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Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun' getting 3-D makeover for exclusive IMAX run
By Pamela McClintock ,  The Hollywood Reporter

The Hollywood Reporter -- Tom Cruise's 1986 classic "Top Gun" will be released in select Imax theaters on Feb. 8, after being converted to 3-D, Paramount said Tuesday.

The six-day exclusive run precedes the film's debut on Blu-ray.

Under the supervision of the late Tony Scott, who directed the film, "Top Gun" was remastered from high-resolution original negative scans and painstakingly converted to 3-D by Legend3D.

Produced by Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer, "Top Gun" grossed more than $350 million worldwide. It also stars Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards and Meg Ryan.

Before Scott's death in August, he and Cruise were pursuing a "Top Gun" sequel for Paramount.

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Dec 12, 2012 10:02AM
I rather they remaster classics then attempting to remake them because they always flob.
Dec 12, 2012 12:19PM
What for???  Waste of money!!!   Can't hollywood these days think of something original instead of remakes!?

Dec 12, 2012 11:59AM
Maybe they can call it "Top Drone."
Dec 12, 2012 2:09PM
I was looking at some pictures..Val  does not look like he has missed a a plate of food since 1986...
Dec 12, 2012 12:51PM
just goes to show you ...hollywood has lost its skill of original film making. the norm until new idea's can be found/brought to the screen....RE-MAKE'S. . OORRRR...excessively computer inhansed films. wow,cant wait till the next re-make.
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