Paramount Pictures has pushed the release Tom Cruise movie “Top Gun: Maverick” to November from July, the studio said on Friday, a move that deprives theaters of what was expected to be one of the biggest releases of the summer blockbuster season.
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV is an American actor and producer. He has received various accolades for his work, including three Golden Globe Awards and three nominations for Academy Awards. He is one of the highest-paid actors in the world.
The sequel to 1986 hit “Top Gun” will now debut in theaters on Nov. 19, the day Paramount had planned to release Cruise’s seventh “Mission: Impossible” movie. That film was moved to May 2022, according to Paramount, a unit of ViacomCBS Inc.
Movie theater operators including AMC Entertainment, Cineworld Group Plc and Cinemark Holdings Inc hope for a summer rebound after a year of closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ninth installment of the “Fast & Furious” franchise, from Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures, currently remains scheduled to hit cinemas on June 25.
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Universal Pictures also shifted the highly anticipated F9 from Memorial Day weekend to June 25th, which would make it the first major blockbuster to exclusively release in theaters since Christopher Nolan’s Tenet last fall — assuming Universal doesn’t follow its competition and delay the upcoming Fast & Furious film again.