Ready to meet the new Top Gun recruit cast? Over 35 years after the iconic film sent Tom Cruise flying Navy aircrafts, “Maverick” Mitchell is back now as a test pilot and flight instructor for Top Gun: Maverick. Among the new pilots of the U.S. Pacific Fleet is Jay Ellis’ Lieutenant Reuben “Payback” Fitch, who actually has a background in the military himself and recently spoke out about what it meant to him to be in the new sequel.
While speaking to CinemaBlend’s own Sean O’Connell about Top Gun: Maverick, the Insecure and Escape Room actor shared how growing up with a father in the Air Force brought insight into his Top Gun character. In his words: