Tom Cruise in Top Gun Maverick
Tom Cruise in Top Gun Maverick

The new trailer for Top Gun: Maverick is here.

Where the teaser trailer hit all the high spots needed to get audiences prepared for Tom Cruise’s return the the cockpit, the new trailer fills us in on the film’s general storyline, revealing Maverick’s return is in a teaching role, much to his surprise.

The new film sees Capt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, played by Tom Cruise, returning 34 years after the original Top Gun debuted in 1986. According to the film’s synopsis, “Top Gun: Maverick takes place 34 years after the events of the original film and pits legendary Captain Peter “Maverick” Mitchell as the new flight instructor of Top Gun, in which he guides Bradley, Goose’s son, who seeks to become a pilot much as his father was.” 

The cast also includes Miles Teller as Goose’s son, Bradley, plus Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, and Ed Harris. Val Kilmer is also expected to reprise his original Top Gun role as Lt. Tom “Iceman” Kazansky. The film is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

The film is scheduled to be released on June 26, 2020.

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