Tom Cruise on 'Top Gun 2' rumor: 'It is definitely happening'

Tina Ray
May 24, 2017

Tom Cruise says the runway is clear for Top Gun 2.

The ' Edge of Tomorrow' star, while giving an interview to an Australian morning-show Sunrise, said, "It is definitely happening".

"It's true. Yes. You know what, I'm gonna start filming it probably in the next year", Cruise said, practically beaming as he made the announcement. There, he was asked by anchor Samantha Armytage if the rumors about a sequel were true. I know, it's happening.

Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise revealed Wednesday, May 24 he plans a sequel to the cult action film Top Gun, with filming set to begin next year.

"It's happening, it's definitely happening".


Tom Cruise confirmed Tuesday that his 1986 movie will finally get a follow-up film.

According to IMDB, Val Kilmer will also return as Iceman, Jerry Bruckheimer will produce and Peter Craig and Justin Marks will write the screenplay.

On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the star said the first time he ever performed a stunt was when he flew a plane at 9.5 g's which is super hard on a person's body.

"Hell yes", the actor told a Reddit user during an AMA earlier this year, after being asked if he would agree to be in the sequel.

"Top Gun" celebrated its 31st anniversary in the U.S. May 16.

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