2022 is the 12 months of Prime Gun: Maverick. Until Black Panther: Wakanda Ceaselessly or Avatar: The Approach of Water match their predecessors’ field workplace, the Tom Cruise-led sequel will reign because the top-grossing film of the 12 months. Why then, would Sony select to debut a similarly-themed film earlier than the top of 2022? As a result of at first look, Devotion might appear to be a lesser model of Prime Gun: Maverick. However a nearer examination of the brand new trailer reveals that Devotion has one thing that Maverick lacks: a true story as the muse for the movie.
Lovecraft Nation‘s Jonathan Majors is headlining Devotion as Jesse Brown, the primary African-American aviator to graduate from the Navy’s fundamental flight coaching program. His story was chronicled in Adam Makos’ e-book, Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice. Through the Korean War, Brown needed to face racism throughout the Navy and in his personal nation. However he additionally discovered kinship with Tom Hudner (Glen Powell, who stole the present in Prime Gun: Maverick), a fellow pilot who turned Brown’s pal and wingman throughout “America’s forgotten war.”
Right here’s the official description of the movie courtesy of Sony Footage:
“Devotion, an aerial war epic primarily based on the bestselling e-book of the identical identify, tells the harrowing true story of two elite U.S. Navy fighter pilots through the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would finally make them the Navy’s most celebrated wingmen.”
Christina Jackson co-stars within the movie as Jesse’s spouse, Daisy Brown, with Joe Jonas as Marty Goode, Thomas Sadoski as Dick Cevoli, and Serinda Swan as Elizabeth Taylor. Rossy de Palma, Daren Kagasoff, Nick Hargrove, and Spencer Neville even have roles within the film.
Devotion was directed by J. D. Dillard from a script by Jake Crane and Jonathan A. Stewart. It will likely be launched in theaters on November 23.