Tom Cruise says 'hope you enjoy the ride'

Top Gun: Maverick releases 36 years after its original film

Top Gun: Maverick releases in theatres on May 27

the film's lead star Tom Cruise took to Twitter to share a post for fans

Cruise returns with the sequel after 36 years since the original film came out.

While the original film became one of the actor's biggest hits of his career, fans have been hopeful the same happens for the sequel as well.

Taking to Twitter, Cruise shared his excitement over the release of his new film

We made it for the big screen.

I hope you enjoy the ride this weekend.

Tom previously also gushed about his co-stars calling them "extraordinary" as he maintained that he's thrilled to see what they have accomplished during the course of filming.

The film directed by Joseph Kosinski is all set to hit the screens on May 27.