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Behind Apple’s Megadeal for Brad Pitt Formula One Racing Film From Joseph Kosinski

In a potentially game-changing deal that could impact how streamers and theatrical distributors coexist, Apple has closed a pact to acquire an untitled Formula One racing movie that has Top Gun: Maverick filmmaker Joseph Kosinski directing and Brad Pitt attached to star, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The deal, almost five months in the making, reunites […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Pays Tribute to Late Director Tony Scott

As the final credits roll on Top Gun: Maverick, fans will see a familiar name appear in a memorial dedication: Tony Scott, director of the original Top Gun, who took his own life in August 2012. More than a decade ago, when talks about a sequel began, Scott was a part of the conversation; now, […]

Owen Wilson’s ‘Secret Headquarters’ Family Pic Heads to Paramount+

The Owen Wilson-starrer Secret Headquarters, a family action-comedy for Paramount and Jerry Bruckheimer, is headed straight-to-streaming on Paramount+. The superhero film will exclusively debut on the streaming platform this August in the U.S. and Canada, and in select international markets where Paramount+ is available. Secret Headquarters was previously set to hit theaters on Aug. 5, […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Star Glen Powell Explains How His Disinterest For Initial Sequel Character Inspired Hangman Rework

[This story contains spoilers for Top Gun: Maverick.] Glen Powell will forever be able to say that he saved Tom Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell.  In Top Gun: Maverick, the legacy sequel to Tony Scott’s Top Gun (1986), Powell plays Lt. Jake “Hangman” Seresin, whose skills and swagger echo Maverick and Tom “Iceman” Kazansky (Val Kilmer) in […]

Box Office: Tom Cruise’s ‘Top Gun 2’ Rockets to Record $160.5M Opening

Superheroes and horror aren’t the only game in town anymore at the pandemic-era box office. In a promising sign for the summer season, Paramount and Skydance’s Top Gun: Maverick scored the best Memorial Day opening of all time with a projected three-day domestic haul of $126.7 million and $160.5 million for the four days. Pirates […]

Box Office: ‘Top Gun 2’ Targets Career-Best Opening for Tom Cruise

Fire up the jets. After two years of being grounded by the coronavirus pandemic, Top Gun: Maverick is finally flying into theaters over Memorial Day weekend following a headline-grabbing, global marketing blitz that saw a tireless Tom Cruise transform into the showman of the moment as he made stops at a world premiere in San […]

‘Top Gun: Maverick’: Jerry Bruckheimer Says Single Phone Call From Tom Cruise to Paramount Ignited Sequel

Top Gun: Maverick has been a long time coming for Jerry Bruckheimer. The prolific producer behind the original Top Gun attempted to get a sequel off the ground once the Tony Scott-helmed and Tom Cruise-led film became 1986’s biggest worldwide hit with $357 million in box office. But development never seemed to take off, and […]

Tom Cruise in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’: Film Review

The ace fighter pilot returns 36 years after first feeling the need for speed in Joseph Kosinski’s sequel, also starring Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hamm.

Jerry Bruckheimer, Paramount’s Brian Robbins, Director Joseph Kosinski Celebrate ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Debut

Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick is finally ready for takeoff. After a two-year wait for the filmmakers, the actors, producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Paramount, relief was evident at a panel after the movie was shown to an enthusiastic audience on Thursday at CinemaCon in Las Vegas. “It’s surreal. It’s been two years,” director Joseph Kosinski […]

‘Confessions of a Shopaholic’ Author Sophie Kinsella’s Novel ‘Remember Me?’ Getting Movie Treatment (Exclusive)

Remember Me?, a novel by author Sophie Kinsella, is set for a movie treatment. Just To Be Clear Productions is adapting the book from the Confessions of a Shopaholic writer, with Ellie Kanner attached to direct the edgy romantic comedy based on a screenplay by scribe Jenna Mirza Mattison. Just To Be Clear Productions CEO […]

Brad Pitt, Joseph Kosinski, Lewis Hamilton Racing Project Revs Studios, Streamers Into Bidding War (Exclusive)

Hollywood can’t get enough of fast cars. A bidding war erupted Friday for a racing project featuring bold-faced names that has studios and streamers burning rubber to get their gloves on it. The untitled project has Brad Pitt attached to star and Joseph Kosinski, the filmmaker behind the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick, attached to direct. […]

Why Val Kilmer Skipped L.A. Premiere of Amazon Documentary

Val Kilmer is doing just fine. The 61-year-old is the subject of Amazon’s intimate documentary Val about his life, acting career, artistic passions and the throat cancer that nearly claimed his life. Despite skipping the film’s world premiere in Cannes last month and staying home while it screened in L.A. on Tuesday, his children tell […]