Tweet: "Happy Bday to My Brother @tyrese today! I'm thankful to call u a brother and a true friend!" Rapper/actor Ludacris salutes his Fast & Furious franchise co-star Tyrese Gibson on his 36th birthday on Tuesday (30Dec14).
Fact: The seventh instalment of the Fast & Furious film franchise has officially been named Furious 7. The trailer for late actor Paul Walker's final movie will be unveiled at a special online launch event on Facebook.com on Saturday (01Nov14), ahead of Furious 7's debut in April (15).
Tweet: "Ride or Die through thick and thin 15 yrs (sic) later surreal to think we made it through such a tough painful production. But this ones for you P (Paul) I hope we make you proud love you." Fast & Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez pays tribute to late co-star Paul Walker on the last day of production for Fast & Furious 7.
Quote: "It was definitely very difficult. We're all still healing from it. There's a void when we go to set, but we understand we have to carry on his legacy and this movie is going to be very special... And it's scary how much his brothers look like him and sound like him, but it's definitely a good thing." Rapper/actor Ludacris misses his late Fast & Furious co-star Paul Walker while filming the seventh instalment of the franchise. Walker's brothers are serving as stand-ins for the late actor's unfinished scenes.
Quote: "After spending time with his biological brothers, I must say to the parents, you raised some great kids." Actor Vin Diesel is full of praise for Paul Walker's family after working with his siblings Caleb and Cody to help complete filming on the late actor's scenes in Fast & Furious 7.
Fact: Actor Djimon Hounsou has joined the cast of Fast & Furious 7. He is the latest new face to sign up for the next installment of the popular film franchise - Kurt Russell, Jason Statham and Nathalie Emmanuel have also landed roles in the forthcoming release.
Fact: Vin Diesel and Paul Walker's Fast & Furious 6 has become the most successful film in the action franchise to date with a massive $636.9 million (£410.9 million) gross worldwide. Their last sequel, 2011's Fast Five, earned $628 million (£405.2 million) globally.
Quote: "It's not until now, post-Angelina Jolie, doing her thing as a woman who can actually bring box office, that you can make money with a woman who's respectable and kicking a** in a movie. It changes the game for writers. Before, there was no incentive for them to take the girl out of being captured or being the girlfriend." Fast & Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez credits Angelina Jolie with opening doors for women in Hollywood to take on strong action roles.