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‘Top Gun’ sequel release pushed back one year: report

The version for the “Top Gun” sequel has reportedly been pushed back a year, according to Entertainment Tonight.

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Fans are going to have to wait a bit more to see Tom Cruise back in the cockpit.

“Top Gun: Maverick’s” release has been pushed back one year, ET has learned. The Paramount Pictures film, which was supposed to be released in July 2019, is now ready to hit theaters in the summer of 2020.

ET has learned that the film’s delayed release, the production is to have more work in the complex-flight, of which a large part is not being shot until 2019. Rather than just on the film to a fall 2019 release, the studio decided to make a summer release fits the tone of the film as a summer blockbuster.

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The “Top Gun” sequel follows in the 1986 original, with Cruise and Val Kilmer back to reprise their roles as Maverick and Iceman, respectively.

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#Day1

A post shared by Tom Cruise (@tomcruise) on May 30, 2018 to 10:40 PDT

ET confirmed last week that Jon Hamm, Ed Harris and Lewis Pullman was also a member of the Joseph Kosinski-directed film. Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly also star, while Miles Teller will play the son of Maverick’s former partner, Goose (Anthony Edwards), who died in the original film.

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Cruise shared the first photo from the upcoming movie on May 30, he stepped back to his iconic uniform. “#Day1,” he captioned a photo of himself on the tarmac with the words, “Feel the need,” to appear in the recording.

 

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