Entertainment Top Gun: Maverick confirms digital release date
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Who'd have thought it?
Box office hitnow has a digital release date – and it's good news for Tom Cruise fans.
While the film is still playing in cinemas across the UK, Paramount Pictures has confirmed its plans for home release, with the movie being available to stream from August 24 before physical copies are available later this year.
The film's digital release will also include tonnes of bonus content, with an extra 110 minutes of footage being released alongside the film.
"Top Gun: Maverick": Wick the film of the year to the home cinema
"Top Gun: Maverick" It proves: Tom Cruise is one of the last big Hollywood stars of his time. The sequel to the iconic 80s film surprised both critics and fans and established itself at the theatrical speed shortly after the theatrical release to cruises-that must mean something. The blockbuster, which is currently still in the cinemas, can already be pre-ordered for home cinema in the form of Blu-ray or 4K UHD.
The extra content includes a look into the training programme to prepare the cast for fighter jet sequences, plus a look at the experimental aircraft designed for the film and music videos for Lady Gaga and OneRepublics' songs "Hold My Hand" and "I Ain't Worried" (which feature on the film's soundtrack).
There's also an interview with Tom Cruise, where he shares his love for aviation as he pilots a vintage World War II fighter jet.
Available from October 31, the physical release can be pre-ordered now and there are multiple options available for purchase, including 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray SteelBook, 4K UHD and Blu-ray.
"Top Gun: Maverick": Here you can already get the popular blockbuster
of the perhaps best strip of the year "Top Gun: Maverick" proves: Tom Cruise is one of the last big Hollywood stars of his time. The sequel to the iconic 80s film surprised both critics and fans and established itself at the theatrical speed shortly after the theatrical release to cruises-that must mean something. The blockbuster, which is currently still in the cinemas, can already be pre-ordered for home cinema in the form of Blu-ray or 4K UHD.
All of the options are available from Zavvi with price cuts during the pre-order period. A standardis currently £9.99 (down from £19.99), a is £14.99 (down from £24.99) and a copy is £24.99 (down from £39.99).
If you're more of a collector,is available for £34.99. The standard DVD and Blu-ray will come with selected bonus content, while the 4K Ultra HD and Steelbook copies will come with all of the above extras.
As the highly anticipated sequel to the 1986 original, Top Gun: Maverick has been, both at the box-office and for Cruise.
The film has grossed over $1.3 billion worldwide, making it the actor's most successful film to date.
Top Gun: Maverick is currently available to watch on, and .
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