It’s finally time to return to the “Danger Zone.”
The sequel to the 1980s classic Top Gun, known as the film that rocketed Tom Cruise to superstardom (not to mention some highly suggestive volleyball), is currently on track for a 2019 release with the title Top Gun: Maverick, reports Screen Rant.
Now, things are as official as it gets:
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) May 31, 2018
While there were rumors that production would have to be delayed due to Cruise’s broken ankle suffered on the set of Mission: Impossible 6, it didn’t end up being an issue.
Maverick has been in development in some shape or form for years, but this time it looks like the gears are finally turning. Jerry Bruckheimer is producing the film, and Paramount recently hired writer Eric Warren Singer to rewrite the script, with Joseph Kosinksi (Oblivion) directing, per IMDB.