Los Angeles - Tom Cruise has confirmed he is working on a Top Gun sequel.
The Mission Impossible star wants to do a follow up to the 1986 action movie - which featured the actor as an advanced fighter pilot - that is in "the same kind of tone" as the first film.
Tom said: "We're working on it. I hope we can figure this out to go do it again.
"If we can find a story that we all want to do, we all want to make a film that is in the same kind of tone as the other one and shoot it in the same way as we shot Top Gun. "
Iideas for a sequel
Tony Scott, who produced the first film, is set to direct the forthcoming movie, but Tom thinks it is unlikely that Christopher McQuarrie - who had looked set to pen the script for it the upcoming project - will take on the role because the writer is still busy directing One Shot.
He explained: "I don't think Chris [McQuarrie] is going to write it. Chris is directing One Shot right now, which I'm acting in. We've got to go back in January and finish it."
But the 49-year-old star is keen to work with Tony and Top Gun producer Jerry Bruckheimer on another movie, and the trio have been thinking of ideas for a sequel.
He added to MTV News: "I said to Tony I want to make another movie with him. He and I haven't made a film [together] since Days of Thunder.
"Tony and I and Jerry, we never thought that we would do it again. Then they started to come to us with these ideas of where it is now. I thought, 'Wow, that would be ... what we could do now.' "
24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.
Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has revealed he is to make an appearance in Ted 2. Read More »
Add your review
Aaron Sorkin has confirmed Christian Bale will play the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Danny Boyle-directed biopic. Read More »
Add your review
Guns N' Roses guitarist!
New music video!
Great gig pics!
Watch it here!
See the line-up!
JohannesburgNew East Consulting Services (Pty) LtdR10 000 Per Month
East RandNew East Consulting Services (Pty) LtdR5 000 - R26 000 Per Month
Cape TownCity Press
HousesR 1 850 000
HousesR 4 000 000
HousesR 2 400 000