‘Top Gun: Maverick’ pushed, ‘A Quiet Place’ sequel sets date

Angelo Anderson
August 30, 2018

According to recent reporting, the upcoming Paramount sequel has shifted back its release date nearly an entire year, from July 12, 2019 to June 26, 2020.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film, titled Top Gun: Maverick, was earlier scheduled to hit the screens on July 12, 2019 but will now release on June 26, 2020.

Top Gun fans waiting for the much-anticipated sequel to the 1986 hit are going to have to be patient after the release date has been pushed back by a year.

A spokesperson for Paramount Pictures is quoted in the report as saying that the extra 11 months will give the filmmakers more time to work out the logistics of showing fighter jets with new tech.

Maverick will bring a reunion between Mitchell and his nemesis Tom "Iceman" Kazansky, played by Val Kilmer.

The news of the delay comes more than a week after the film cast Jon Hamm, Ed Harris and Lewis Pullman, adding some more star power to the that already includes Cruise, Kilmer, Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly and Miles Teller. Composer Harold Faltermeyer will also return to score the sequel.

The plot for the film is said to involve Maverick mentoring Goose's son (played by Teller). The second Top Gun will be featuring lots of drones, though it's safe to assume it will have real people as well to do ll the acting.

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