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Paul Walker’s Brother To Assist in Filming of Fast 7?

Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker tragically passed away in November. Since then there have been multiple rumors about how Universal would complete the Fast and Furious sequel that is now halted half way through production and incapable of resuming production due to one of it’s stars no longer being alive.

Many potential solutions have been bandied about. One being a complete restart, another being tonal rewrites to ‘kill off’ Brian O’Connor, Paul Walker’s character.

Currently, there’s a rumor swirling around that the younger brother of Paul Walker, Cody Walker, could step in and serve as a fill in for Paul.

A source has said:

“They can shoot Cody from behind and at distance and if it’s a shot they need Paul’s face in close up they can CGI it later on. If Cody agrees it’s because he wants to honor his brother’s memory. There are many details that still need to be worked out, but right now the family and cast and crew are all still grieving.”

Universal hasn’t commented yet.

Just to give you an idea of how this could work, this is what Cody Walker looks like.

Cody-Walker

We’ll see what eventually shakes loose and how this situation is solved. It looks like Universal is slowly moving towards some sort of solution. Who knows what that will eventually look like.


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Dave Baker, originally from the drug-infested wasteland that is Arizona, lives in Los Angeles. He has a degree in Visual Communications with an emphasis in Illustration. Logically, he makes a living as a writer. Dave has written comic books and the moving pictures. Dave also enjoys talking about himself in the third person, not cooking, and taking long walks around his apartment. If you'd like to read more of his writing or comics they can be found at http://theactionhospital.com

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