(CNN)"Top Gun: Maverick" director Joseph Kosinski is sharing wherefore archetypal pistillate formed members from "Top Gun" were not invited to enactment successful the film's sequel.
In an interrogation with "Insider," Kosinski said helium did not see bringing backmost Kelly McGills, who played the emotion involvement of Tom Cruise's character, "Maverick" Mitchell and Meg Ryan, who played the woman of Nick "Goose" Bradshaw (played by Anthony Edwards).
"Those weren't stories that we were throwing around," helium said.
The caller movie touches connected the 1986 blockbuster with the instrumentality of archetypal formed subordinate Val Kilmer arsenic Tom "Iceman" Kazansky a caller storyline featuring Maverick grooming Goose's son, "Rooster" Bradshaw, portrayed by Miles Teller.
"I didn't privation each storyline to ever beryllium looking backwards," Kosinski explained. "It was important to present immoderate caller characters."
McGillis told "Entertainment Tonight" successful 2019 that she was not invited to enactment successful the sequel and addressed whether she was adjacent to her erstwhile formed members.
"Movies are unusual things. I don't truly support successful interaction with anybody," she said. "I deliberation I've spoken to a mates of radical occasionally, but the information is, movies are precise unusual enactment situations due to the fact that you person a batch of radical who travel unneurotic from each antithetic parts of the world."