Movie News: 'Top Gun 2' Nabs Release Date, Director Confirmed; Samuel L. Jackson Rumored for 'Captain Marvel'

Movie News: 'Top Gun 2' Nabs Release Date, Director Confirmed; Samuel L. Jackson Rumored for 'Captain Marvel'

Jul 04, 2017

Top Gun

Top Gun 2: Joseph Kosinski has now been confirmed to direct Top Gun 2. We first heard about the possibility in May; Kosinski previously worked with Tom Cruise on Oblivion. Paramount Pictures has also given the long-awaited sequel a firm release date: July 12, 2019. Cruise will be reprising his role as former Navy pilot Pete Mitchell, also known as Maverick, who is now a flight instructor. [Deadline


The Avengers

Captain Marvel: Samuel L. Jackson hinted that he might be joining Captain Marvel as Nick Fury back in February. Now comes a rumor that his name has "appeared as costarring alongside lead actress Brie Larson for upcoming crew recruitment" for the movie, which is scheduled to start production early next year as it aims for theatrical release on March 8, 2019. Jackson and Larson previously worked together on Kong: Skull Island as well as Larson's upcoming directorial debut, Unicorn Store. [Omega Underground]


Mahershala Ali

True Detective: Mahershala Ali, who won an Academy Award for his performance in Moonlight (above), is reportedly "nearing a deal" to star in the prospective third season of HBO's True Detective. Neither the third season nor the actor are confirmed yet, and no plot or premise details have been released. [The Tracking Board]



Polaroid Trailer: In the first trailer for Polaroid, the discovery of a camera in an antique store leads to a terrifying urban legend that may prove to be true. Madelaine Petsch, Kathryn Prescott, Javier Botet and Mitch Pileggi star. The horror movie opens in theaters on August 25. [Movieclips]

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