SYDNEY (AP) – The Danger Zone may have gotten old and dusty, but Tom Cruise says he’s about to fly back in.
The 54-year-old actor says the long-discussed sequel to “Top Gun” is a sure thing and should start shooting soon.READ MORE: Scammers Impersonating Allegheny County Sheriff's Office Steal $18,000 From Woman
Cruise made the announcement Wednesday in response to questions from anchors on the Australian morning news show “Sunrise.”
The actor said filming will likely begin within the next year. He added, “It’s definitely happening.”
Cruise has said in similar interviews that the film was in development and a strong possibility, but has not offered such clear confirmation.READ MORE: SAT Going All-Digital In 2024, Making Other Changes To Try And Lessen Stress
The 1986 Reagan-era flyboy epic propelled Cruise to superstar status.
Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the original, had been dropping hints too. He posted a picture of himself and Cruise on Saturday’s 31st anniversary of the original’s release.
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