LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) – The sequel to the much-awaited film for Top Gun has been released in December, Paramount Pictures said on Thursday (April 2), the latest disruption in the film industry due to the coronaires epidemic.
Top Gun: Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, was originally scheduled to open in cinemas around the world after more than 30 years on June 24, when the original film began its career as a global action star.
The delay of December 23 was the latest in a series of blockbuster films that have been delayed, including the new James Bond film Never Say to Die and Disney’s Mulan, as coronoviruses have closed cinema theaters in the United States and in Europe and A lot of Asia.
Top Gun: Maverick goes on for decades after a 1986 box-office hit and features actor Miles Taylor as the son of Anthony Edwards’ pilot Goose, who was killed during a training exercise in the first film is.
Most of the big films that make up the summer season in North America have been postponed.
But Hollywood studios are hopeful that the cinemas will reopen and crowds return in late summer.
Paramount said Thursday that the animated The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, previously scheduled for a May release, will now open on July 31.
Warner Bros.’s Wonder Woman 1984 has also been rescheduled from June to August 14.