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Tom Cruise's 'Top Gun' Getting 3D Makeover for Exclusive Imax Run

The Associated Press, Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 6:36pm (PST)

The Hollywood Reporter -- Tom Cruise's 1986 classic Top Gun will be released in select Imax theaters on Feb. 8, after being converted to 3D, 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 3D by Legend3D.

PHOTOS: Tony Scott's Films, From 'Top Gun' to 'Unstoppable'

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.

Related article on THR.com:

Tony Scott Spent Final Days Working With Tom Cruise on 'Top Gun 2'

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Find more online: THR.com

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