Val Kilmer will be back as Iceman in 'Top Gun: Maverick'

For those who remember the iconic volleyball game from the first “Top Gun,” Val Kilmer will be reprising his role as Tom Cruise’s nemesis in “Top Gun: Maverick.”

Recently, Cruise shared a photo from the first day of shooting for the upcoming sequel, showing himself in his flight suit, carrying his helmet.


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Kilmer has been lobbying to have a part in the sequel, reminding Cruise via Instagram earlier this year that Iceman won the Top Gun Trophy in the original film, USAToday reported.

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Kilmer, 58, confirmed last year that he had been battling throat cancer, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

"Top Gun: Maverick" is scheduled to hit the big screen in July 2019.

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