October 15th, 2010
12:40 PM ET
Is Tom Cruise getting ready for another ride into the danger zone? It sounds like it could happen. According to New York Magazine's Vulture, "Top Gun 2" is in the works and the superstar has agreed to appear in the sequel.
Vulture reports that Paramount Pictures has pursued "Top Gun" producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Tony Scott to film a follow up to their hit 1986 flick about Naval aviators.
Oscar-winning screenwriter (and Cruise pal) Christopher McQuarrie has been tapped to pen the script, which would feature Cruise's Lieutenant Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in a small and not-too-obvious role. In other words, Vulture reports, don't expect to see Maverick as a "grizzled Top Gun flight instructor."
The high-flying original film – which also starred Val Kilmer, Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards and Meg Ryan - grossed $353 million and helped Cruise soar onto Hollywood's A-List. As of yet, no actors are currently attached to the sequel.
Which stars would you like to see in "Top Gun 2"?
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