Top Gun: Maverick

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"Top Gun: Maverick" just added three more stars -- in addition to the huge group just announced yesterday -- but also lost one newbie.

The biggest gets are Ed Harris and Jon Hamm joining the ensemble. Deadline also revealed that Lewis Pullman is joining the cast. He's the son of actor Bill Pullman, and has his own credits from "The Strangers: Prey at Night," "Bad Times at the El Royale," and Hulu's "Catch-22."

No specifics were shared on the new three new characters.

They join an A-list cast led by "Top Gun" returnees Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer, along with newcomers Miles Teller (as the late Goose's son), Jennifer ConnellyGlen Powell, and the many new names added yesterday.

According to Deadline, one name in that new group -- Thomasin McKenzie -- had to bow out owing to scheduling.

Joseph Kosinski is directing "Top Gun: Maverick," which has a release date of July 12, 2019.

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