Top Gun: Maverick is the sequel coming out this year but fans might have to wait a bit more as the movie is delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom Cruise is all set to return for the last time as the fighter pilot Maverick in the Top Gun sequel. While the first movie came out in the 80s, Cruise is still charming as ever to continue his role in the sequel.
Top Gun 2 will bring the action-packed flight scenes with jets roaring in the sky, the thrill of a plane passing through your top. It will also reveal what happens to Iceman and how it will affect the plot of the sequel. Here is everything you need to know about “Top Gun 2: Maverick” new release date, trailer, cast detail, plot spoilers and other sequel updates.
Top Gun: Maverick Release Date and Trailer
Top Gun: Maverick was originally supposed to come out on July 26, 2020, but the release date has been shifted to December 23 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. As most of the theaters over the US and other parts of the world are closed, every major movie release is postponed or changed to streaming.
I know many of you have waited 34 years. Unfortunately, it will be a little longer. Top Gun: Maverick will fly this December. Stay safe, everyone.
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) April 2, 2020
It won’t be the first delay for Top Gun 2 as the sequel was originally supposed to come out on July 12, 2019. While fans have to wait for the movie to come out, all they can do is rewatch the trailer. Top Gun: Maverick trailer was released earlier this year and it shows various action sequences and quick glimpses of all the new characters.
Top Gun: Maverick Cast Details and Plot Spoilers for Iceman
Top Gun sequel will reveal what happens to the character of Iceman which would be the major plot point of the movie. In the trailer, we can see Maverick standing near a coffin and there’s a pin with wings on top of it. The pin on the coffin suggests that the person was trained in Naval Fighter Weapons School, meaning that Iceman has died at the beginning of Top Gun 2 movie. It is the main reason why his son hates Maverick and also supported by the absence of Val Kilmer in the trailer launch events.
Here is the confirmed list of cast members that will be a part of Top Gun: Maverick.
- Tom Cruise
- Val Kilmer
- Miles Teller
- Glen Powell
- Jennifer Connelly
- John Hamm
- Monica Barbaro
- Thomasin McKenzie
- Charles Parnell
- Jay Ellis
- Danny Ramirez
- Ed Harris
- Lewis Pullman