast members it consists of Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a 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 Maverick’s love interest, who is a single mother and owner of a bar. Jon Hamm as a vice admiral. Glen Powell as a pilot trainee “Hangman” Lewis Pullman.

Top Gun 2 cast
Top Gun 2 (Credits: Paramount Pictures)

Ed Harris as a rear admiral, who is Maverick’s superior. Val Kilmer as Vice Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky, a fellow instructor and friend/former rival of Maverick. As for the plot, the official synopsis of the movie reads: “After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.”

“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 Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late best friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.”