Original ‘Top Gun’ Editor Will Return For Tom Cruise Sequel

Top Gun co-editor Chris Lebenzon is set to return to cut the upcoming sequel starring Tom Cruise.

In 1986, Chris Lebenzon and Billy Weber co-edited the first Top Gun starring Tom Cruise Val Kilmer and Tom Cruise. Their work on Tom Cruise’s Top Gun earned the duo an Academy Award nomination for Best Editing in 1987 and their style is credited with introducing what is called the “MTV-style editing” to films.

Now, The Hollywood Reporter has learned Chris Lebenzon will return to edit Tom Cruise’s upcoming sequel titled Top Gun: Maverick, 34 years after working on the original film. In addition to his work on Tom Cruise’s Top Gun films, Lebenzon’s editing credits include Crimson Tide, which earned him his second Oscar nomination, Sweeney Todd, Big Fish, and Dumbo.

Are you excited to see Chris Lebenzon return to edit Tom Cruise’s next Top Gun film? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!

Top Gun: Maverick follows Tom Cruise’s Pete Mitchell as he guides a new generation of pilots, including a young man named Bradley Bradshaw, the son of  Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, who died tragically in the first film.

Directed by Joseph Kosinski from a script written by Peter Craig, Justin Marks, Ashley Edward Miller, and Zack Stentz, Top Gun: Maverick stars Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, and Ed Harris.

Top Gun: Maverick will be released in theaters on June 26, 2020.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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