Top Gun: Maverick is an American action drama film. It is the sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun. The film is based on a story by Peter Craig and Justin Marks. Maverick will be released in 2022. It stars Ryan Gosling as the lead pilot and is based on the life of real-life Air Force pilot Chris Kyle.
The film revolves around a pilot who returns to TOPGUN to become an instructor. He eventually reunites with Charlie at a bar in Miramar. The film also stars Val Kilmer as LT Tom “Iceman” Kazansky, and Tom Skerritt as CDR Mike “Viper” Metcalf, the commanding officer of the Top Gun squadron. CDR Metcalf is a Vietnam War veteran, who served with Duke Mitchell.
Maverick and Iceman are both leading contenders for the TOPGUN Trophy. When they meet on a flight, Maverick pressures the Iceman to break off. After breaking off, Maverick’s F-14 flies through the jet wash, causing a flameout in both engines. Maverick then destroys the fourth MiG, and the remaining two MiGs are destroyed by Maverick’s jetton canopy.
The sequel has been in the works since 2010. The screenplay has been written by Justin Marks, and negotiations for the script were in progress in June 2015. In May 2017, Cruise confirmed that Top Gun: Maverick will begin filming in 2018. Tom Cruise announced that Joseph Kosinski will direct the film and Val Kilmer will reprise his role as the Iceman.
Maverick dogfights his skeptical classmates and Lieutenants Jake “Hangman” Seresin. Maverick also reunites with his ex-girlfriend, Penny Benjamin. The two men fall in love with each other, but they can’t decide who will win the affection of the others.
The sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun is set in the year 2022. It will be released in the U.S. and Canada in May 2022. A few days after its theatrical release, the film will be available for streaming on Paramount+. The original release date was the summer of 2020, but it was delayed to 2022.
Top Gun has also inspired a number of video games. The first one was released for the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and Amstrad CPC in 1986. A year later, a Top Gun game was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. In March 2012, a Top Gun game was announced for the Xbox 360.