The French Air Force has given the honor to the famous actor Tom Cruise, who plays in the new movie “Top Gun: Maverick”, the sequel to the prestigious “Top Gun” from 1986.
Hollywood star Tom Cruise was honored by the French Air Force as he attended the premiere of his film, a sequel to the famous “Top Gun,” at the Cannes Film Festival.
The launch of “Top Gun: Maverick”, postponed from 2019 due to the pandemic, brought a big sale of tickets to this year’s festival, which takes place between May 17-28, according to Reuters.
The French Air Force pays tribute to the famous actor Tom Cruise, present at Cannes, for the new production: “Top Gun: Maverick”
Cruise delighted fans by signing autographs and posing for selfies before walking the red carpet with longtime co-producer Jerry Bruckheimer and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie and co-stars including Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm and Miles Teller. .
A contingent of French Air Force planes flew overhead, emitting red, white and blue smoke as the actor climbed the steps of the Palais des Festivals.
The festival will pay special tribute to Cruise’s achievements in cinema, at the screening on Wednesday night.
Tom Cruise has announced that he will be honored at this festival a month ago.
The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will pay special tribute to Tom Cruise for his entire career, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of his only appearance at this film competition and the world premiere presentation. of his new movie “Top Gun: Maverick”.
The tribute will take place on May 18, exactly three decades after the screening of the film “Far and Away” in Cannes, in which the American star played under the guidance of director Ron Howard, the festival organizers note in a statement on Friday.
At the same time, in 1992, Tom Cruise presented the Palme d’Or trophy to the Danish director Bille August, for his film “The Best Intentions”.
On the occasion of this tribute, the American actor will have a conversation on stage with journalist Didier Allouoch.
Tom Cruise will attend the world premiere of his new “Top Gun: Maverick”, a sequel to the legendary “Top Gun” (1986), which will be released on the big screen in France on May 25, two days later. before the US premiere.
In the new production, 59-year-old Tom Cruise will reprise the role of fighter pilot Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, whom he played in the original 1986 film with Val Kilmer.
The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will take place on May 17-28. The composition of the jury has not been announced yet, and the official selection will be revealed on April 14.
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