Tom Cruise reveals 'Top Gun 2' to start filming soon

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Tom Cruise is going back to the danger zone of "Top Gun".

The news was confirmed on the Australian morning show Sunrise as the smiley action hero has been making the rounds promoting The Mummy and likely having an extendec think about the whole Universal Dark Universe monster mash thing.

"It's true", he said, confirming the long-rumored sequel to the 1986 film as he smiled from ear to ear. There, he was asked by anchor Samantha Armytage if the rumors about a sequel were true.

"You know what? I'm going to start filming it probably in the next year", he revealed. Rest assured, he wants everyone to know "it is definitely happening". But he was bombarded with even more questions a year ago about the possibility of a sequel as fans celebrated the 30th anniversary of the film.

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Despite mixed reviews, the original "Top Gun" was a massive success at the Box Office - earning more than 450 million Dollars worldwide against a budget of less than 30 million USD. "It is definitely happening", he continued.

In the previous interview, he said, "we're discussing it", and "trying to figure it out".

On Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the star said the first time he ever performed a stunt was when he flew a plane at 9.5 g's which is super hard on a person's body.

Tom Cruise has confirmed rumours that a sequel to 1986 classic Top Gun is in the works, with filming to begin "probably in the next year".