Audiences at CineEurope 2019 were welcomed back to the danger zone as Paramount debuted the first footage from the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick. Attendees were given a sneak peek at the Top Gun sequel, with Tom Cruise reprising the role that made him a household name.
Paramount held a special presentation for the European exhibitors at the trade show/convention. Smoke filled up the entire floor before Mark Viane, President of International Theatrical Distribution, and Mary Daily, Co-President of Worldwide Marketing and Distribution, made their appearance on stage. Both were dressed in full flight gear, just like Cruise in the action movie.
According to Deadline, two minutes of footage from the Top Gun sequel was presented, and while details have yet to leak, attendees were reportedly impressed by what they saw. While there's no guarantee that this footage will be released to the general public right away, it does indicate that we might see it sooner than later.
A continuation of the themes from the original, Daily described the sequel as a competition film. The co-president added, "It's about family, friendship, sacrifice, courage...romance and adventure.”
From what we know about the new Top Gun movie, Miles Teller will play the son of Goose (Anthony Edwards), Maverick's best friend and wingman who died in a tragic accident.Teller's character rises through the ranks in a new era, one where fighter pilots are being replaced by remote controlled drone aircrafts.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski, from a screenplay by Peter Craig, Justin Marks and Eric Warren Singer, Top Gun: Maverick stars Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, Ed Harris, Jon Hamm, Miles Teller, Glen Powell, Manny Jacinto, and more. The film is scheduled to be released on June 26, 2020.