Upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film Summary
Top Gun: Maverick is an upcoming Hollywood action drama film directed by Joseph Kosinski based on a screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie, and from the story of Peter Craig and Justin Marks.
This is a sequel to the 1986 Top Gun. Movie stars include Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris and Val Kilmer. Cruise and Kilmer renew their roles from the first film.
Upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film Cast
- Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a test pilot and flight instructor
- Miles Teller as Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, a pilot trainee, and the son of Maverick’s late RIO, Nick “Goose” Bradshaw.
- Jennifer Connelly as Penny Benjamin, Maverick’s love interest, who is a single mother and owner of a bar.
- Jon Hamm as Vice Admiral Sam “Merlin” Wells, who replaces Tim Robbins from the first film
- Glen Powell as “Hangman”, a pilot trainee
- Lewis Pullman as Bob, a pilot trainee
- Ed Harris as Rick “Jester” Heatherly, a rear admiral, who is Maverick’s superior. The role was played by Michael Ironside in the first film.
- Val Kilmer as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky, a fellow instructor and friend/former rival of Maverick. Now a four-star admiral and currently serves as Chief of Naval Operations.
- Monica Barbaro as “Phoenix”, pilot trainee
- Charles Parnell as Rear Admiral Marcus “Sundown” Williams, who is Maverick’s old colleague in the old time and once served as Maverick’s RIO after Goose’s death. The role was played by Clarence Gilyard in the first film.
- Jay Ellis as “Payback”, a pilot trainee
- Danny Ramirez as “Fanboy”, Payback’s radar intercept officer
- Manny Jacinto as Fritz
- Bashir Salahuddin as Coleman
- Jake Picking as Ron “Slider” Kerner. The role was played by Rick Rossovich in the first film.
- Raymond Lee as Commander Mike “Viper” Metcalf. The role was played by Tom Skerritt in the first film.
- Lyliana Wray as Charlotte “Charlie” Blackwood The role was played by Kelly McGillis in the first film.
- Jean Louisa Kelly as Carole Bradshaw, Goose’s widowed wife and Rooster’s mother. Kelly replaces Meg Ryan who played Carole in the first film.
- Greg Davis as Coyote
Upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film Crew members
- Directed by – Joseph Kosinski
- Produced by – Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison
- Screenplay by – Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer, Christopher McQuarrie
- Story by – Peter Craig, Justin Marks
- Based on – Characters by Jim Cash, Jack Epps Jr.
- Music by – Harold Faltermeyer, Hans Zimmer
- Cinematography – Claudio Miranda
- Edited by – Chris Lebenzon
- Production company – Skydance Media, Don Simpson/Jerry Bruckheimer Films, Tencent Pictures, TC Productions
- Distributed by – Paramount Pictures
Upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film Release date
- Release date – December 23, 2020 (United States)
- Country – United States
- Language – English
- Budget – $152 million
Upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film Trailer
Upcoming Top Gun: Maverick film Reviews
After thirty years of service, Pete `Maverick` Mitchell remains a test pilot, actively avoiding promotions that are held on the ground. As he trains a group of new graduates on a special mission, he meets Lieutenant Bradley Bradshaw, or “Rooster,” the son of Lieutenant Nick Bradshaw, Maverick’s later best friend, Lieutenant Nick Bradshaw. Can Maverick deal with an uncertain future while confronting the spirits of the past?