In Los Angeles, April 3 Hollywood star Tom Cruise on Friday announced that the release of his much-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick has been postponed to December just because of COVID-19 Pandemic. The anticipated Paramount Pictures movie, Which was scheduled to debut on June 24, Will now release December 23, 2020. The cruise took to Twitter to share the new release date of the film, Which is the sequel to his 1986 classic hit.
I know many of you ave waited 34 years. Unfortunately, it will be a little longer. Top Gun: Maverick will fly this December. stay safe, everyone, the actor posted on Twitter. The follow up features Cruise reprising his role as US Naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell along with Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer, and Jon Hamm. The JosephmKosinski-directed film is the latest project to have been pulled from release because of the coronavirus pandemic. Paramount also pushed the released os A Quiet Place: Part second to September and the Spongebob Movie: Sponge the Run to July.
Most of the big Movies that make up the lucrative summer season North America have been postponed. But Hollywood studios are hopeful theaters will reopen and crowds will return in late summer. Wonder Woman 1984 from Warner Bros has been rescheduled from June to August 14. Top Gun Maverick cost over 150 million dollars to make, so paramount is counting on massive cricket ticket sales in order to turn a profit.
The delay giver paramount mote time to roll out a massive global marketing campaign. That could have been more difficult if Top Gun Maverick had tried to maintain its summer release date, Cruise is gearing up to star in the seventh Mission Impossible movie- Production in Europe was delayed when the Coronavirus hit Italy. This will allow him to shoot the sequel and participation The Gun Maverick campaign.