Top Gun 2 Locks Onto New Writer
Screenwriter Justin Marks is the latest screenwriter to take a shot at Paramount’s long-in-the-works sequel Top Gun 2. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Marks (Disney’s upcoming live-action The Jungle Book) is in negotiations to pen the follow-up to the 1986 sky combat blockbuster ‘Top Gun’. Previously Peter Craig (The Town), Christopher McQuarrie (Jack Reacher) and ‘X-Men: First Class’ scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz tackled the project.
Release Date: TBA
Studio: Paramount Pictures
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sequel
Screenwriter: Justin Marks, Peter Craig
Cast: Tom Cruise
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
Super-producer Jerry Bruckheimer has signed a first-look deal with Paramount Pictures to produce the long-awaited “Top Gun 2,” which is being developed by Skydance Productions with Tom Cruise set to reprise his role as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. Bruckheimer along with his producing partner, the late Don Simpson, produced the blockbuster hit “Top Gun” (1986), that grossed over $356 million worldwide. “Top Gun 2″ will explore the end of the fighter jet pilot era and rise of the drone aircraft.