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"Top Gun" Sequel is Dead

Posted: November 7th, 2012 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
"Top Gun" Sequel is DeadSubmit Comment
Before his death, director Tony Scott was working with Tom Cruise, producer Jerry Bruckheimer and writer Christopher McQuarrie on a "Top Gun" sequel. Paramount Pictures was excited about the project and everything was seemingly going smoothly. But then Scott took his own life, shocking his fans, friends and family members.

NY Times is now reporting that "Top Gun 2" has fallen apart. The studio is so worried about looking insensitive or exploitative, that it has not only killed the sequel, but is worried about re-releasing a 3D version of the original film, despite the fact that Scott gave Paramount his blessing.

At the same time, the studio wants to pay tribute to the late director, which is why the 3D re-release of "Top Gun" is still set to hit theaters in February. It's not clear how everything will work out, but it seems that if any of these projects were to stay alive, Tony's brother, Ridley Scott (Prometheus), would have to step in. Stay tuned.

Source: NY Times


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minkowski writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 7:35:30 PM

So is it's director.
Ranger writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 7:58:19 PM

The studio is worried about this, and that...

Oh... the sensitivities these days...

f*cking pansies!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HayFxnfFgZk

pornfly writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 8:05:42 PM

3D volleyballs scene vs. the return of Kelly Mcgillis

How bout just leaving the damn movie where it is
Champ1432 writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 8:06:03 PM

Probably for the best.
minkowski writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 8:36:29 PM

Director Takes Dive, Movie Follows.
Ranger writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 8:44:03 PM

http://tinyurl.com/TonyScottTHEMEsong
minkowski writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 9:04:57 PM

Or

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lWJXDG2i0A
BadChadB33 writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 10:00:26 PM

This just in..... Val Kilmer on suicide watch and the local Golden Corral has just closed it's doors.
BadChadB33 writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 10:00:26 PM

This just in..... Val Kilmer on suicide watch and the local Golden Corral has just closed it's doors.
OneTime writes:
on November 7th, 2012 at 10:05:35 PM

dam i was hoping for more shower scenes.
Ranger writes:
on November 8th, 2012 at 1:05:39 AM

Volleyball for me.
Rambo writes:
on November 8th, 2012 at 4:25:47 AM

come on,Disney,you know you want to buy Paramount also...'Top Gun 2 : rise of bieber' come forth
Ranger writes:
on November 8th, 2012 at 4:22:57 PM

Oh don't even joke.

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