Sailors surprised with new ‘Top Gun’ movie showing

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Movie fans in Jacksonville got a big surprise on Friday.

A local group of sailors were treated to a special screening of “Top Gun: Maverick.”

The group thought they were going to see the original “Top Gun” in theaters but instead, Tom Cruise delivered a special message to them.

“You are going to be one of the first audiences to see ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’” he said.

Die-hard fans in three cities, including Jacksonville, got a special preview of the new movie.

For everyone else, you can see the upcoming movie in theaters May 24.