The sequel of ‘Top Gun’ adds three new names to its cast: Ed Harris, the “Man in Black” at the prestigious HBO series ‘Westworld’, Jon Hamm or Don Draper in ‘Mad Men’, and the young actor Lewis Pullman. That message filmsite Screen Rant. In June it became known that Val Kilmer returns as Tom ‘Iceman’ Kazansky, in addition to the obvious star Tom Cruise.
The impressive cast of the much awaited ‘Top Gun’-sequel gets more and more shape. The latest castlid, the 67-year-old Ed Harris, is known to the public at large through his role of director/mastermind in the film classic “The Truman Show” from 1998, or even by his starring role of mysterious Man in Black in the hit series ‘Westworld’. His roles in ‘The Hours’, ‘The Truman Show’, ‘Pollock’ and ‘Apollo 13’ which earned him four Oscarnominaties. There are two Golden Globes in his trofeeënkast: for his supporting role in ‘Game Change’ and in ‘The Truman Show’.
Jon Hamm broke up in 2007 by Don Draper in the hugely successful series ‘Mad Men’, for which he in both 2008 and 2016, and a Golden Globe award. In 2015, he won for the same role an Emmy. In addition, he appeared in films of all genres, from light-hearted action films like ‘Baby Driver’ and romcoms like ‘Bridesmaids’ to the heavy war film ‘We Were Soldiers’, the thriller ‘The Town’ and science-fiction film ‘The Day The Earth Stood Still’. Also guest appearances in series such as ‘Black Mirror’ and ‘Parks and Recreation’ on his cv.
The relatively unknown actor Lewis Pullman finally, with his 25 years old still a rookie in Hollywood. After his appearance in a few short films, he got a role in ‘Catch-22’, the miniseries directed by George Clooney in 2019 comes on the screen. This year, he appeared in the horrorprent ‘The Strangers: Prey at Night.
The director of ‘Top Gun 2’ is in the hands of Joseph Kosinski (‘Oblivion’). Paramount hopes the actieprent in July next year in the cinema.