Frontrunners for Top Gun 2 Lead Role Reportedly Revealed

The frontrunners for a lead role in Top Gun: Maverick have reportedly been unveiled.

THR reports Nicholas Hoult, Glen Powell, and Miles Teller are all in the running to play the son of Maverick’s (Tom Cruise) best friend, Goose. Anthony Edwards portrayed Goose in the original Top Gun, while his son is featured as a young boy with Meg Ryan playing the mother in that original film.

Hoult is most known for his role as Beast in the new X-Men films. Teller’s breakout movie was 2014’s Whiplash, while Powell currently stars in Netflix’s Set It Up.

Val Kilmer is also set to reprise his role as Iceman in the sequel, with Tom Cruise leading the cast as Maverick. The film will feature a new version of the 1980s hit, Danger Zone, while Cruise also recently teased a look at the film as production of Top Gun 2 started.

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