Tom Cruise, 56, hasn't aged one bit as he films scenes for Top Gun: Maverick on a motorcycle

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He was only 24 years old when Top Gun was released to theaters in 1986.

And 32 years later, Tom Cruise doesn't look like he aged one bit while on the set of the film's sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, in San Diego, California.

Movie - Star - Role - LT - Pete

The 56-year-old movie star, who is reprising his role as LT Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell, looked at ease as he filmed scenes while on a motorcycle in the character's trademark jacket and sunglasses.

The original film was a blockbuster hit that put Cruise on the map; his co-stars were Anthony Edwards, Meg Ryan, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer.

Sequel - Years - Director - Tony - Scott

The sequel was supposed to come out years ago but the original director Tony Scott, who was set to direct the new installment, died by suicide in 2012.

The handsome movie star, who is also an avid motorcycle rider and pilot, was seen riding the bike around the set on Tuesday. He sported an olive colored jacket with a white shirt beneath, adding denim bottoms and boots.

Film - Top - Gun - Maverick - Theaters

The film, Top Gun: Maverick is set to hit theaters on June 26, 2020. It was originally slated for release on July 12, 2019 but it was delayed so filmmakers can work out logistics with the complex flight scenes, Deadline reported.

Val, who played LT Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky in the original, will reprise his role in the sequel. The actor recently battled throat cancer, which he revealed during his December 2017 interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

Actor - Interview - Procedure - Trachea - Year

The 58-year-old actor said during the interview that he underwent a procedure on his trachea during his two year battle with the cancer, which made his voice raspy and left him with shortness of breath.

Over the summer, Tom gave fans a health update on Val while he promoted Mission Impossible - Fallout in Paris, revealing that his co-star is 'doing really well.'...
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