Miles Teller will soon enter the Danger Zone.
The young actor has been tapped to portray the son of Anthony Edwards' Goose, and Maverick's new protégé in the upcoming Top Gun sequel from Joe Kosinski.
Jerry Bruckheimer, who produced the first film, will produce with Cruise and David Ellison.
The sequel will be set in a world of drone technology and fifth generation fighters, and will explore the end of the era of dogfighting. Val Kilmer is also returning for the sequel.
Miles Teller has appeared in numerous projects over the years including Project X, Only The Brave, Whiplash, Thank You For Your Service and the recent reboot of Fantastic Four.
Top Gun: Maverick flies to the big screen on July 12, 2019.
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