Top Gun 2 News

Val Kilmer Will Reportedly Return as Iceman in Top Gun 2 It looks like another familiar face is returning for Top Gun: Maverick. According to The Wrap, Val Kilmer is reportedly set to reprise his role as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky. Iceman was Pete “Maverick” Mitchell chief rival in the original film, and Tom Cruise‘s Maverick will work as a mentor to younger pilots. It’s unclear what role Iceman would have in the latest movie. We know that production on this one started because Cruise posted a picture on Instagram showing himself in the uniform.

Top Gun 2 Begins Shooting, Tom Cruise Shares First Photo The long-awaited Top Gun 2 is officially underway as Tom Cruise suits up in his flight suit to return as Maverick.

Before entering into production in 2018, Top Gun: Maverick is getting a new writer and is still on track for its 2019 release date, despite Tom Cruise’s recent injury. While filming Mission Impossible 6 in London, Cruise, who prides himself on doing his own stunts, injured himself while jumping from a building, breaking his right angle. The injury caused production to shut down, resulting in reports that it could potentially delay the release of the film, as well as Top Gun: Maverick, which Cruise was expected to film next.

Tom Cruise Reveals 'Top Gun' Sequel Title, Plus More Details Tom Cruise has slowly been building anticipation for a sequel to his 1980s smash hit Top Gun, which launched him into the stratosphere of Hollywood leading men. The sequel has been in development for years Back in 2014, we heard that a new script was underway with a new writer. The next year, producer David Ellison teased the possibility that the movie might include modern drone technology, but Cruise made clear that he wanted to fly for real, with "no CGI on the jets." More...Read MoreRead Comments

Oblivion’s Joseph Kosinski Rumored Frontrunner To Direct Top Gun 2 Yesterday, we learned that the long-awaited (by somebody) sequel to Top Gun 2 was in the works and would film sometime this year, according to a revelation from star Tom Cruise on an Australian talk show. Now, Variety is reporting that Joseph Kosinski, who directed Cruise’s lukewarm 2013 sci-fi movie Oblivion, is Paramount’s frontrunner to direct the Top Gun sequel. Val Kilmer is also said to be interested in returning.

Top Gun 2 Will Begin Shooting in 2018 Says Tom Cruise Tom Cruise confirms Top Gun 2 is still happening at that shooting will take place sometime next year.

News Briefs: New Photo Teases 'Top Gun 2' Top Gun 2: Tom Cruise wants to fly real jets in the long-awaited sequel to 1986's Top Gun, though we don't know if that idea came up specifically in a recent conversation the star had with producer Jerry Bruckheimer. The producer shared a photo of the two together, captioned: "Just got back from a weekend in New Orleans to see my old friend [Tom Cruise] and discuss a little Top Gun 2." Val Kilmer will also be returning. [Twitter via Variety]   Star Wars: The...Read MoreRead Comments

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