'Top Gun' Sequel Flying Into Summer 2019

Top Gun 2 Locked In For 2019 Joseph Kosinski Will Direct

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Top Gun: Maverick as we learn it. On the face of all of this, however, the movie is simply about how Maverick must realize his unique greatness and alpha-male bonafides to truly get over the death of his father, his best friend, and the cutting criticisms of his mentors, and become the best pilot that ever did live.

But that's not all, as Deadline is reporting this week that the blockbuster has secured a prime summer release date, with Top Gun 2 expected to fly into theatres on July 12th, 2019.

Skydance CEO David Ellison and Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the 1986 original, will produce with Cruise.

Directed by Tony Scott, Cruise played hotshot US Navy pilot Pete "Maverick" Mitchell, who has a risky and reckless flying style.

Top Gun 2 Locked In For 2019 Joseph Kosinski Will Direct
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What do you guys think of the Top Gun sequel release date?

Earlier this month, Cruise revealed that he didn't want the new film to have a number in the title, so it will be called Top Gun: Maverick, after his character's code name. Top Gun is the film which turned Tom Cruise into a superstar. July 12, 2019. So only an entire year to wait. "It's going to be a competition film, like the first one", Cruise previously said.

For more on the iconic film, watch below. That puts it in theaters a week after the planned sequel to Spider-Man: Homecoming. Furthermore, Joseph Kosinski has been confirmed for the director's chair, reuniting with Cruise after the pair made Oblivion back in 2013.

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