Jerry Bruckheimer There’s a lot to celebrate on Memorial Day weekend, literally watching the long-awaited sequel to the 1986s Top Gun, Top Gun: Maverick, Breaking his previous domestic box office revenue record for holidays set by 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At the World End.
The Paramount/ Skydance co-production easily won the opening of Memorial Day at BO for $ 156 million (including preview) and left. Pirates 3$ 153 million opening.
Aside from the delay caused by the pandemic, Tom Cruise captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell had to wait 36 years for further adventures, Brookheimer on the deadline. Mission: Impossible-Fallout.
“This was the time when it would happen,” says Brookheimer, as to why the sequel has arrived at the theater now, compared to, say, 10 or 20 years ago.
“I’ve never been this close. Before Kocinski gets close to it, the blockbuster producer says about the sequel.
“Joe went to Paris where Tom was filming Unable to perform missionHe had a lookbook and a poster, “remembers the producer. “He wanted to make sure he did everything right, including shooting with a jet with the actor.”
“Tom lit up, called the head of Paramount, and the ball started rolling,” Bruckheimer adds.
Top gun 2The opening is perfect for Kocinski, and of course, Natch and cruises.The actor’s previous global record begins mummy ($ 172.3M) and his previous record domestic opening World war For $ 64.8 million.
first time Top Gun, There was also a push to shoot the actors flying in the live jet, but “their eyes rolled back in their heads. They couldn’t handle the G Force,” says the producer. “The only footage was part of Tom.” That’s why Cruise devised a flight program in the sequel, based on his experience. This trained performers to withstand the G Force on three different aircraft before being assigned to the F18.
Bruckheimer screams at the Vian family as long as the two-week weekend of Memorial Day is successful. Father Chuckvian oversaw Disney’s domestic distribution. At the end of the world While his son Mark oversees Paramount International Top gun 2 It has earned $ 252.7 million worldwide. Brookheimer also wears hats on Paramount domestic distribution boss Chris Alonson and marketing boss Mark Twainstock. “But it all starts with Tom. He is the most diligent and talented actor,” Bruckheimer claims.
In response to the high performance of photography in Flyover, Bruckheimer reminds us: Top gun For everyone. It’s all about stories and characters, and the vehicles we put them on. I don’t care where I watch this movie. You see it in a crowded audience. It is played all over the world. There are huge numbers in Europe and Asia. “
“”Top gun When Pirates “You can keep you away wherever you are in your life,” the producer added. “When I watch a movie with the audience over the last few nights, people are really happy to get out of the theater.” increase.
Regarding the sequels to other legacy franchises, Bruckheimer says he’s still working on follow-up for another feature. National treasure There is a series of Disney + works.He is also making Disney + movies Young woman and the sea Daisy Ridley starred about Trudy Ederle, the first woman to swim across the English Channel in 1926.And he is starting to focus on: Beverly Hills Cop A Netflix movie starring Eddie Murphy.
And up to one-third Top gun For now, Bruckheimer says. There is no immediate “let’s ride this wave”.