Although it has been more than one year that Paul Walker has passed away, Vin Diesel did not let his memory go away. Recently, he has uploaded pictures taken during the shoot of Fast and Furious 7 where the late actor was sitting with Diesel’s daughter in his lap. Not only the actor of Saving Private Ryan fame, but the whole crew of the Fast and Furious 7 team still remembers the Walker fondly.
The renowned actor of Babylon A.D. uploaded the pictures in his Facebook account to and shared his views. He said that the late actor was a part of his life and a dear friend. Among the various videos and photos shared via social media, the picture of Vin Diesel’s daughter with the late actor is nice remembrance memento. The 47-year-old actor said that Paul had a good term with his mother and always liked to “babysitting the Alpha Angel.” He added that the late actor took a certain pride to interact with his daughter.
When Hania Riley, Vin Diesel’s daughter was born, he was shooting a scene of Fast and Furious 4 along with the late 40-year-old actor. He asserted in Facebook that he only conveyed that news to Paul who in turn encouraged him to go and cut the umbilical cord! This beautiful commemoration of the actor towards his colleague is really something that shows reverence, which has become scarce nowadays.
Fast and Furious 7 is the last time when Paul Walker will be seen onscreen. He has played the character of Brian O’ Connor in the movie and had already completed most of the scenes before his demise. He has performed in not only the Fast and Furious series, but in many other successful films like Hours, Varsity Blues, Joy Ride, Running Scared, Eight Below, The Death and Life of Bobby Z and The Death and Life of Bobby Z.
Fast and Furious 7, the much awaited movie released its trailers on November 1 which has kept the fans craving more. It is packed with action sequences to increase the adrenaline rush! The Vin and Paul pair of the Fast and Furious series is a super-hit combination of class and charm; and their bold action sequences have always been appreciated by the audience. In fact, the late actor has some really incredible action sequences in the upcoming movie. In the trailer, he is seen dangling from the bonnet of a car.
However, due to Paul Walker’s fatal accident last year, there have been some changes in the original castings of Fast and Furious 7. Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Statham, Jordana Brewster, Lucas Black and Vin Diesel are some of the actors who feature in the movie.
After the late actor’s demise, every member of the crew stood beside the family in solidarity. Vin Diesel, the late actor’s brother, Cody Walker, along with Caleb Walker and many such well-wishers supported the family like pillars. Amid all the speculations, the Walker brothers, Cody and Caleb have completed the remaining scenes of the late actor. The technology of CGI has been used to link the gap between scenes so that it does not look overt onscreen. Now it is time to wait to see the performance of Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Cody Walker in the upcoming film of Fast and Furious 7.
Opinion by Sunando Basu
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