Hollywood star Tom Cruise on Friday announced that the release of his much-awaited film Top Gun: Maverick has been postponed to December due to coronavirus pandemic.
The anticipated Paramount Pictures movie, which was scheduled to debut on June 24, will now release December 23, 2020.
I know many of you have waited 34 years. Unfortunately, it will be a little longer. Top Gun: Maverick will fly this December. Stay safe, everyone.
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) April 2, 2020
Cruise took to Twitter to share the new release date of the film, which is the sequel to his 1986 classic hit.
I know many of you have waited 34 years. Unfortunately, it will be a little longer. Top Gun: Maverick’ will fly this December. Stay safe, everyone, the actor posted on Twitter.
The follow-up features Cruise reprising his role as US Naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell along with Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Val Kilmer and Jon Hamm.
The Joseph Kosinski-directed film is the latest project to have been pulled from release because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Paramount also pushed the release of A Quiet Place: Part II to September and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge the Run to July.