“Top Gun 2″, a sequel to the 1986 action drama starring Tom Cruise, has been confirmed by Skydance CEO David Ellison.
The 32-year-old producer confirmed that the project is in development and hinted that Cruise, 52, may reprise his role, reported Variety.
“There is an amazing role for Maverick in the movie, and there is no “Top Gun” without Maverick , and it is going to be Maverick playing Maverick,” he said.
Revealing the plot details Ellision said that sequel to the blockbuster hit is set in the world we live in today.
“Justin Marks is writing the screenplay right now. He has a phenomenal take to really update that world for what fighter pilots in the Navy has turned into today.
“It’s drone technology and fifth generation fighters… It’s really exploring the end of an era of dog fighting and fighter pilots and what that culture is today,” he said.