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Top Gun: Maverick releases its first official trailer with Tom Cruise

Top Gun Maverick trailer is here! Tom Cruise gets back in the cockpit 33 years on and is still as feisty as ever in epic first look at sequel

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The Top Gun: Maverick released its official trailer on Thursday afternoon just as the sequel was presented at ComiCon in San Diego, California.

Tom Cruise, 57, seems to have easily slid back into the role of the cocky but talented pilot who plays by his own rules. The film comes 33 years after the original was a massive hit in 1986.

In the clip, he still looks devilishly handsome as Maverick but it’s obvious that his rough-around-the edges attitude has caused him to not excel in his military career. 

Mav is back! The Top Gun: Maverick released its official trailer on Thursday afternoon just as the sequel was presented at ComiCon in San Diego, California

Mav is back! The Top Gun: Maverick released its official trailer on Thursday afternoon just as the sequel was presented at ComiCon in San Diego, California

Not bad at all! Cruise still looks youthful even though it has been decades since he played Maverick

Not bad at all! Cruise still looks youthful even though it has been decades since he played Maverick

On the go: The trailer opens with a jet flying over a sandy desert as it stays very close to the ground

On the go: The trailer opens with a jet flying over a sandy desert as it stays very close to the ground

The first round: The star reached super stardom very fast when he played Maverick in the Eighties film

The first round: The star reached super stardom very fast when he played Maverick in the Eighties film

The trailer opens with a jet flying over a sandy desert as it stays very close to the ground.

’30 plus years of service,’ says a voice. ‘Combat metals, citations – only man to shoot down three enemy planes int he last 40 years.

‘Yet you can’t get a promotion, you won’t retire and despite your best efforts, you refuse to die.’

What's old is new: A battleship is seen and planes dot the large vessel. A battleship was also featured in the 1986 movie

What’s old is new: A battleship is seen and planes dot the large vessel. A battleship was also featured in the 1986 movie

Time to prepare: Several pilot are seen next to their planes as they take direction

Time to prepare: Several pilot are seen next to their planes as they take direction 

It’s an older man talked to Maverick who doesn’t seem too pleased with what he is hearing but knows better than to retaliate. 

The jet is seen again as it pulls up hard, shooting straight up into the sky.

A battleship is seen and planes dot the large vessel.

Back in the pilot's seat: He is seen again in his plane with his Maverick helmet on as he takes off from the battleship with other planes surrounding him

Back in the pilot’s seat: He is seen again in his plane with his Maverick helmet on as he takes off from the battleship with other planes surrounding him

Ready to fly: Maverick should be behind a desk at this point in his career but he has his 'need for speed'

Ready to fly: Maverick should be behind a desk at this point in his career but he has his ‘need for speed’

‘You should be at least a 2 star admiral by now but here u are a captain, what is that?’ says the older man.

‘It’s one of life’s mysteries sir,’ says Tom’s Maverick who still looks youthful.

He is seen again in his plane with his Maverick helmet on as he takes off from the battleship with other planes surrounding him. 

Back in action: Next, there is a rousing montage where Tom puts on his leather jacket, aviator glasses and rides his motorcycle

Back in action: Next, there is a rousing montage where Tom puts on his leather jacket, aviator glasses and rides his motorcycle

His lady friend? There is pretty face by the water - the woman is played by Jennifer Connelly of A Beautiful Mind fame

His lady friend? There is pretty face by the water – the woman is played by Jennifer Connelly of A Beautiful Mind fame

Can he find love again? Tom is also seen hugging the woman though the look on his face says he's not so sure about her

Can he find love again? Tom is also seen hugging the woman though the look on his face says he’s not so sure about her

A sad loss again? Cruise is seen here at a funeral as he says goodbye to a friend; in the first film he lost his co-pilot Goose

A sad loss again? Cruise is seen here at a funeral as he says goodbye to a friend; in the first film he lost his co-pilot Goose

Easy on the eyes: And yes there is a shirtless volleyball scene that will no doubt please Top Gun die hard fans

Easy on the eyes: And yes there is a shirtless volleyball scene that will no doubt please Top Gun die hard fans

Next, there is a rousing montage where Tom puts on his leather jacket, aviator glasses and rides his motorcycle.

There is a bar scene, fighting, a funeral, and a pretty face by the water – the woman is played by Jennifer Connelly of A Beautiful Mind fame. 

Tom is seen flying through a snowy mountain

‘The end is inevitable Maverick,’ says the older military vet.

‘Your kind is heading for extinction.’

Tom doesn’t not bend: ‘Maybe so sure but not today.’ 

New! Also on Thursday a poster for the film was shared; the film comes out in 2020

New! Also on Thursday a poster for the film was shared; the film comes out in 2020

 

Daily Mail UK

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