Cody Walker as Brian O’Conner in ‘Fast and Furious 7′

Cody Walker

Rumor has it that Cody Walker has been tapped to replace big brother Paul Walker in Fast and Furious 7. Although there is no such confirmation on behalf of Universal Pictures, speculations about casting Walker are running high and fans are happy. The Fast and Furious 7 cast includes Vin Diesel, Nathalie Emmanuel, John Brotherton, Tyrese Gibson, Dwayne Johnson, Djimon Hounsou, Jason Statham, Lucas Black, Kurt Russell, and Tony Jaa. Paul Walker was supposed to play a pivotal role in Fast and Furious 7, and the younger Walker has been approached to play that role. If Walker agrees to play the role of Brian O’Connor in Fast and Furious 7, he will be shot from wider angles and from a distance so that CGI technology can be used to make him look like his brother. Fans of the Fast and Furious 7 series started posting script ideas to different social media streams.

The fans are quite happy about this decision, if this is implemented, and the internet is buzzing with positive reviews on this rumor. One tweet says, “Cody Walker, Paul Walker’s brother, will play in the new FF7 movie. Good choice.” Another tweet says, “Paul Walker’s younger brother, Cody Walker, the best of the best choices.” Not only tweets, but Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, StumbleUpon and many such social sites has brought out the verdict of the fans. Again, these are only speculations, but it does prove the emotional connect that the older Walker had with his fans.

Fast and Furious 7 Director James Wan and Universal Pictures decided to approach Walker after much thought; Cody Walker is basically a lookalike of Paul Walker. Although Fast and Furious 7 may cast the Walker in his brother’s role, he has not yet commented regarding this issue. Fans did have a mixed bag reaction, but mainly positive reviews flowed through the media seemingly happy with the idea. Casting the younger Walker to play Brian O’Connor will also be a wise decision in keeping the spirit of the film and the sentiment of the fan followers. Vin Diesel’s character Dom Toretto also needs to be complemented on-screen, and who can do it better than Paul Walker’s own brother? It is speculated that the movie is going to garner a lot of revenue throughout the world, especially in the United States.

Cody Walker worked as a stuntman in the movie industry and appears an appropriate candidate for the role of Brian O’Connor. Fast and Furious 7 was originally scheduled for release during the summer of 2014; however, that has been postponed. The possible casting of Walker, who is 15 years younger than brother Paul, has come behind another rumor of Justin Bieber as Brian O’Connor. Fans were not happy with that idea, evidenced by viral comments like: “I’m sorry, Justin Bieber isn’t good enough,” and “Justin Bieber replacing Paul in Fast and the Furious 7 oh kill me now.” So, the Fast and Furious 7 can really garner a lot of revenue if the casting of Cody Walker is finalized to play Brian in the film, especially when the fans are happy. Agree or disagree? What do you think?

By Sunando Basu






Christian Post

63 Responses to Cody Walker as Brian O’Conner in ‘Fast and Furious 7′

  1. danbaba suleiman February 18, 2014 at 2:53 am

    It will be more attractive if cody will eventually agree to play his late brother role, but for bieber, it does not make sence

  2. marrten February 12, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    Having Cody play as Brian is a good idea… But JUSTIN BIEBER???????!?!!’!.Are you insane..?!?!!??!!?! HAVE YOU LOST YOUR GOD DAMN MIND.?

  3. brent January 14, 2014 at 8:11 am

    cody walker may be 15 years younger but the world knows it already so why not just have him act and not edit him

  4. arialkk January 11, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    I think its a good idea to keep fast and furious going on…it will be very nice if cody says and continue fast and furious movies… :)


We will read your comment immediately so leave a remark!

RSS Guardian Express

  • Miley Cyrus: Next Star to Rehab? April 21, 2014
    Miley Cyrus was reported to have told Dolly Parton about her drug use. Parton was concerned for Cyrus after hearing her talk so casual about the use. Is it possible Miley Cyrus will be the next star to go down the rabbit hole of addiction, ending up in rehab? After the outlandish behavior of Cyrus, […]
    Jabar Morarend
  • Innocence Lost Regained April 21, 2014
    Innocence in America in times past, seemed inevitable that the days of black and white would fade into color and reel to reel would evolve into the Blue Ray DVD. Yesteryear, movies were pretty tame in comparison to today’s films with their graphic violence and soft-core porn love scenes. Where are the days of Matt […]
    John Thomas
  • Turn on AMC: Of Cabbages and Kings (Recap/Review) April 21, 2014
    On Turn on AMC tonight, the episode is called Of Cabbages and Kings. The title is likely taken from the Lewis Carroll poem “The Walrus and the Carpenter.” It’s an apropos title, as Abe Woodhull is a cabbage farmer, and the show depicts Americans revolting against the rule of King George III of England, and […]
    Douglas Cobb
  • ‘Hearthstone’ Hits the iPad After Successful Beta April 21, 2014
    Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Blizzard’s crack at a collectible card game, has received rave reviews since its inception. The game was designed with the mobile platform in mind, and after months of open beta on the PC, Blizzard released the game on the iPad on Wednesday. In less than a week, Hearthstone has already become […]
    Jonathan Gardner
  • Ukraine Crisis Has Rapture Watchers Nervous [Video] April 21, 2014
    The Ukraine Crisis is continuing to draw various interests and concerns from across the world to a head. Notably, the recent events in Eastern Europe has made some rapture watchers nervous. With controversial figures and internet videos touting the recent events as prophecy, the crisis now has a heavy religious following. Figures such as John […]
    Brett Byers-Lane

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 627 other subscribers