July 4, America’s Independence Day, seemed like a perfect date for the premiere of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, but the film finally makes the leap into the fall season. Why? The sequel to ‘Top Gun’ will premiere on November 19 at the request of Tom Cruise, who, according to The Hollywood Reporter, wants to embark on a world tour before the premiere, something that is currently impossible due to the Covid pandemic. 19.
His new date is November 19, and it is because Tom Cruise wants a premiere in style.
The actor, who returns to his Maverick character more than thirty years later, wants to turn the arrival of the film into an event, involving viewers from all over the world and paying special attention to the press. In addition, jumping the date also avoids the coincidence at the box office with two great cinematographic titans of this year: ‘Black Widow’ from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (UCM) and the novel installment of the ‘Fast and Furious’ saga, which will take advantage of the Bridge of July 4 to revitalize theaters in this 2021 complex. According to analyst Eric Wold of B. Riley Securities, speaking to THR, the change of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ should not cause alarm: “We believe that these movements more Going forward in 2021 or early 2022 they simply represent a mentality among studios to have these films available to viewers when capacity restrictions are relaxed a bit. “
Directed by Joseph Kosinski, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ will tell a new story that will mix rookie pilots with veterans like the one played by Cruise, as they try to adapt to new technologies and drone warfare. We will meet the son of the late Goose, who will play Miles Teller as Lieutenant Bradley ‘Rooster’ Bradshaw, as well as actors and actresses such as Jennifer Connelly (The pilot’s new love interest?), Glen Powell, Jon Hamm and Ed Harris as well as a slew of new pilots: Lewis Pullman, Thomasin McKenzie, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez, Monica Barbaro, Kara Wang, Jack Schumacher, Jake Picking, Jean Louisa Kelly, Raymond Lee, Lyliana Wray and Greg Tarzan Davis.