Jay Ellis is continuing to bolster his film resume.
The Insecure star, who will appear in the psychological horror flick Escape Room, is among the latest cast members added to the new Top Gun sequel, Top Gun: Maverick.
Tom Cruise toplines the upcoming film, and other co-stars include Val Kilmer, Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Thomasin McKenzie, Charles Parnell, Jay Ellis, Bashir Salahuddin, Danny Ramirez and Monica Barbaro.
The only character detail known as of yet is that Ellis will play a pilot.
Joseph Kosinski is the director of the film, set for release in July 2019.
Deadline first reported the news.
Source: Deadline, Shadow & Act