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Glen Powell joins Tom Cruise in Paramount's 'Top Gun' sequel

Glen Powell joins Tom Cruise in Paramount's 'Top Gun' sequel

Safe to say those Tom Cruise posters have been safely re-affixed on the walls of Glen Powell's home. — In a somewhat surprising turn of events, actor Glen Powell has been cast in Paramount and Skydance’s sequel to Top Gun! This news comes weeks after Cruise and Bruckheimer chose Miles Teller over Powell and Nicholas Hoult to play the all-American son of Nick ‘Goose’ Bradshaw - Bradley Bradshaw.

Miles Teller joins the cast of "Top Gun 2"

Miles Teller joins the cast of "Top Gun 2"

The search for Goose’s son is over. — After testing actors for several weeks - including finalists Glen Powell and Nicholas Hoult - sources close to Variety confirm Miles Teller has won the role to portray Nick “Goose” Bradshaw’s (Anthony Edwards) son in Paramount and Skydance’s “Top Gun” sequel.

'Top Gun: Maverick' Starts Production

'Top Gun: Maverick' Starts Production

FEEL THE NEED: Cruise’s announcement deserves Harold Faltermeyer's iconic "Top Gun Anthem” treatment — The announcement for Paramount’s highly-anticipated but not necessarily ‘needed’ Top Gun sequel comes courtesy of Tom Cruise. The 55-year-old megastar tweeted a throwback pic featuring Lt. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell overlooking Miramar's iconic F-14 Tomcat fighter jet along with the caption “Day 1”.

'Top Gun: Maverick' will feature the return of Goose's Son

'Top Gun: Maverick' will feature the return of Goose's Son

Looks like a ghost from Maverick's past will come back to haunt him... — One of the less talked about gems in Tony Scott's 1986 testosterone driven power-ballad is Meg Ryan's high octane, quirky and loveable character Carole Bradshaw. A character synonymous with "Take me to be bed or lose me forever", or for you downers like me -SPOILER-, the widower of Anthony Edwards' "Goose" Nick Bradshaw and mother of their son, Wrigley. Right - did you forget about Wrigley?

Tom Cruise Confirms Top Gun Sequel

Tom Cruise Confirms Top Gun Sequel

On a press tour for the upcoming Universal Pictures The Mummy, Tom Cruise confirmed on the Australian morning show Sunrise that 1986 hit Top Gun will indeed be getting the sequel treatment. When asked to confirm the status of Top Gun 2, Cruise responded with a giant smile, “It’s true. I’m going to start filming it probably in the next year.”