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Tom Cruise Confirms ‘Top Gun 2’ is Happening!

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Since everything that is old becomes new again, Tom Cruise is feeling the need….  The need….  FOR SPEED! A second time!

Cruise confirmed today that there is a sequel to the 1986 film Top Gun in the works!  He broke the news on an Australian morning show called Sunrise after one of the hosts asked him about circulating rumors of a potential follow up to the classic film.  Cruise smiled, nodded and simply said, “It’s true.”  The hosts repeatedly asked, “Really?  It’s true?  Really?!?!?!” To which Cruise continued to nod and respond with confirmation.

The hosts asked Cruise when this surprise sequel is expected to happen and, turns out it will be here sooner than you think!  Cruise confirmed that he expects to begin filming sometime within the next year! WHAT?!

Check out the interview snippet from Sunrise‘s twitter page below:


Top Gun was an essential part of a string of 1980’s blockbusters which launched Cruise’s successful film career.  The film focused on a Naval Fighter school where the best pilots go to sharpen their flying skills.  Cruise plays Maverick, a cocky and, at times, reckless hotshot pilot who is competing against other pilots like Iceman (Val Kilmer) to prove he is the best.  The film also stars Anthony Edwards as Goose and Kelly McGillis as Charlotte.

The film also was accompanied by an awesome soundtrack including hits like Kenny Loggins’ Danger Zone, and Berlin’s Take My Breath Away.

As of now, no further details are known about the sequel however, we will bring you more information and news regarding the Top Gun 2 film as it becomes available

What do you think of a Top Gun sequel being in the works?  Are you excited for the film or have you lost that loving feeling all these years later?  Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.

 

Source: Nerdist

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