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Top Gun Maverick: Change In Release Date, Will Post Production Be Affected?


David Mudd

The sequel to the Tom Cruise starer Top Gun will be out this year. It has been in the making for a long time now. There are new updates about the movie. Read on to know all about the movie.

Top Gun Maverick: Premise 

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Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (played by Tom Cruise) is where he belongs. He is now pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank. He finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a specialized mission.

Maverick while training the rookies, encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), call sign: “Rooster”. Bradshaw is the son of Maverick’s late best friend and Radar Intercept Officer Lt. Nick Bradshaw, known as “Goose.”

He faces an uncertain future and confronts the ghosts of his past along with his own deepest fears. All of this, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it. 

Top Gun Maverick: Cast

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The second movie will see Tom Cruise reprise his role as Maverick along with Val Kilmer. The film will see a new host of young pilots played by Miles Teller, Glen Powell, Jay Ellis, Lewis Pullman, Greg Tarzan Davis, Danny Ramirez and Monica Barbaro.

Updates On The Release Date

In a recent statement made by Paramount Pictures, the company announced that the movie would release two days prior. It meant that the movie would come out on a Wednesday and not on Friday. The current release date is 24 June 2020. 

What is the reason behind this move? According to reports In the Heights comes out that Friday and is expected to be a big hit. The movie was supposed to be competition for Top Gun. This is possibly the reason behind the move. 

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To add to this change in date is the outbreak of the Coronavirus in 2019. This outbreak will affect the business of the movies in East Asian countries where the outbreak is widespread. 

Will Post Production Be Affected

The change in date is only for two days. It will likely affect the post-production. However, the effect on post-production will be minor.