Former ‘Insecure’ Star Jay Ellis Cast In ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Jay Ellis

Former Insecure Star Jay Ellis Cast In ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

He’s missing in action on this season of Insecure, but Jay Ellis is still working in Hollywood. The 36-year-old actor has reportedly been cast in Paramount Pictures’ Top Gun: Maverick.

He joins Thomasin McKenzie, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Danny Ramirez, and Monica Barbaro – opposite Tom Cruise (who stars in the film), Val Kilmer, Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly and Miles Teller.

Ellis will play a pilot. The film is a sequel to Top Gun and is directed by Joseph Kosinski.

Ellis starred alongside Issa Rae in HBO’s Insecure, which premiered in 2016. He also co-starred this year in the film, In A Relationship.

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Authored by: Kellie Williams