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'Top Gun 2' targets 'Jungle Book' writer Justin Marks
'Top Gun 2' targets 'Jungle Book' writer Justin Marks

"Top Gun 2" has its sights set on screenwriter Justin Marks. Marks, who penned Disney's upcoming live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book," is in talks to retool the script for the long-in-the-making "Top Gun" sequel for Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions, The Times has confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news. The sequel to the 1986 aerial adventure starring Tom Cruise as a cocky Navy ace has been a longtime passion project for producer Jerry Bruckheimer but was seemingly grounded after the 2012 suicide of Tony Scott, who directed the original film and was set to return. In the wake of Scott's death, Bruckheimer...

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