Looking ahead to its theatrical release this coming May 27, 2022 (May 25 in Mexico), we get more news about the long-awaited sequel Top Gun: Maverick from the director Joseph Kosinski (Oblivion). The filmmaker himself teamed up with Lady Gagato direct the recently released music video of the film’s official theme, entitled “Hold My Hand”.
The song was composed, produced and performed by the Oscar winner, Gaga. The interpreter, together with the official sites of the film, and the Paramount Pictures studio, unveiled a few moments ago the music video of this energetic and sensitive “power ballad”, which we already predict will play an important role for the 2023 Oscar, in the category for Best Original Song, a category that was won by Gaga in 2019, for the composition of “Shallow” from A Star is Born (2018).
The music video is available at the end of the note.
This same Friday, May 6, the cast and director of Top Gun: Maverick will be visiting Mexico City to celebrate the premiere of the sequel, as part of the world tour to promote the film, which marks the return of Tom Cruise, in one of the most popular and recognized roles of his vast filmography. In addition to visiting Mexico, they will also visit Cannes (May 18), London (May 19), and Japan (May 24).
ON TOP GUN: MAVERICK
Kosinski’s film picks up its plot 30 years after the events of the original installment, with Pete “Maverick” Mitchell now working in the United States Navy’s prestigious strike combat tactics instructor program, to which he attended in Top Gun. In the sequel, Maverick is forced to navigate the increasingly complex world of drone warfare while mentoring a new generation of Navy pilots.
In addition to Cruise’s return as Maverick, Val Kilmer come back as Iceman. They accompany them Miles Teller playing Lt. Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw, Cruise’s protégé and student, and son of Nick “Goose” Bradshaw (Anthony Edwards in the original), Jennifer Connelly, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris y Jon Hamm.
After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s finest aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a fearless test pilot and dodging the rank advancement that would put him in land.
When he finds himself training a detachment of TOPGUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend and Air Force Officer. radar intercept, Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”
Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to pilot it.”
Jerry Bruckheimer produce Top Gun: Maverick alongside David Ellison of Skydance and Cruise. Kosinski (Oblivion) is placed behind the lens in the new chapter, directing from the script written by Eric Warren Singer, Honor Krugery Christopher McQuarriewith a history of Peter Craig y Justin Marks (The Jungle Book).
Harold Faltermeyercomposer of the original film’s soundtrack, is also back for the sequel. Hans Zimmer he also worked on the soundtrack.