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Jerry Bruckheimer shares the basic plot for Top Gun 2: Tom Cruise vs Drones

Even after the unfortunate passing of Tony Scott , producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Tom Cruise have stated that they are still hoping to get a sequel to TOP GUN made in the near future. But, with Cruise busy making movies with little things like completed screenplays, casts, and directors attached, it is still up in the air when TOP GUN 2 will happen. In a recent interview with The...

Jerry Bruckheimer is still hopeful that a Top Gun sequel will get off the ground

Today we got word that Jerry Bruckheimer was splitting from Disney after a long prosperous relationship. Now it seems like there's one property that the producer was attached to that people are still curious about-- a sequel to 1986's TOP GUN. Not that long ago, the stars had finally aligned for the project. Tom Cruise was on, Tony Scott was location scouting, and...

Jerry Bruckheimer says Top Gun 2 may still happen

Despite reports that the sequel to TOP GUN was no longer happening in the wake of director Tony Scott 's death, producer Jerry Bruckheimer has some information to the contrary. In the wake of TOP GUN's 3D re-release on Blu-ray, Bruckheimer has two more big franchise films on the horizon: THE LONE RANGER this summer and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN 5 after that. But, TOP GUN remains on...

The UnPopular Opinion: Top Gun

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! **** SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Oh, TOP...

JoBlo Movie Podcast: The Top Gun Commentary!

The Top Gun Commentary! Click above to LISTEN NOW! What better way to celebrate Valentime's Month (it's a month now, right?) than to listen to The JoBlo Movie Podcast commentary for Top Gun ! I mean, it's like a love story, right? We ponder a variety of interesting poignant ridiculous topics, such as: does the...

Review: Top Gun 3D

PLOT: A hotshot naval aviator undergoes training at the Navy's top school for combat pilots, meets the woman of his dreams, suffers a disarming tragedy and combats his own insecurities to become the best. REVIEW: I suppose it's pertinent to mention that I haven't seen TOP GUN since I owned a crummy recorded-off-HBO copy of it on VHS in the late-80s, enthralled was I by the...

Top Gun 3D trailer brings you back to the danger zone for a limited IMAX 3D release

Tony Scott 's era-defining aerial action pic, TOP GUN, is set to take flight in theaters once again in IMAX 3D next month.  Announcing the "need for speed" goodness is a new trailer that highlights the slam-bang, smash-cut, rip-roaring, bird-flippin', Kenny-Loggins-themed action that only Scott could deliver. The film was originally released in 1986 and became the launching pad to...

Top Gun is coming to IMAX 3D in February 2013

TOP GUN, the Tony Scott classic starring Tom Cruise , may have lost the chance at a sequel with Scott's passing, but we will still be getting Maverick and Iceman on the big screen. Paramount formally announced that TOP GUN will be re-released in theaters on IMAX screens with a 3D conversion on February 8, 2013 . The conversion was supervised by Tony Scott himself from...

Top Gun 2 crashes and burns at Paramount; 3D re-release still an option

"Crash and burn, huh, Mav?"  Well, it looks like the long-in-development sequel to the Tony Scott/Tom Cruise aerial actioner TOP GUN is down and out after the famed director's death a few months ago.  Just prior to his death, Scott had been working with Cruise, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie on the planned sequel, which had finally picked up some...