MILES TELLER TO JOIN ‘TOP GUN: MAVERICK’ CAST!

Tom Cruise has a new wingman!

According to Variety, Whiplash star Miles Teller will play Goose’s son and Maverick’s new mentee in the Top Gun sequel – Top Gun: Maverick.

In the 1986 original film, Goose (Anthony Edwards) was Maverick’s (Tom Cruise) co-pilot. Cruise will reprise his role as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and Val Kilmer will return as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky.

Joe Kosinski (Oblivion) is on board to direct the film which will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Cruise and Skydance’s David Ellison.

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Teller enjoyed awards season recognition for his lead role in Damien Chazelle’s Whiplash (2014). His film credits include Divergent, War Dogs, Bleed For This and Thank You For Your Service. Teller can soon be seen in Amazon’s series, Too Old to Die Young, from Nicolas Winding Refn.

Top Gun: Maverick is set for release on July 12, 2019.

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