Tom Cruise Says He Wouldn’t Allow ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ to Debut on Streaming
“Top Gun: Maverick,” Tom Cruise’s long-awaited return to the danger zone, had to take a few detours due to Covid-19.When the pandemic hit, the sequel to 1986’s “Top Gun” was supposed to open on June 24, 2020.
Those plans had to be rearranged when theaters shuttered and movie-going struggled to return.
Now, at long last, Cruise was on hand in the South of France on Wednesday for the Cannes premiere of “Top Gun: Maverick,” a film that has earned critical raves and seems primed for box office riches.
But did he ever think about sending the sequel to streaming, a fate that befell many other films during the early days of the coronavirus?“That’s not going to happen.
Ever,” Cruise said during a wide-ranging talk about his work at the festival.The audience at the Grand Palais’ Debussy theater applauded loudly.
Cruise explained further, “I’ve spent a lot of time with theater owners.
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