Long-awaited Top Gun sequel gets a confirmed release date
The long-awaited sequel to Top Gun has been given a confirmed release date.
The sequel, which star Tom Cruise has said will be titled Top Gun: Maverick, has been in development for over 15 years but has finally a due date. It'll arrive in cinemas on July 12th in 2019.
Joseph Kosinski, best known for director Tron: Legacy, is expected to take charge of the sequel, which will reportedly be set in a world of drone technology and fifth generation fighters and will explore the end of an era of dogfighting, a key feature of the original film.
Top Gun was released in 1986 and starred Cruise, Val Kilmer and Kelly McGillis and told the story of a group of students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school, who compete to be best in the class.