May 28, 2016  

Tom Cruise to Revive 'Top Gun' With a Sequel

October 15, 2010 (3:02 am) GMT
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer indeed hinted last year that he was due to work on a follow-up to a popular 'aviation' movie.

is reportedly flying back to the big screen in a sequel to 1986 classic "Top Gun". Producer Jerry Bruckheimer hinted last year that he was working on a follow-up to a hugely popular "aviation" movie, sparking rumors the hit film would be revived for a new generation of cinema-goers.

Bosses at Paramount Pictures have now kick-started work on the sequel, by hiring original director Tony Scott and the film's star Cruise, according to NYmag.com's Vulture blog. The website reports the Hollywood actor will reprise his role as pilot Maverick but will play a smaller part in the follow-up, which will be penned by Oscar-winning "The Usual Suspects" screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie.

The news comes just weeks after "", the sequel to the hit 1987 movie, hit cinemas and topped the box office in both the U.S. and U.K.

More Tom Cruise News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Colton Haynes Bares His Butt in This Racy Instagram Photo
  2. Heidi Klum Declares She 'Won't Get Married Again'
  3. Rainn Wilson Says Johnny Depp 'Is a Wife Beater'
  4. Does Tyga Really Owe Kylie Jenner $2 Million?
  5. 'Pretty Little Liars' Star Teases Jenna's Return: 'I'm in Most of the Season'
  6. Victoria's Secret Angels Give Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop the Feeling' Hotter Music Video
  7. Justin Bieber Strips Down to Underwear, Holds His Crotch in Bizarre Racy Picture
  8. Is Nick Jonas Dating Lily Collins? Here's the Truth