There’s plenty of high-flying in fancy new jets, glimpses of Cruise’s iconic bomber jacket and Ray-Ban sunglasses — and even a new generation of shirtless volleyball players, led by actor Glen Powell.
Originally slated for this year, Paramount pushed the film to 2020 to tinker with its flight sequences. The sequel sees Cruise portray a flight instructor…
Jennifer Connelly has a big role, as does Miles Teller who will play Goose’s son and Maverick’s new protege. Goose, the co-pilot to Cruise’s character in the original, was played by Anthony Edwards.
Val Kilmer will reprise his role as Tom “Iceman” in the sequel. Jon Hamm, Harris, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Jay Ellis, Bashir Salahuddin, Danny Ramirez and Monica Barbaro round out the cast.