High Gun: Maverick, the sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise automobile that’s been practically 4 many years within the making, will likely be making its Cannes debut as we speak, and the movie’s cadre of hunky leads, Cruise amongst them, have gathered in balmy southern France for the event.
Earlier than the large premiere this afternoon, the crew convened for a customary photocall on the Palais des Festivals. Vogue historical past has been made at Cannes earlier than; you will recall this immediately legendary photograph of the French Dispatch squad from final yr. The High Gun squad, in the meantime, comprised an uncanny catalog of principally all the foremost developments taking place in menswear proper now. There was, and there is no different technique to put this, a exceptional quantity of dressing taking place.
Rely ’em off! First off, we’ve received Cruise in basic navy, tieless with a tousled mane, and a salt-and-pepper Jon Hamm, in a checked navy swimsuit over a pastel pink shirt. Breezy, location-appropriate—verify, verify. Nevertheless it’s the movie’s youthful stars who actually received freaky with it. There’s Danny Ramirez, carrying the Concern-of-God-does-David-Byrne silhouette of the second, and Greg Tarzan Davis, in gradient inexperienced trousers with an identical turtleneck. Glen Powell, in a dusty blue double-breasted swimsuit. Jay Ellis in a pistachio-ice-cream-hued, flared-trouser look, and Lewis Pullman in a beltless khaki set with a nubby Chelsea boot.
After which there’s Miles Teller, whom Cruise hand-picked to play the son of Maverick’s late pal, Nick “Goose” Bradshaw, within the movie, in Rat Pack-y high-waisted trousers belted over a short-sleeve button-up printed with line drawings of fingers and—brace your self—excerpts from Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel On the Street (e.g., “I used to be midway throughout America, on the dividing line between the East of my youth and the West of my future”).
If there’s no less than one upside to Cruise, additionally a producer on the movie, insisting that Maverick get a real theatrical launch, it’s that the ensemble forged additionally get a real pink carpet run. And so they’re actually taking advantage of their alternative.