Top Gun: Maverick, the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 classic, just got a director and release date.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer revealed on Twitter that Joe Kosinski would helm the film, which will hit theaters and the danger zone on July 12, 2019.
— JERRY BRUCKHEIMER (@BRUCKHEIMERJB) July 1, 2017
Kosinski previously directed Tom Cruise in Oblivion and also made 2010’s TRON: Legacy. It’s unclear if Val Kilmer will be joining Cruise for the sequel, although there’s an even greater casting question on our minds: will Archer make a cameo?
Stay tuned for more news on Top Gun: Maverick.