More than three decades have passed since Tom Cruise played the role of Pete "Maverick,quot; Mitchell in the beloved 1986 film Top gun. And now, the action star is back in the first full trailer of Top Gun: Maverick, and it is clear that he has the need for speed and a bit of nostalgia.
This time, Pete Mitchell is a Top Gun instructor for a new class of recruits, and the two-and-a-half minute trailer begins with a voice that calls him "one of the best pilots this program has produced."
"His exploits are legendary," says the unidentified voice. "What he has to teach you can mean the difference between life and death."
After the Cruise character admits that he did not expect an invitation to return to Top Gun, his colleagues say "they are called orders, Maverick." The trailer then shows different action-packed scenes with Maverick on his motorcycle, shirtless boys. playing beach volleyball and intense dog fights in the air.
The new trailer gives fans a first real look at the next sequel after Cruise gave fans a glimpse during Comic-Con. According to We weekly the 57-year-old surprised everyone when he appeared in Hall H in the presentation of Paramount Pictures and Skydance of Terminator: Dark Fate to announce the release date of the highly anticipated movie.
He told the crowd that they had been patient with him for 34 years, and felt it was his responsibility to comply.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski, Top Gun: Maverick It also stars John Hamm, Ed Harris, Val Kilmer, Jennifer Connelly, Jean Louisa Kelly, Miles Teller, Jay Ellis and Glen Powell.
Ellis sang Cruise's praises in September, saying he was a mentor, filmmaker and someone who has a very strong view that he can communicate very clearly. The 37-year-old loved to work with Cruise because he not only allowed them to "get out and play," but also took care of his cast and crew.
Originally, the plan was to launch the sequel last summer. But, Paramount announced in August 2018 that they were going to delay the project one year.
Top Gun: Maverick It will hit theaters across the country on June 26, 2020.