He said: "I know they've (producer Jerry Bruckheimer) talked about it and there's no commitment to it.
"It'd be fun, I'd like to get back in those jets.
Cruise, 53, was joined at tonight's screening at the BMI Imax in Waterloo, London, by co-stars Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson and Hermione Corfield.
Cruise attributed the gruelling stunt scenes - many of them filmed on the streets of London - to years of practice.
Every year, the grim, gloomy nation holds a competition to see who can invent the most horrific item.
The winning design is then used by King Malbert (Jay Leno) to blackmail the rest of the world into filling the kingdom's coffers. Schadenfreude (Eddie Izzard) steals the best idea -- with the help of his girlfriend Jacyln (Jennifer Coolidge) -- and takes all the glory. The best invention turns out to be Igor's: a gargantuan fiend named Eva (Molly Shannon) who fancies herself an actress.
"When we come up with things, there's so many on every film I can't include them all.
"I want something that's cinematic, that's character and story - for me, story is king.
We have to find ways of putting the audience inside that character.
You want those shots but it has to be the right tone - something exhilarating and spine tingling." Asked about a long-awaited sequel to Top Gun, which was made almost 30 years earlier, Cruise said there were no plans in place.
Speaking on the red carpet, he said: "I have trained my whole life, constantly, whether it's drama or action.