‘Top Gun Maverick’ star, Glen Powell, has entered into negotiations to join Daisy Edgar-Jones in the sequel to the 1996 film ‘Twister.’

Currently titled ‘Twisters,’ the new story is not a sequel, nor is it expected to bring back old characters. The studio is describing it as a “new chapter.”

Edgar-Jones will star in the project as a former storm chaser who, after surviving a disastrous tornado encounter, now works a desk job. That is until she is forced to go out into the breach once more.

‘Minari’ helmer Lee Isaac Chung will take the director’s chair on a script by Mark L. Smith (The Revenant).

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Frank Marshall is producing via his banner, Kennedy/Marshall Company. Marshall’s wife, current Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, was a lead producer on the original.

The original 1996 movie starred Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton as romantically estranged storm chasers facing rival storm chasers, a host of tornadoes, and their feelings for each other.

Jan de Bont directed the original, which grossed almost $500 million worldwide and featured ear-vibrating, floor-shaking THX sound design. Steven Spielberg was an exec producer, and author Michael Crichton who wrote the screenplay.

Powell’s upcoming projects include Richard Linklater’s action-comedy ‘Hitman,’ which Powell co-wrote and co-produced; Chris Morgan’s sci-fi thriller ‘Deputy X,’ a potential franchise starter; and buddy comedy ‘Foreign Relations’ opposite Nick Jonas. He’s currently in production on Sony’s untitled Will Gluck rom-com alongside ‘Euphoria’ star Sydney Sweeney.