While talking with Australian morning show, Sunrise, Cruise dropped the danger-zone bomb that the movie is going to start filming "in the next year".
In 2016, Cruise addressed rumors about a sequel on the U.K.'s "The Graham Norton Show".
Hit the comments to dish and discuss whether you're ready and excited for a Top Gun sequel. According to Cruise, production on Top Gun 2 could begin as soon as next year.
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"We talked a little bit about Top Gun", the movie mogul said.
"I'm going to start filming it, probably in the next year", the 54-year-old added, with a big grin across his face.
"It's happening, it's definitely happening". But director Tony Scott died by suicide that summer, and the sequel was hangared again until 2014 and 2015, when producer Jerry Bruckheimer hired a screenwriter and David Ellison's Skydance came on to produce. The film also stars Tom Skerritt as Mike "Viper" Metcalf and Michael Ironside as Rick "Jester" Heatherly, among many others.
Now we know what they've been up to and that "Top Gun 2" really is in the works!