Tom Cruise Confirms ‘Top Gun’ Sequel: ‘It’s Definitely Happening’,
The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he’s about to fly back in.
The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to “Top Gun” is a sure thing and should start shooting soon.
Cruise made the announcement Wednesday in response to questions from anchors on the Australian morning news show “Sunrise.”
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The actor said filming will likely begin within the next year. He added, “It’s definitely happening.”
Cruise has said in similar interviews that the film was in development and a strong possibility, but has not offered such clear confirmation.
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The 1986 Reagan-era flyboy epic propelled Cruise to superstar status.
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the original, had been dropping hints too. He posted a picture of himself and Cruise on Saturday’s 31st anniversary of the original’s release.
, The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he’s about to fly back in.