Top Gun: Maverick Movie

Top Gun: Maverick movie poster

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, July 2, 2021 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

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.

Poll: Will you see Top Gun: Maverick?

Cast: Who stars in it?

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    ... Pete Mitchell "Maverick"

    Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, Mission: Impossible 7

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    ... Iceman

    Paydirt, Disney's Planes

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    ... Bradley 'Rooster' Bradshaw

    The Ark and the Aardvark, The Divergent Series: Insurgent

Crew: Who's making Top Gun: Maverick

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

On or about April 2, 2020, the film was in Completed status.

On or about November 22, 2018, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about June 10, 2018, the film was in Production status.

On or about May 23, 2017, the film was in Pre-Production status.

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

On or about January 28, 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.

On or about September 12, 2014, the film was in Development status.

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

On or about December 9, 2013, the film was in Development status.

Paramount Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer have revived the project.

On or about November 7, 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.

On or about October 14, 2010, the film was in Development status.

Top Gun: Maverick Release Date: When is it coming out?

Top Gun: Maverick is coming out in 2021 on Friday, July 2, 2021 (Nationwide release). There is 1 other movie coming out on the same date, including Minions: The Rise of Gru.

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