A few days before the premiere of one of the most anticipated movies of recent years, Top Gun: Maverickin which the fans of Tom Cruise will have the opportunity to see him play again the sexiest pilot of the 80s, the star of Mission Impossible just revealed that the sequel to top gun it will only make it to the big screen.
After multiple pandemic-related postponements, the long-awaited sequel to top gun It will finally be released on May 25, but while more and more studios have been moving to get their big-budget movies onto streaming platforms, streaming as quickly as possible, Cruise revealed that the same would not happen with Maverick.
the star of Collateral attended the premiere on Wednesday of Top Gun: Maverick at the Cannes Film Festival 2022, where he was part of a question and answer session organized by the festival. When asked if he ever thought of releasing the sequel to any of the platforms streaming, something that happened with many other movies during the pandemic, the actor replied:
That’s not going to happen. Never. […] I make movies for the big screen.
In addition, Cruise revealed how much he enjoys going to the movies, where he usually goes undercover “with his cap on” to go unnoticed by the audience. the star of Risky Business He emphasized the importance of cinema to bring together people from different cultures and origins in order to be part of a single experience.
Look at us all together. We are all united. We all speak different languages, we are from different cultures, we have different ideas about art, film or storytelling, but we are able to come together as a community and share an experience.
– Tom Cruise
The actor revealed that he makes his films to show them on the widest possible “canvas”, as is the case with Maverickwhich was made under a different process than films for services of streaming.
There is a very specific way of making a movie for the cinema and I make movies for the big screen. I know where to go after that. And that’s fine. But I always thought a movie is not just for opening weekend, but also for posterity.
– Tom Cruise
According to reports, Top Gun: Maverick received a standing ovation and rave reviews upon its Cannes premiere. Moments before its premiere, Cruise was awarded a surprise Palme d’Or. During his speech at the ceremony, the actor revealed that Top Gun: Maverick It represents a dream for him.
This is an amazing evening and an amazing time, just to see everyone’s faces. It’s been 36 years since the first ‘Top Gun’ and we’ve had to wait years because of the pandemic. This movie was a dream. We talked about it during the shoot. I just want to see everyone’s faces. There are no masks and we are in a movie theater. I am going to assimilate all this and I feel very grateful. We are here for you. I make my films for all of you and I am very blessed to do what I do. Enjoy tonight. You all have made my life.
– Tom Cruise