Jennifer Connelly Boards 'Top Gun 2'
The actress, who won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for "A Beautiful Mind," recently appeared in "Only the Brave" and has a starring role in the upcoming TV series "Snowpiercer."
The sequel finds Maverick (Cruise) 30-plus years later as a Top Gun flight instructor who takes Teller and other young pilots under his wing.
Joseph Kosinski of "Tron: Legacy" and "Oblivion" fame is directing the sequel. He also directed the firefighter drama "Only the Brave," in which Connelly and Teller co-starred.