“Top Gun: Maverick” teased followers with a short behind-the-scenes video displaying the facility of the film’s use of actual aerial results relatively than any CGI.
Each Tom Cruise and producer Jerry Bruckheimer have beforehand mentioned that the film will make use of never-before-seen strategies to movie sensible aerial scenes relatively than counting on CGI to do the visible work for them.
In a brand new video shared by Skydance captioned “No CGI here,” the crew movies within the desert as a really low-flying jet skims over the tops of their heads. The nine-second teaser reveals the crew reacting in gradual movement because the aircraft blows their hair again, hurts their ears a bit and kicks up a good quantity of mud.
Chatting with Empire in January about his resolution to return for the extremely anticipated sequel to “Top Gun,” Cruise famous that he advised the producer he was “not going to do the CGI stuff.”
“I said to the studio, ‘You don’t know how hard this movie’s going to be. No-one’s ever done this before,’” Cruise defined. “There’s never been an aerial sequence shot this way. I don’t know if there ever will be again, to be honest.”
In a latest interview, the producer famous that Cruise is placing his cash the place his mouth is relating to getting within the cockpit himself and filming “Maverick.”
“Technology has advanced, so a lot of things we couldn’t do before that we can do now, especially with the aerial footage,” he mentioned. “And Tom is an aviator, so he can fly anything we have in the movie, from helicopters to jets to prop planes.”
Cruise started his love of aviation after starring within the first “Top Gun” film, the place he did numerous analysis and coaching for the function. For the sequel, he underwent related coaching however insisted that his youthful co-stars do the identical. Bruckheimer famous that not solely did Cruise endure the coaching himself, however he stored proper in tempo with the youthful solid members.
“He put the actors through this grueling process over three months so they could take the G-forces when we put them in the F/A-18s,” Bruckheimer advised Yahoo Leisure. “It was really a tough slog for these young actors, because they also had to go through water survival training, where they are blindfolded and put in a water tank that’s turned upside down and they have to figure out how to get out. And Tom went through all the same stuff! They told me he went through that training just like a 22-year-old would — that’s how good he is.”
Sadly, followers should wait a bit longer to see the gorgeous visuals the director and star are promising. The movie was initially scheduled for a June 24 launch, nevertheless it was pushed again to Dec. 23 because of the coronavirus pandemic shutting down theaters and productions throughout the nation.