Tom Cruise opens up about his reunion with Val Kilmer in Top Gun: Maverick

Tom Cruise has been candid about his reunion with Val Kilmer Top Gun: MaverickYears after their respective characters’ conflict turned into friendship in the original film.

The new action film stars Cruise as the Navy’s top pilot confronting the ghosts of his past. It is a direct sequel to the original 1986 film, in which Kilmer was cast as Admiral Tom “Iceman” Kazansky.

During an interview with metro When asked about his reunion with Kilmer on Thursday, May 19, Cruise said, “It was wonderful. All the experience, you know, 36 years to make this film.

“There were so many moments in the making that were very special, incredibly unique.

“[Kilmer] is an actor that I admire a lot, so it was wonderful.”

Earlier this month, Cruise spoke about Kilmer entertainment tonight He also shared how “very special” it was to be working with him again in the sequel.

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Cruise revealed that he “teamed up heavily” to get Val in the first action film.

“The first one, I really pushed for him to do the movie,” Cruise said of Kilmer.

He also spoke about a strong scene in the new film, commenting, “The kind of talent that [Val] has and you see this scene [in the new film]it is very special, it is just very special.”

While the extent of Kilmer’s role is being kept under wraps, some fans believe his character could appear in the film as a senior military official.

Recently, Top Gun: Maverick Producer Jerry Bruckheimer also said Cruise insisted Kilmer be a part of Top Gun: Maverick.

“We all wanted him[Kilmer]but Tom was really adamant that if he was going to do another Top Gun, Val had to be there,” Bruckheimer said People Magazine.

Kilmer reprized the role of Iceman — the enemy-turned-wingman of Cruise’s character Pete “Maverick” Mitchel — years after he was diagnosed with throat cancer in 2014 and lost his voice after undergoing treatment.

Top Gun: Maverick scheduled for release on November 19th in the US. Tom Cruise opens up about his reunion with Val Kilmer in Top Gun: Maverick


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