Tom Cruise Working on Top Gun 2!

Entertainment Dec. 8, 2011 AT 2:53PM
Tom Cruise Working on Top Gun 2! Credit: INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

Tom Cruise feels the need...

The need for a Top Gun sequel! When asked by MTV News about Top Gun 2, the actor replied: "We're working on it." 

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Last year, reports of a sequel to the 1986 flick were abuzz. Director Tony Scott confirmed he would return to direct, but Cruise's involvement remained a mystery.

But Katie Holmes' hubby told MTV News he was on board to work with Scott again. "I said to Tony I want to make another movie with him. He and I haven't made a film since Days of Thunder [in 1990]," he said. "We never thought that we would do it again. Then, they started to come to us with these ideas of where it is now. I thought, 'Wow... what we could do now.'"

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"I hope we can figure this out to go do it again," Cruise, 49, told MTV News. "If we can find a story that we all want to do, we all want to make a film that is in the same kind of tone as the other one and shoot it in the same way as we shot Top Gun."

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Fortunately for Top Gun fans, Cruise isn't opposed to doing multiple films in a franchise. He's currently promoting Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol, the fourth MI flick since the original debuted in 1996.

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