If you didn’t already know, Top Gun is coming back with a sequel Top Gun: Maverick and filming has already begun. Tom Cruise recently tweeted a picture of his character Pete “Maverick” Mitchell on the runway looking at a fighter jet and people started up their 80’s hype trains almost immediately:
— Tom Cruise (@TomCruise) May 31, 2018
It’s been a long time since the lofty days of 1987 when the original Top Gun stormed onto the silver screen but the movie still holds up surprisingly well. One of the most iconic features of the film was it’s overwhelmingly 80’s soundtrack and Danger Zone was by far the pinnacle of that vibe. So we were pretty excited to hear that not only was Val Kilmer confirmed for the sequel but Kenny Loggins is also gearing up to write a new version of Danger Zone for the film!
So far it looks like Kenny is putting out feelers for a younger generation of ‘rockers’ to collaborate with on the 2.0 version of the hit song but if you just want to hear the original one more time then be our guest: