In an interview with “Insider,” Kosinski mentioned he did not contemplate bringing again Kelly McGills, who performed the love curiosity of Tom Cruise’s character, “Maverick” Mitchell and Meg Ryan, who performed the spouse of Nick “Goose” Bradshaw (performed by Anthony Edwards).

“Those weren’t tales that we were throwing round,” he mentioned.

The new film touches on the 1986 blockbuster with the return of authentic forged member Val Kilmer as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky a brand new storyline that includes Maverick coaching Goose’s son, “Rooster” Bradshaw, portrayed by Miles Teller.

“I did not need each storyline to all the time be wanting backwards,” Kosinski defined. “It was essential to introduce some new characters.”

McGillis told “Entertainment Tonight” in 2019 that she was not invited to take part in the sequel and addressed whether or not she was shut to her former forged members.

“Movies are odd issues. I do not actually maintain in contact with anyone,” she mentioned. “I feel I’ve spoken to a few folks often, however the reality is, films are very odd work conditions as a result of you could have lots of people who come collectively from all completely different components of the world.”

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