(LOS ANGELES) — Paul Walker’s character and scenes will still be part of Fast and Furious 7 when it opens in theaters on April 10, 2014.
Universal reportedly has released a statement confirming that Walker will still be part of the picture: “Continuing the global exploits in the franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel and Paul Walker lead the returning cast of Fast and Furious 7, which will be released by Universal Pictures on April 10, 2015. James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series, and Neal H. Moritz and Vin Diesel return as producers.”
Walker was killed in a car accident on Nov. 30, before he completed shooting the next installment of the action franchise. Diesel announced the revised release date over the weekend.
Walker had played Brian O’Conner in the Fast and the Furious series.
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