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Tom Cruise to visit S. Korea this month to promote new film

Movies 14:21 June 03, 2022

SEOUL, June 3 (Yonhap) -- American actor Tom Cruise will visit South Korea this month to promote his new film "Top Gun: Maverick," its local distributor said Friday.

The top star will make the visit on June 18 together with Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer who collaborated with him to co-produce the film, Lotte Entertainment said.

In Seoul, Cruise will also engage in various other promotional activities for the film ahead of its South Korean release set for June 22, according to the company.

It would mark his 10th visit to South Korea since the first in 1994 to promote "Interview with the Vampire."

Directed by Tony Scott and starring Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer, "Top Gun: Maverick" is the sequel of the 1986 classic "Top Gun."

Cruise will also be accompanied by two other co-stars of the new film, Jay Ellis and Greg Tarzan Davis, during the visit.

In this EPA photo, Hollywood actor Tom Cruise shows off an honorary Palme d'Or award before the screening of "Top Gun: Maverick" during the 75th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 18, 2022. (Yonhap)

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