Filming is currently underway for Top Gun 2 and some new information has leaked about some of the awesome nicknames that the characters will have. The 1986 original includes the classic names Maverick, Goose, Iceman, Wolfman, Viper, Jester, Cougar, and Sundown. Director Joseph Kosinski
is keeping that tradition alive for the sequel, which should make a lot of fans pretty happy to hear. In addition to the new nicknames, breakdowns of the characters have been released, shedding some more light on Top Gun 2.
The new casting breakdown for Top Gun 2 reveals that we're about to get introduced to the likes of Phoenix, Slayer, Payback
, Fanboy, Warlock
, Coyote, Lardo, Bob
, and Harvard and Yale. Slayer is a pretty awesome throwback to the 80s and also the name of the world-famous thrash metal band. Warlock
also has a pretty awesome 80s vibe to it as well and so does Lardo
. But, who