Cannes 2022: Tom Cruise will be present 30 years later, for Top Gun: Maverick and a masterclass

Tom Cruise Top Gun Maverick
Paramount Pictures

On May 18, 1992, the star supported Far Horizons, by Ron Howard, on the Croisette.

The rumor had been circulating for some time, it has just been confirmed by Deadline : Tom Cruise will be present at the next Cannes film festival to present Top Gun: Maverickthe sequel to his 1986 blockbuster action film. The star will be there on May 18, to attend the screening of the blockbuster Joseph Kosinsky for Paramount, then to participate in a masterclass led by the French journalist Didier Allouche.

This event is organized exactly 30 years after the first visit of Tom Cruise on the Croisette, to defend distant horizons, by Ron Howard. This film had been screened on May 18, 1992, at the end of the festivities, and the same evening, Tom Cruise presented the Palme d’or to Billie August for Best Intentions.

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The rest of the selection will be unveiled on April 14 by the organizers of the 75th Cannes Film Festival, which will take place from May 17 to 28, 2022. However, we already know that three american movies will be revealed: Top Gun 2therefore, but also Elvisby Baz Luhrmann, and Three Thousand Years of Longing, by George Miller. We also learned yesterday that Virginie Efira would be the mistress of ceremonies opening and closing.

Here is the trailer for Top Gun: Maverickwhich will be released in theaters on May 25:

Top Gun – Maverick: discover a making of featurette on piloting

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