June 7, 2018
Val Kilmer Confirmed for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’; Here’s Everything We Know
Update: Iceman will return. Val Kilmer will star opposite Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick, according to The Wrap.
The actor appeared opposite Cruise as an extremely competitive pilot known as Iceman in the original Top Gun. (His boastful line to Cruise, “you can be my wingman any time,” has entered popular culture.) Eventually, Iceman develops a begrudging respect for Cruise’s character, known as Maverick.
Kilmer expressed his eagerness to appear in the sequel back in 2015, though he later acknowledged any announcement would be premature. Top Gun: Maverick will soar into theaters on July 12, 2019.
(Read all we know about the film in our previous post below.)
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