“Those weren’t stories that we were throwing around,” he said.
The new movie touches on the 1986 blockbuster with the return of original cast member Val Kilmer as Tom “Iceman” Kazansky a new storyline featuring Maverick training Goose’s son, “Rooster” Bradshaw, portrayed by Miles Teller.
“I didn’t want every storyline to always be looking backwards,” Kosinski explained. “It was important to introduce some new characters.”
“Movies are odd things. I don’t really keep in touch with anybody,” she said. “I think I’ve spoken to a couple of people occasionally, but the truth is, movies are very odd work situations because you have a lot of people who come together from all different parts of the world.”