Maverick to Screen at CinemaCon

After several delays, Top Gun: Maverick is finally within reach of its release date. Paramount Pictures announced that the tom cruiseThe director-directed sequel will screen at the studio’s CinemaCon panel on Thursday, April 28. This will be the film’s world premiere, though it is also scheduled for an appearance at Cannes ahead of its May 27 release. This will bring the top gun The sequel comes full circle, as the film screened the first 13 minutes of the film at last year’s event.

CinemaCon takes place April 25-28, and is an event for studios to preview their upcoming theatrical releases. It is run by the National Association of Theater Owners (NATO), and started in 2011. Top Gun: Maverick is not the only film screening at the event, as Universal and Blumhouse will screen the black phonewho stars Ethan Hawke. However, tons of reactions and news are sure to follow the event, as Disney, Lionsgate, and others will preview their respective release listings.


Top Gun: Maverick has been in various states of development since 2010. Filming began in 2018 and concluded in the summer of 2019, with some test footage even screened for attendees at CineEurope in Barcelona in 2019. A July 2019 release was initially intended for the film, although time was needed to perfect the film effects and flight sequences. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic has compounded on top of that, leading to his final date next month.

Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick
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Aside from Cruise, the sequel will star Jennifer Connelly, jon hamm, ed harris, Glen Powell, lewis pullman, Danny Ramirez, Monica BarbaroY Manny Hyacinth. kilmer valley he will also reprise his iconic role as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky. However, no other original characters will appear. mile counter will play the son of Maverick’s right-hand man, Goose (anthony edwards), who of course dies during the events of the first film.

Paramount has released the following synopsis for the long-awaited sequel:

Test pilot Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruiser) has deliberately dodged a promotion after thirty years of service. One day, Maverick is called in to train a group of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission under fellow naval aviator friend and former rival, Tom “Iceman” Kazansky (Kilmer), who is the commander of the US Pacific Fleet. Among them is Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw (Teller), the son of Maverick’s late best friend Nick “Goose” Bradshaw (Edwards).”

Top Gun: Maverick lands in theaters May 27.


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