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Episode 44

Top Gun (1986)

The meeting of minds is back! This week, special guest Kat Hughes joins the squadron, while the gang review and pitch sequels for the 1986 Action/Romance/Propaganda/Recruitment movie that is, TOP GUN, directed by the late, great Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer, just ahead of Top Gun Maverick!

Expect to be stuck in the danger zone, because we're writing cheques our bodies can't cash, and we're Mavericks etc etc, you get the jist

Kat Hughes

I have been writing about movies for the last eight years, mainly writing for the entertainment website THN. Although happy to cover a range of projects and genres my heart lies with the horror genre, with FrightFest being a highlight of her calendar year. Growing up film was an integral part of my life, and as a child, I watched Labyrinth, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgement Day and Aliens on repeat. This passion for movies led me to study Media Production at The University of Lincoln where I produced several short films on very limited student budgets. My career has seen me transition from Blockbusters and Cineworld, to time working for both Lionsgate and eOne. Having had a child in 2018, I am now committed to focusing on writing full-time.

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About the Podcast

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Four friends pitch sequel ideas to movies that don't currently have one

About your hosts

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Drew Toynbee

Drew is a husband and dad who has been listening to podcasts for ten years and is very excited to have finally come up with an idea for one that people might actually like, which handily ties together his lifelong love of film, and some of his best friends.

When he's not coming up with sequel ideas, editing the show or watching movies, you can find him spending time with his family and pets, doing DIY, playing Dungeons & Dragons or videogames, or dabbling in a bit of music or amateur dramatics.
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Ross Harmston

Ross is a geek that loves DnD, video games, board games, wrestling and of course he is a huge movie buff. He is a proud member of Sequel Pitch and also The Danger Club an actual play Pathfinder RPG show.
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Matt Rushton

Matt is an actor, gamer, and wannabe Viking. He has used lockdown as the perfect excuse to keep growing his hair!

His favourite way to spend time is through some form of escapism - be that acting, playing an assortment of different characters in Dungeons & Dragons or video games, or simply immersing himself in characters’ lives playing out in movies & TV shows.

He apparently enjoys these even more when he gets to share the experience with his fellow Pitchers!
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Andy Henry

It all started on a cold February morning in 1989, suddenly he was born.

Since then, Andy has loved nothing more than watching movies. He was a film extra when he was younger and now writes, acts and directs his own short films.

He's also a gamer; not a great one but he has a go. He gets too carried away when playing Dungeons and Dragons and is training for next years world Thumb War championship with his gladiator, Donald Thumbp.