'Top Gun: Maverick' Just Not Feeling the Need for Speed

And while fans are excited about the sequel, unfortunately, they'll have to wait another year. Paramount Pictures has announced that the release date for the much-anticipated sequel "Top Gun: Maverick" has been moved from July 12, 2019 to June 26, 2020. It was originally set for a 2019 release.

It's been more than 30 years since Tony Scott's action drama Top Gun landed on theater runways. Additionally, Top Gun alumni Val Kilmer has been cast to reprise his role as Commander Tom "Iceman" Kazansky.

It has been confirmed that Val will be reuniting with Tom Cruise for the sequel to the 1986 classic, with Cruise reprising his role as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell.

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Top Gun: Maverick's cast features a litany of talent, including Glen Powell (The Dark Knight Rises), Jay Ellis (Insecure), Jennifer Connelly (Spider-Man: Homecoming), and Miles Teller (Whiplash).

Joe Kosinski, best known for helming Tron: Legacy (2010) and Oblivion (2013), is directing the film from a script by Peter Craig, Justin Marks, and Eric Warren Singer.

The sequel has been in the works since 2010, when paramount approached producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Tony Scott. Cruise posted a photo that suggested early production had begun. '#Day1, ' he captioned a pic of himself on the tarmac with the words, 'Feel the need, ' written across the shot.

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