While appearing live on Sunrise, Tom Cruise revealed that a sequel to Top Gun is officially happening. Sunrise @sunriseon7 WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE: @TomCruise just confirmed that Top Gun 2 is happening! "I’m gonna start filming it probably in… https://t.co/CvbZB53UTv 10:05 PM - 23 May 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite Channel Seven / Via Twitter: @sunriseon7 The confirmation came after co-host Samantha Armytage asked Cruise if the rumours about a sequel were true. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Channel Seven / Via Twitter: @sunriseon7 Cruise, who is currently in Australia to promote The Mummy, said he'll start filming the Top Gun sequel "probably in the next year". Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Channel Seven / Via Twitter: @sunriseon7 Top Gun was released in 1986 and quickly became one of Cruise's most iconic films. Now the waiting game for the sequel begins. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Paramount Pictures BuzzFeed has reached out to Tom Cruise's representation for comment.