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Jennifer Connelly praises Tom Cruise after he recreates 'Top Gun' motorcycle scene

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

has praised Hollywood star for his driving skills after they recreated the iconic motorcycle scene from "Top Gun" for the sequel.

The 48-year-old was photographed holding on to Cruise, 56, from the back on a black motorcycle as he drove. The scene is similar to the one featured in the 1986 classic in which and his love interest 'Charlie' Blackwood, portrayed by Kelly McGillis, go for a ride.

"That was a fast motorcycle. He is an I was marvelling at it actually because we had this scene. We were doing that and we raced down the street and we pull up at the house that's supposed to be my house (in the film) and, like, not once was it even half of an inch off.

"Every time it (would) zoom down the street and then stop perfectly exactly on the mark. He's got skills! For sure," told

The two are set to star in "Top Gun: Maverick" with Cruise reprising his role as is also returning to the role of Iceman, while and have joined the cast.

Directed by Joseph Kosinski, the film is scheduled for release in June 2020.

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 11:45 IST