Top Gun Maverick makes its Cannes Festival debut

Tom Cruise is sitting in a plane during a scene of Top Gun Maverick.

Top Gun Maverick release date

Paramount Pictures has originally scheduled to release the film in July 2019. However, the date was moved several times to allow the re-filming of some flight sequences, but also due to the COVID-19 pandemic and tight schedules.

The film had its world premiere at CinemaCon on 28 April 2022 and a screening at the Cannes Film Festival on May 18 in an Official Selection Screening. It was one of the most awaited events of the festival with a star-studded premiere of the film. The Patrouille de France flew over the festival as the crew and actors were on the red carpet, and Tom Cruise received an Honorary Palme d’Or ahead of the screening.

Today is also the 72nd Royal Film Performance™ and UK premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in the UK. Every Royal Film Performance™ raises money for the Film and TV Charity, going towards supporting those behind-the-scenes.

Top Gun: Maverick is scheduled to be released in the UK on 25 May 2022.

Top Gun Maverick Story

After 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs – pioneering as a brave test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.

He finds himself training a detachment of Top Gun graduates for a special mission and encounters Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), the son of Maverick’s late friend.

Facing an uncertain future and confronting ghosts of the past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it.

all-star cast

The film features an all-star cast, including Tom Cruise as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, test pilot and flight instructor, Jennifer Connelly as Penelope “Penny” Benjamin, Maverick’s new love interest and Miles Teller as Lieutenant Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, a pilot in the mission training group.

HOLD MY HAND, top gun music

Lady Gaga released ‘Hold My Hand’, set to feature on the upcoming Tom Cruise film, due out in cinemas on 27 May.

top gun Maverick Sound mix at tfs

The final Sound Mix for Top Gun: Maverick was carried out in TFS Theatre 1 by Chris Burdon and Mark Taylor with Harry Jones, Will Miller and Tom Melling as Mix Techs.

Led by Oscar-nominated Sound Supervisor, James Mather, the Soundbyte Studios Editorial team used their base at the TFS creative campus to create a dynamic and epic Mix for this long-awaited summer blockbuster.

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