Sorry, Tom Cruise Fans — New ‘Top Gun’ And ‘Mission Impossible’ Movies Delayed Again

An illuminated advertisement for the upcoming Leading Weapon: Maverick motion picture is displayed at Caesars Palace throughout CinemaCon, the main convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, last month, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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An illuminated advertisement for the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick movie is shown at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the main convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, last month, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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The Tom Cruise Top Gun character Maverick might “feel the requirement for speed,” but Paramount is when again putting the brakes on the follow up to the 1986 movie. According to Deadline, its pushing back the premiere of 2 potentially blockbuster movies– Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7. The Top Gun sequel, in particular, has actually been consistently buffeted by the pandemic: COVID-19 set it back from a planned December 2020 release to July of this year and then even further to Nov. 19.

Lots of films have actually seen their theatrical releases interfered with by the pandemic– either delaying when they hit theaters or sending them instead to online platforms. Among the other films delayed are sequels to Avatar, Dune and the Matrix, according to New York Magazines Vulture.

The Tom Cruise Top Gun character Maverick might “feel the requirement for speed,” but Paramount is once again putting the brakes on the follow up to the 1986 movie. According to Deadline, its pressing back the best of two potentially blockbuster movies– Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7. The Top Gun sequel, in specific, has been consistently buffeted by the pandemic: COVID-19 set it back from a prepared December 2020 release to July of this year and then even further to Nov. 19.

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