Top Gun: Maverick Movie

Top Gun: Maverick movie poster

Who's Involved:

Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris, Miles Teller, Jay Ellis, Tom Cruise, Charles Parnell, Raymond Lee, Kara Wang, Jake Picking, Danny Ramirez, Val Kilmer, Christopher McQuarrie, Justin Marks, Lyliana Wray, Bashir Salahuddin, Greg Tarzan Davis, Jerry Bruckheimer, Peter Craig, Lewis Pullman, Monica Barbaro, Jean Louisa Kelly

Release Date:

Friday, May 27, 2022 (Nationwide)

sequences of intense action, and some strong language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Ace pilot Maverick aims to show the relevance of good old fashioned pilots in today's high-tech, drone-centric war environment.

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Who stars in Top Gun: Maverick: Cast List

... Pete Mitchell "Maverick"

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Who's making Top Gun: Maverick: Crew List

A look at the Top Gun: Maverick behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Tony Scott last directed Unstoppable and The Taking of Pelham 123. The film's writer Christopher McQuarrie last wrote Mission: Impossible - Fallout and The Wolverine.



Jerry Bruckheimer
Tom Cruise

Production: What we know about Top Gun: Maverick?

Key Facts

  1. Miles Teller will play the son of the Goose character (from the original film, played by Anthony Edwards) and Maverick’s new protégé (Variety, 8/22/18).
  2. German composer Harold Faltermeyer, who created Top Gun's memorable synth score, will do the music (Hollywood Reporter, 6/6/18).
  3. Val Kilmer has said he’d like to return for the sequel in the role of Tom “Iceman” Kazanski (Variety, 6/30/17).
  4. Sequel to the 1986 film.

Filming Timeline

  1. April 2020: The film was in Completed status.
  2. November 2018: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. June 2018: The film was in Production status.
  4. May 2017: The film was in Pre-Production status.

    Tom Cruise confirms on Sunrise Australia, Top Gun 2 begins filming next year.

  5. January 2016: The film was in Development status.

    Seems to be coming together. Jerry Bruckheimer flew down to New Orleans to meet with Tom Cruise and talk about a possible plot line.

  6. September 2014: The film was in Development status.

    Justin Marks attached to write the script. Tom Cruise to possibly star.

  7. December 2013: The film was in Development status.

    Paramount Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer have revived the project.

  8. November 2012: The film was in Shutdown status.

    The New York Times reports that the sequel to Top Gun "has fallen apart." After the suicide of Tony Scott, who directed the first film, it appears the project has come to a halt.

  9. October 2010: The film was in Development status.

Top Gun: Maverick Release Date: When was the film released?

Top Gun: Maverick was released in 2022 on Friday, May 27, 2022 (Nationwide release). There were 11 other movies released on the same date, including The Bob's Burgers Movie, My Butt Hazza Fever (Short) and Zero Contact.

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