Paramount has inked a deal with The Town writer, Peter Craig, to write Top Gun 2. We /tom-cruise-confirms-top-gun-2-involvement/reported that Tom Cruise would be involved with the project back in December.

The original follows macho students of an elite US Flying school for advanced fighter pilots compete to be best in the class, and one romances the teacher. The sequel is said to be a look at Maverick in his later years.

The original Top Gun grossed $354 million in the worldwide box office. The new project will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Skydance Productions.

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