Jul/2019

Hey guys, Jana here,

 

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It’s been hoped for, talked about, and wished upon many stars for this to come true. It looks like we are getting a sequel to one of the most amazing films the 1980’s brought us – ‘Top Gun‘. Working up a script for the high-flier is Justin Marks, who is currently in negotiations to work on ‘Top Gun 2‘. Paramount, Skydance and Jerry Bruckheimer are backing this highly anticipated sequel. Bruckheimer was with Disney but has moved to Paramount in April and is jumping in with both feet. I’m seriously confused as to what made it take so long for them to get to sequel stage in the first place. An entire population of women, and some men, would have tossed out money hand over fist to get another glimpse at Cruise’s oiled up abs playing volleyball on the beach.

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Peter Craig wrote the first draft a few years ago, but the project lost its steam when Tony Scott, the director of the 1986 original and was planning to direct the sequel, tragically committed suicide in 2012. Skydance is offering a pair of producers, David Ellison in a prime position and Dana Goldberg in an exec producing spot.

Now for the question on everyone’s mind – YES!!! Tom Cruise IS slated to return as the one and only ace pilot Maverick. This film is going to give us good, old fashioned pilots with skills versus CGI everything. With every movie dripping from the latest high-tech equipment, this will be a stark difference in how you can take a good script, exceptional actors an flying talent and come out with a winner worthy of a Congressional Medal of Honor.┬áNo word, yet if we can expect a return from Val Kilmer as Iceman, though.

We know Cruise has kept himself in shape, just watching him in ‘Rock of Ages‘ and you can see a tone body, but don’t be too disappointed if he doesn’t have his legendary abs back, I’m sure he’ll still have the aviators, the bomber jacket and a smile that could light up a state were he wired for it. I’m super stoked about this one and can’t wait for more info. However, as jacked as I am about this movie, we must take a moment of silence for the fallen Goose.

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