Get ready to feel the need for speed in summer 2019. Paramount Studios has given Tom cruise’s Top Gun sequel an official release date of July 12, 2019.
Although Paramount listed the title simply as “Top Gun,” on Friday, June 30, Cruise has previously said that the long-awaited sequel will be titled Top Gun: Maverick. “It’s not going to be called ‘Top Gun 2,’” the actor, 54, told Access Hollywood in June. “I didn’t want a number. You don’t need a number.”
Cruise went on to explain that the sequel will feel similar to fans of the 1986 classic, which also starred Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards, Meg Ryan and Val Kilmer.“We’re going to have the same tone that we had from the first,” he said. “Stylistically, it’s going to be the same.