Top Gun: Maverick: Everything we know so far


1986 movie’s sequel Top Gun: Maverick is coming to theaters after a long delay.

The film is directed by Joseph Kosinski and is written by Peter Craig and Justin Marks. The film’s main stars are Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris, and Val Kilmer. Cruise and Kilmer reprise their roles from the first film.

Moreover, the film is based on Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr.It is a sequel to the 1986’s movie Top Gun, which was a major hit in theaters.

However, below we have gathered some latest information about Top Gun: Maverick, through which you can know more about it.

Top Gun: Maverick Release Date?

The film has been scheduled to be released on May 27, 2022, by Paramount Pictures, in the USA and Canada theatrically. Moreover, it will also be released on Paramount+ after 45 days in theaters.

Top Gun: Maverick was initially scheduled to be released on July 12, 2019, but it was delayed due to COVID-19 to June 26, 2020. However, it was not released on June 26, 2020, but again it was postponed to the current release date.

So, fans! After three decades of waiting, you are going to have Top Gun in theaters again.

Has the production been completed or not?

Yes! the production process was wrapped up on June 19, 2019, according to Miles Teller. On May 30, 2018, the production process was started in San Diego, California.

Moreover, the movie is filmed in IMAX format using IMAX-Certified Sony Venice 6K Full-Screen cameras.

So the filming has been completed, and now the movie is paving its way towards the theaters.

Is there Any trailer for Top Gun: Maverick?

Yes, we have the official trailer of Top Gun: Maverick, which was released in 2019. There were two trailers released in the same year, 2019. The first trailer was released on July 19, 2019, which summarizes Maverick’s career and some gorgeous aerial stunts.

Then in December, the second trailer was released in which the new batch of trainees whom Maverick is going to be taking under his wing. Below you can watch:

Who is in the Cast of Top Gun: Maverick?

  • Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick”
  • Mitchell, a test pilot
  • Miles Teller as Lt. Bradley “Rooster
  • Bradshaw, a pilot trainee 

Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin, Maverick’s new love interest, who is a single mother, bar owner, and the daughter of a former admiral

  • Jon Hamm as Vice Admiral Cyclone
  • Glen Powell as “Hangman”
  • Lewis Pullman as Bob, a pilot trainee
  • Ed Harris as Rear Admiral, Maverick’s superior
  • Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman
  • Monica Barbaro as Natasha “Phoenix
  • Charles Parnell as Rear Admiral Warlock
  • Danny Ramirez as “Fanboy,” Payback’s WSO
  • Manny Jacinto as Fritz
  • Bashir Salahuddin as Coleman
  • Raymond Lee
  • Liliana Wray as Amelia Benjamin, Penny’s daughter
  • Jay Ellis as Payback
  • Jake Picking
  • Jean Louisa Kelly as Carole Bradshaw
  • Greg Davis as Coyote
  • These are the characters who will be seen in the Top Gun: Maverick

What is expected in the next Sequel?

The story will look at our hero’s life in the present day. The Maverick is now training the next generation of Navy aviators. Moreover, he has a new love interest. 

In addition, when he was asked to train the new graduates, things got much complicated for him. However, he will make some tough decisions in the movie so let’s see what happens. There is the official synopsis below:

After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

When he finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen.

Maverick encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”

Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.