The trailer for Top Gun: Maverick was released on Thursday during Tom Cruise's surprise appearance at Paramount Pictures' San Diego Comic-Con panel and has excited fans who have been waiting more than 30 years for Captain Peter "Maverick" Mitchell to make his return. Fans took to Twitter the moment the trailer was released to bathe in the nostalgia-drenched two-minute trailer.
Beautiful! I cried a little, I confess!— Claudia (@mebranca) July 18, 2019
In Maverick, Cruise is back as the title character, who is now working as a flight instructor. In the trailer, we see Ed Harris' character quiz him on why he is still only a captain when he should be a two-star admiral by now. Maverick is also told he is part of a dying breed of fighter pilots.
Beach volleyball and karaoke ok I’m down pic.twitter.com/sFGDeSqtNL— Tom Petrini (@RealTomPetrini) July 18, 2019
The trailer didn't create hype. So I decided to create hype for it! ENJOY! DANGER ZONE!!!! pic.twitter.com/ZvSONWqWLQ— Dennis Naghizadeh (@DennisNZadeh) July 18, 2019
"I've traveled around the world and people always say, 'Why don't you do another one? When are you going to do another?'" Cruise said at SDCC, reports ET. "For 34 years, you all have been very, very patient with me. And I felt it was my responsibility to finally really deliver for you."
Best bit of the new Top Gun trailer was the fraction of a second of hair flip from the forever-goddess Jennifer Connelly. 👌 pic.twitter.com/JFiRqwEK9Z— Andrew Fox-McKay (@DigitalSneeze) July 18, 2019
The trailer did not include a shot with Val Kilmer, back as Commander Thomas "Iceman" Kazansky. Miles Teller, who is supposed to be part of a new generation of pilots, is barely seen. Teller plays Bradley Bradshaw, the son of Nick "Goose" Brashaw, Anthony Edwards' character from the original film.
Other stars in the new movie include Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Manny Jacinto, Monica Barbaro, Charles Parnell and Jay Ellis.
Oh fuck. Ride into the Danger Zone baby— Zo (@Tweets_By_Zo) July 18, 2019
The new movie was directed by Tron Legacy filmmaker Joseph Kosinski, who also directed Cruise in Oblivion and Teller in Only The Brave. Bruckheimer produced with Cruise, David Ellison Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. Peter Craig, Justin Marks, Christopher McQuarrie and Eric Warren Singer wrote the screenplay.0comments
Top Gun: Maverick hits theaters on June 26, 2020.
Photo credit: Paramount Pictures
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