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Tom Cruise‘s Top Gun sequel has been grounded for another year!

On Wednesday, Paramount Pictures announced the release of Top Gun: Maverick will be pushed back from July 12, 2019 to June 26, 2020.

Via Page Six:

The extra time will give filmmakers the opportunity to work out the logistics of presenting flight sequences with new technology and planes.

The sequel will be set in a world of drone technology and will explore the end of the era of dogfighting, with Cruise portraying a flight instructor.

I am most excited about former “Insecure” star Jay Ellis joining the cast!


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According to Deadline, Jay will play a pilot alongside Tom Cruise.

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