Top Gun 2: Maverick Movie

Top Gun 2: Maverick movie poster

Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (Nationwide)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

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Top Gun 2: Maverick Plot: What's the story?

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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Top Gun 2: Maverick Cast: Who stars in it?

  • avatar ... Pete Mitchell "Maverick"
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  • avatar ... Bradley 'Rooster' Bradshaw
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    Richard Jewell, Bad Times at the El Royale

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Top Gun 2: Maverick?

  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.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Top Gun 2: Maverick?

A look at the Top Gun 2: 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 Timeline: When did the Top Gun 2: Maverick come together?

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 2: Maverick Release Date: When is it coming out?

Top Gun 2: Maverick is coming out in 2020 on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 (Nationwide release). There are 2 other movies coming out on the same date, including Tom and Jerry and The Croods 2.
United States
December 23, 2020 Nationwide
December 23, 2020

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