Mattel Enters Danger Zone with Top Gun Deal

Maverick takes to the skies once more with a new line of toys from Mattel for the upcoming Top Gun sequel.
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July 29, 2019

Mattel Enters Danger Zone with Top Gun Deal

Following the debut of the

Top Gun: Maverick

trailer at this year’s


, Mattel has announced it has been named global toy partner for Paramount Pictures’

Top Gun


The deal will cover numerous categories including die-cast vehicles, playsets, games and other toys. Mattel's new line will be inspired by scenes from both the ‘80s movie and the upcoming 2020 sequel.




“Top Gun: Maverick is one of the most anticipated movies next summer,” says

Pam Kaufman

, president, Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products. “The film has multi-generational appeal and lends itself to vehicle and roleplay toy categories. Top Gun: Maverick has all the ingredients to be a hit in theatres, as well as retail aisles.”

The line will be available globally ahead of the U.S. premiere of the film, which is scheduled to be released in June 2020.

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