In the trailer, a Cruise weathered by more than three decades of service, is confronted about the fact that he can’t get a promotion and refuses to retire. “You should be at least a two-star admiral by now. Yet here you are, captain,” a uniformed and authoritative-looking Ed Harris tells him. “Why is that?”
We see a series of shots of Cruise flying through terrain from snowy mountains to barren land to open water as dramatic music plays. Apparently he still likes the danger zone.