A famous American action drama released in the 1980s is back again for a sequel known as Top Gun: Maverick, and we just cannot keep our calm!
When is it releasing?
The much-awaited Tom Cruise starrer sequel will arrive at the theatres on June 24, 2020! The second installment to Top Gun was initially set to come out by July 12, 2019. However, it was pushed back a year to June 26, 2020. In March this year. Paramount Pictures made an announcement, officially moving up the release date by two days, to our surprise!
Who has been cast?
The two primary characters of the film are returning as they were with Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky. While Miles Teller has been cast as Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin, Jon Hamm as Vice Admiral, Glen Powell as Hangman, Lewis Pullman as Bob, Ed Harris as Rear Admiral and Monica Barbaro as Phoenix.
Charles Parnell will be cast as Marcus “Sundown” Williams, Jay Ellis as Payback, Danny Ramirez as Fanboy, Manny Jacinto as Fritz, Bashir Salahuddin as Coleman, Jean Louisa Kelly as Carole Bradshaw and Jake Picking, Raymond Lee, Liliana Wray, Greg Davis will play undisclosed roles.
What is the plot?
Almost 30 years have passed, and Captain Maverick is doing perfectly well as a distinguished pilot. However, when he starts training some graduates of Top Gun for a secret mission, he ends up meeting Rooster, his old’s friend’s son. He has to face some ghosts from his past, ultimately and somehow manages to survive in a secret, dangerous missions.
Two trailers have been released up till now, and the fans are loving it, some even drawing parallels between it and that of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Many fans are curious about the whereabouts of Cougar, and we hope we get to see how the character is doing after he left the Navy in this upcoming sequel. Let us all hope that it gets released timely, and all our questions are answered soon!