It’s Official, Tom Cruise confirmed on Australian morning show Sunrise that Top Gun 2 is happening and that it will start filming within the year.

Top Gun 2

This is a huge announcement from the star, as rumors of a sequel to the 1986 original have been floating around for what feels like years. So far, no details on the story have been announced. Although, a few years ago Collider ran a story which has Top Gun 2 centered around drone warfare. This would bring it into the modern era of Naval Warfare.

The original film had Cruise playing the young and cocky fighter pilot, Maverick. Who for all intensive purposes only seemed to care about being the best. The film also starred Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer, Meg Ryan, Kelly McGillis and Tim Robbins.

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