Feel The Need.
Tom Cruise has taken to social media to announce the start of production on Maverick, the Paramount Pictures sequel to the 1986 classic Top Gun.
The actor posted a picture that shows his iconic character looking at his plane, with the words "Feel The Need" emblazoned over top of the image, a reference to one of the most famous lines from the original film. Check it out posted below...
Set in modern times, Top Gun: Maverick follows fighter pilots as they grapple with drone tech that is making their old style of flying obsolete. Cruise returns to the role of Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in the film, which is being directed by Tron: Legacy helmer Joseph Kosinski.
Jerry Bruckheimer returns to produce the sequel alongside Cruise and David Ellison.
Legendary German composer Harold Faltermeyer, who created the memorable synth score of Top Gun, is also returning to the production.
Top Gun: Maverick takes flight on July 12th, 2019.
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