Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun' sequel is in the works

Tom Cruise in the original Top Gun

In January previous year, Bruckheimer tweeted a picture of himself and Cruise, saying the pair talked about "a little Top Gun 2".

Directed by the late Tony Scott, Top Gun was released 31 years ago, in 1986.

The action hero broke the news on Australia's morning show Sunrise while he was visiting to promote his upcoming film The Mummy.

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"It's true. Yeah, it's true".

"It's true, it's true", he said, grinning as he added, "I'm going to start filming it probably in the next year".

"It's happening, it's definitely happening". The conversation ended with a look into Cruise's past when one Sunrise host asked the actor to comment on the Top Gun 2 rumors. I know. It's happening.

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Cruise is now doing a press tour for his upcoming film for Universal Pictures, The Mummy.

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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. When pressed further and asked about a tweet teasing "Top Gun 2" from "Top Gun" producer Jerry Bruckheimer, he said, "Yes, we're discussing it".

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Val Kilmer, who starred alongside Cruise as Lt. Tom "Iceman" Kazanski, has previously floated the idea of reprising his role - should there ever be a sequel.

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