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

A lit up ad for the upcoming Top Weapon: Maverick movie is shown 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 film is displayed 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 may “feel the requirement for speed,” but Paramount is as soon as again putting the brakes on the sequel to the 1986 film. In the high-stakes video game of feature movie releases, Paramount is betting that Americans will not be all set to go back to movie theaters in large numbers at any time in the next several months amid rises in the coronavirus delta variant. According to Deadline, its pushing back the premiere of two potentially blockbuster motion pictures– Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7. The Top Gun follow up, in specific, has 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. Now, its delayed once again up until May 27. Thats the exact same date that Mission: Impossible 7 had been slated to strike theaters, so that film is likewise getting shoved back– until Sept. 30, Deadline reports. It stated that Paramount had actually decided due to COVID-19 issues after it sought advice from specialists. Range reports that Sony has likewise pressed back the release of Ghostbusters: Afterlife by just over a week, from Nov. 11 to Nov. 19.

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 film. According to Deadline, its pushing back the premiere of two possibly 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.

When they hit theaters or sending them instead to online platforms, dozens of films have actually seen their theatrical launches interfered with by the pandemic– either postponing. Amongst the other movies delayed are sequels to Avatar, Dune and the Matrix, according to New York Magazines Vulture.

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