Bruckheimer said that he had recently caught up with Cruise to "discuss" working on the long-awaited 'Top Gun' sequel.
After months of speculation, it would appear that work on Top Gun 2 has finally begun, with producer Jerry Bruckheimer tweeting a picture of himself with Tom Cruise, the star of the iconic original movie, saying that they had met specifically to “discuss” the project.
The 72 year old production heavyweight seems to have at last confirmed that one of the most eagerly-anticipated sequels in movie history is actually a going concern, a full three decades after the first Top Gun came out in 1986.
Tom Cruise at the New York premiere of 'Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation'
Hollywood Veteran Val Kilmer Has Raised Fresh Concerns About His Health After He Was Photographed With A Breathing Aid Around His Neck.
The Batman Forever star checked into the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles back in January (15) amid false reports suggesting he was to undergo an operation to remove a suspected tumour in his throat.
He brushed off the cancer rumours in a post on Facebook.com in October (15), days after it was claimed he had been hospitalised for a second time this year to have a tracheotomy tube fitted.
"I have not had a tumor, or a tumor operation, or any operation," he wrote. "I had a complication where the best way to receive care was to stay under the watchful eye of the UCLA ICU (Intensive Care Unit)."
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Val Kilmer Has Backtracked On His Facebook Top Gun Announcement, Insisting He Has Yet To Sign Up For The Film's Much-anticipated Sequel.
The actor created quite a stir online on Tuesday (17Nov15) when he confirmed reports suggesting he was involved with a new Top Gun movie, which would reteam him with Tom Cruise and movie mogul Jerry Bruckheimer.
He wrote, "I just got offered Top Gun 2 - not often you get to say 'yes' without reading the script."
But hours later Kilmer returned to Facebook to urge fans of the film to calm down - because his return to the role of Iceman was far from a done deal and he'd "jumped the top gun" with his announcement.
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Val Kilmer Has Confirmed Reports Suggesting He's In Talks To Reprise His Role As Iceman In The Top Gun Sequel.
Movie mogul Jerry Bruckheimer is working on a follow-up to the high-flying 1986 blockbuster, and Tom Cruise is reportedly already on board for the film.
Now, it appears Kilmer is also gunning to be included, according to a post on the actor's Facebook page.
He writes, "I just got offered #topgun2 - not often you get to say 'yes' without reading the script."
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The actor has revealed some juicy ‘Top Gun 2’ details on his Facebook page.
Nearly 30 years after we were first introduced to Iceman and Maverick, it seems a sequel to Top Gun could finally be on its way, according to star Val Kilmer. In a Facebook status shared late on Monday night, the actor seemed to confirm not only his involvement in the sequel, but also that of Tom Cruise and director Francis Ford Coppola.
Val Kilmer seems to be onboard for Top Gun 2.
Hollywood Veteran Val Kilmer Has Dismissed Reports Suggesting He Is At The Centre Of A Frightening New Health Scare, Assuring Fans He Was Only Admitted To Hospital For A Routine Check-up.
The Batman Forever star stayed at the UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles back in January (15) amid false reports suggesting he underwent an operation to remove a suspected tumour in his throat.
Kilmer did not give any details about his condition, but brushed off the cancer rumours in a post on Facebook.com, writing, "I have not had a tumor, or a tumor operation, or any operation. I had a complication where the best way to receive care was to stay under the watchful eye of the UCLA ICU (Intensive Care Unit)."
He was rumoured to have been hospitalised again this week (beg19Oct15), and reports even suggested he had a tracheotomy tube fitted to his throat, but Kilmer is adamant the story is not true.
Continue reading: Val Kilmer Clarifies Hospitalisation Reports
Tom Cruise will reprise his role as Maverick in a 'Top Gun' sequel as long as there's "no CGI on the jets".
Tom Cruise has spoken a bit more about what he’d like to see from the rumoured Top Gun sequel. “It would be fun,” he admitted, “I would like to get back into those jets.”
However, the Hollywood megastar had one condition for his involvement, which was rumoured by a producer recently. “It would have to be practical. I don't want any CGI jets. I want to shoot it like how we shot the first one.”
The 53 year old actor made the comments to Reuters ahead of his new movie Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, which had its London premiere on Saturday (July 25th) ahead of its worldwide theatrical release on July 31st.
Continue reading: Tom Cruise Lays Down Conditions For 'Top Gun 2': "No CGI"
‘The Spoils Before Dying’ has added three more big names to its already star packed cast.
Kristen Wiig And Haley Joel Osment will be returning for ‘The Spoils of Babylon’ sequel, ‘The Spoils Before Dying’ network IFC has announced, while Bridesmaids star Maya Rudolph has also been added to the miniseries’ ever growing cast.
Kristen Wiig will appear in 'The Spoils Before Dying'.
Michael Sheen, Val Kilmer, Steve Tom and Marc Evan Jackson who starred in the original miniseries which aired last year, have also singed on return. While joining Maya Rudolph in bringing some new blood to the series will be Kate McKinnon, Tim Meadows, Chris Parnell, Emily Ratajkowski, Andrew Daly, Chris Mulkey, Chin Han, Jack Kilmer, Patty Guggenheim and Berenice Marlohe.
The 55-year-old actor's family are worried that he is ignoring a tumour in his throat because followers of Christian Science usually reject medical treatment.
The family of Val Kilmer are becoming increasingly worried about the veteran actor's health after he is reportedly refusing treatment for a growing tumour in this throat because of his Christian Science faith.
Is Kilmer ignoring a tumour in his throat?
According to TMZ, Kilmer's relatives are concerned that he keeps ignoring the throat tumour, which he has known about since last summer and didn't take any action, because followers of Christian Science usually reject medical treatment.
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Actor Val Kilmer has cleared up reports about his health after he was hospitalised in Los Angeles earlier this week (beg26Jan15).
Sources suggested The Doors star was admitted to UCLA Medical Center with a suspected tumour in his throat, but he has now spoken out about the 'health emergency', assuring fans the drama was blown out of proportion.
In a post on his Facebook.com page, the 55 year old writes, "I have not had a tumor, or a tumor operation, or any operation. I had a complication where the best way to receive care was to stay under the watchful eye of the Ucla Icu (Intensive Care Unit)."
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Val Kilmer and Rita Wilson - The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA) presents its 23rd Annual Simply Shakespeare benefit reading of ''The Two Gentlemen of Verona'' - Arrivals - Los Angeles, CA, United States - Wednesday 25th September 2013
Date of birth
31st December, 1959