There's a huge connection to the new Top Gun: Maverick movie! It was directed by Joseph Kosinski, a native of Marshalltown!
According to the Des Moines Register, Kosinski was hand picked by Tom Cruise to direct this highly anticipated film! Tom Cruise and Joseph Kosinsi previously worked together on Kosinskis "Oblivion" in 2013.
"Top Gun: Maverick" is the sequel to Tom Cruise's 80s blockbuster "Top Gun!" The initial reviews for the sequel have been very positive. The film is expected to rake in $100 million over the long holiday weekend.