The American company “Paramount” decided, today, Thursday, to postpone the launch of the latest movie of the global star, Tom Cruise, in cinemas because of the emerging “Corona” virus.
The company announced that it would postpone the release of the movie “Top Gun: Maverick” to the public until December 23, after it was scheduled to launch on June 24, the period that witnesses the competition of box-office films during the summer season, according to the American magazine “Variety”. .
The production of the movie “Top Gun: Maverick” cost $ 150 million, which is the second part of the movie that made Tom Cruise famous in the world of cinema. It was shown 30 years ago and tells the story of the adventurous warfare Maverick.
In the second and new part, Maverick returns to the Aviation School to train Top Gun graduates on a specialized assignment.
Thus, “Top Gun: Maverick” is the last movie from Paramount, which was postponed for cinema due to the invading Corona virus worldwide, as it was preceded by films that are the second part of the horror film “A Quiet Place” that was scheduled to be released in the month of March was postponed to September 4, and also the movie “Spongebob: Sponge on the Run”, which is based on the famous cartoon character “SpongeBob”, which was postponed until July 31, after it was scheduled to be released on May 22. May.
The movie “The Tomorrow War” was also postponed indefinitely, after it was scheduled to be released in cinemas on the 25th of next December.
And joins “Paramount” in the policy of postponing the presentation of its films, “Sony”, which postponed the release of his films “Morbius” and “Ghostbustes: Afterlife”, as well as “Disney”, which postponed the launch of the movie “Black Widow” starring Scarlett Johansson, which is based on the stories ” Marvel comic, in addition to the live version of the cartoon “Mulan”, as Warner Brothers modified the dates of the films “Wonder Woman 1984” and “In the Heights”, while Universal stopped production of “Minions: The Rise” films. of Gru ”, the new piece of action movies and“ Fast & Furious ”car chases.
The study was suspended in a number of countries around the world, in addition to canceling many public events and events and isolating hundreds of millions of citizens. Several countries have suspended flights and land between each other for fear that the virus will continue to spread.
On March 11, the World Health Organization classified the coronavirus as a “global pandemic”, confirming that infection figures are increasing very quickly, expressing concern that the infected population may increase significantly.