Should a sequel to “Top Gun” still go forward? Despite the death of original director Tony Scott in 2012, “Top Gun” star Tom Cruise says he’s eager to move forward with a follow-up to the 1986 action classic.
“If we can get over some stumbling blocks it will be fun to do,” Cruise told Sky News when asked about “Top Gun 2” at the Empire Film Awards in London. “With movies, they have a time -- when they're ready to be made you go and make them. Some movies I’ve worked on for years before they’ve been made. It just takes time.”
While Cruise didn’t elaborate on what exactly the “stumbling blocks” keeping “Top Gun 2” in development hell were, Tony Scott’s untimely death certainly set the project back. The film had been in active development at the time of Scott’s suicide, which forced producer Jerry Bruckheimer to put it on hold. The project now seems to be moving forward, largely thanks to Cruise’s passion for the material.
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