Kenny Loggins Is Down To Re-Create ‘Danger Zone’ For ‘Top Gun’ Sequel
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The infamous movie Top Gun will always be associated with Kenny Loggins screaming 'HIGHHHHHWAY TO THE...... DANGER ZONE'.
It was and will always be a classic.
But as more information is released about the upcoming sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, many people are speculating whether producers will resurrect Loggins' wedding disco favourite.
Well, it appears that the artist is very keen to link up with Tom Cruise for the second chapter, but not only that, he's interested in recruiting a younger voice to re-create 'Danger Zone'.
As he was moving through an airport, Loggins was confronted by a TMZ reporter, who asked him for his thoughts on the sequel, as well as any plans he might have for the follow-up. Kenny remained coy at first and didn't even know production had already started, but then he revealed a bit more information.
He said: "Well, I met Tom Cruise on [Jimmy Fallon's TV show] and I asked him that question and he said 'Of course. We have to use 'Danger Zone''. So I'm hoping to do it maybe as a duet with a young act.
"I'd love to work with... well, there's young and then there's young. We have some feelers out to some pretty cool rock acts."
The 70-year-old said that he's only interested in male acts but didn't specify whether it would be a band or a solo act. He's also dreaming of a cheeky cameo in the film but isn't holding his breath.
This is the second piece of Top Gun related news to hit the headlines today. Someone's clearly been praying to the Naval gods. According to The Wrap, Val Kilmer has signed on to reprise his role of Lt. Tom 'Iceman' Kazanski.
While Paramount has refused to confirm or deny the casting, the 58-year-old actor has been spotted around the hotel being used by the production crew.
Of course, it's been more than 30 years since the original, so there were no expectations that Cruise and Kilmer would come back and pick up where they left off. Instead, it's reported that the pair will play mentors looking after a new batch of shit-hot pilots.
It will also look at the changing nature of the battlefield, with drones overtaking aerial dogfighting.
Skydance CEO David Ellison told Collider: "Justin Marks is writing the screenplay right now. He has a phenomenal take to really update that world for what fighter pilots in the Navy has turned into today."
The film will be released on 12 July next year.
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