PREVIEW: Top Gun: Maverick (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Tom Cruise (Mission: Impossible – Fallout), Miles Teller (Whiplash), Jennifer Connolly (A Beautiful Mind), Jon Hamm (Keeping Up with the Joneses), Glen Powell (The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society), Lewis Pullman (Bad Times at the El Royale), Ed Harris (Apollo 13), Val Kilmer (Top Secret!), Monica Barbaro (Bullish), Charles Parnell (Mississippi Damned), Danny Ramirez (Assassination Nation), Manny Jacinto (I Want You Back), Bashir Salahuddin (A Simple Favour), Jay Ellis (Escape Room), Jake Picking (Sicario 2: Soldado), Raymond Lee (Farah Goes Bang), Lyliana Wray (Maximum Ride), Jean Louisa Kelly (The Call of the Wild), Greg Tarzan Davis (The Call of the Wild), Bob Stephenson (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World), Chelsea Harris (Ambulance)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion), director; Christopher McQuarrie (The Usual Suspects), writer, producer; Ehren Kruger (Arlington Road) and Eric Warren Singer (American Hustle), writers; Jerry Bruckheimer (Armageddon), Emily Cheung (Oblivion), Tom Cruise (Jack Reacher) and David Ellison (The Tomorrow War), producers; Harold Faltermeyer (Top Gun) and Hans Zimmer (Dune), composers; Claudio Miranda (Life of Pi), cinematographer; Eddie Hamilton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) and Chris Lebenzon (Days of Thunder), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After thirty years of service, test pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruise) has purposefully dodged an advancement in his rank in order to continue flying. Soon, he is ordered to return to his former Navy training grounds, where he is placed in charge of a group of young Top Gun graduates, who must be trained for a specialised, but dangerous, mission. Maverick attempts to whip the new pilots in shape despite the animosity from graduate Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw (Teller), who happens to be the son of Maverick’s fallen comrade Nick “Goose” Bradshaw…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Tom Cruise returns to one of his most iconic roles in this highly-anticipated sequel to the 80s cultural phenomenon, and it’s bound to be a real experience for audiences for parts of the film were shot on IMAX inside of real-life fighter jets in flight (because it wouldn’t be a Tom Cruise movie without some kind of amazing, death-defying stunt!).

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 25TH MAY 2022

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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