As reported by Deadline, the film Top Gun: Maverick , which will bring Tom Cruise back to play the role of the protagonist of the iconic cult film, will be screened during the Cannes Film Festival 2022 . This year’s edition will be held from 18 to 28 May, while Top Gun: Maverick will hit theaters on 27 May.
The release of Top Gun: Maverick at the cinema, and the arrival at the Cannes Film Festival, interrupt the chain of postponements that had seen the release of the film delayed for several years due to the pandemic. Recall that Tom Cruise is also working on the creation and distribution of Mission: Impossible 7 and 8 .
This is the synopsis of the film:
After more than thirty years of service in the Navy, Lt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is right where he wants to be: a brave pilot who can push himself beyond all limits, trying to dodge the career advancement that would put a damper. to his freedom. When called upon to train a detachment of Top Gun academy students for a specialized mission that no one in the world has ever accomplished, Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), codenamed “Rooster”: he is the son of Maverick’s friend, Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.” Grappling with an uncertain future and the ghosts of the past, Maverick must confront his deepest fears, up to a mission that will require the ultimate sacrifice of those who choose to participate.