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

An illuminated ad for the upcoming Leading Gun: Radical motion picture 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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An illuminated ad for the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick motion picture is shown at Caesars Palace throughout CinemaCon, the official 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 need for speed,” but Paramount is once again putting the brakes on the sequel to the 1986 movie. In the high-stakes game of function movie releases, Paramount is gambling that Americans will not be ready to go back to movie theaters in great deals at any time in the next numerous months in the middle of rises in the coronavirus delta variant. According to Deadline, its pushing back the best of two possibly blockbuster films– Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7. The Top Gun follow up, in particular, has been consistently buffeted by the pandemic: COVID-19 set it back from a planned December 2020 release to July of this year and after that even further to Nov. 19. Now, its delayed again up until May 27. Thats the very same date that Mission: Impossible 7 had been slated to hit theaters, so that movie is likewise getting pushed back– up until Sept. 30, Deadline reports. It said that Paramount had decided due to COVID-19 concerns after it sought advice from experts. On the other hand, Variety reports that Sony has similarly pushed back the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife by just over a week, from Nov. 11 to Nov. 19.

The Tom Cruise Top Gun character Maverick may “feel the need for speed,” but Paramount is once again putting the brakes on the follow up to the 1986 movie. According to Deadline, its pushing back the premiere of two potentially blockbuster films– Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7. The Top Gun sequel, in particular, 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.

When they hit theaters or sending them instead to online platforms, lots of films have actually seen their theatrical releases disrupted by the pandemic– either delaying. Amongst the other films delayed are follows up to Avatar, Dune and the Matrix, according to New York Magazines Vulture.

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