Tom Cruise Confirms 'Top Gun' Sequel Is 'Definitely Happening'

Tom Cruise has officially confirmed that, not only are we getting a sequel to his beloved 80s classic 'Top Gun, ' but filming on the flick will start within the next year! "It's true, yeah it's true", said Cruise.

He revealed the news while on a promotional tour for his upcoming film Mummy, telling Australian morning show Sunrise, "It is definitely happening". I know. It's happening. He added, "It's definitely happening".

Tom Cruise confirms there will be a Top Gun 2

Cruise is now on the promotion trail for his new movie The Mummy. "You're the first people that I've really said it [to]".

The "Top Gun" sequel has always been a goal for producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Cruise, who shot to global stardom as hot-shot pilot Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell.

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Top Gun was directed by Tony Scott and also starred Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards and Tom Skerritt.

Bruckheimer's decades-long quest for the sequel seemed to get jet boosters in January 2016 after he tweeted a photo of himself with Cruise when they met to discuss the project.

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The original Top Gun, an iconic movie about U.S. Navy pilots, was released in 1986.

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