Kilmer Confirmed For “Top Gun 2” Return

Val Kilmer is reportedly set to return as Maverick’s rival Tom ‘Iceman’ Kazansky in the upcoming “Top Gun” sequel at Paramount Pictures reports The Wrap. The confirmation follows on from social media reports that Kilmer in recent days has been spotted around the set of the production.

A follow-up to Tony Scott’s 1986 hit, Tom Cruise returns to the role of United States Naval Aviator Lieutenant Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell. The film is expected to deal with the rise of unmanned drones and how pilots are being rendered obsolete.

Joseph Kosinski helms the sequel, with Peter Craig, Justin Marks and Eric Warren Singer penning the script. The film opens July 12th 2019.