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The pawn shop is the last resort for most broke people; the place where the impoverished and the desperate sell off their most prized valuables in exchange for an obscenely disproportionate amount of money. In 'Hustlers', it's where three dramatic stories begin; first, a pair of newlyweds find themselves in the shop where, as fate would have it, the groom finds the ring of his first wife who has been missing for some time. While he decides to seek out her kidnapper, a pair of small time criminals are concocting a plan to rob their meth dealer - though their armed robbery plan is inhibited when one of them pawns his shotgun. Meanwhile, one serious-minded Elvis Presley impersonator wishes to pawn his alleged gold Elvis memorabilia as he moves into the town hoping to land a new job in a fairground.
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Fast & Furious 7 is turning into a literal family affair.
The team behind Fast & Furious 7 has come up with a untraditional solution to finish shooting the late Paul Walker’s scenes. Production has employed Walker’s two brothers as body doubles in order to complete the actor’s last movie. When Walker died suddenly back in November of 2013, the production took a hiatus and producers had several meetings to figure out how to proceed with the film. Eventually, it was decided that filming would continue as planned, without any major re-writes. Several body doubles would be covered to complete walker’s remaining scenes. The actors would resemble him in build and get a full CGI transformation into his character, Brian O’Connor.
Walker during Sao Paulo Fashion Week
It seems that the clever folk at Universal have found the perfect doubles in Walker’s own brothers. Universal announced the news on Facebook Tuesday (April 15), writing, "The Fast & Furious saga is about family. The characters are connected by the bond of family, and it is how all of us who have worked together for more than thirteen years feel about each other."
The 'Ride Along' actor has hit back at claims that he is a sore loser.
Ice Cube has felt compelled to respond publically after finding himself the centre of a heated internet furore over comments he made after Sunday's MTV Movie Awards. The rapper/actor allegedly hightailed it out of the awards when it emerged that he anwwd Ride Along co-star Kevin Hart would not be receiving Best Onscreen Duo for their latest comedy, with the award going instead to Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker for Fast & Furious 6.
Ice Cube [R] Was A Little Miffed That He & Kevin Hart Didn't Win 'Best Onscreen Duo.'
Ice Cube said that his loss was the result of Walker fans' "sympathy" vote. "We was robbed," Ice Cube told USA Today. "Shame on you, MTV. We had the best chemistry of everybody nominated. For us not to win was crazy. We were the best on-screen duo, period. They should have gave it to [Walker] before he passed away."
Co-stars and fans remembered Walker's life and work.
The MTV Movie Awards are usually a time for fun, blockbusters and shirtless Zefron, but last night’s ceremony included a solemn moment, as co-stars and colleagues paid tribute to the late Paul Walker. The actor died in a high speed car accident in Santa Monica on November 30, 2013. Walker’s Fast & Furious co-star Jordana Brewster stepped up first to introduce the tribute video. In her moving speech, she called Walker “humble” and remembered his kindness.
The tear-inducing video paid tribute to Walker's acting work, as well as his numerous charities.
“He thought about others," Brewster said, referencing many of his philanthropic endeavors, including tagging great white sharks for research purposes. Walker's relief work was also mentioned, revealing a side of the actor, rarely glimpsed during his lifetime "He never asked for credit or glory. He was just a really good guy."
Continue reading: Paul Walker Gets Emotional MTV Movie Awards Tribute
Brick Mansions is a Detroit district overrun with violent crime, inhabited by gangs and fuelled by drugs; an area so brutal, authorities were forced to build a wall around it. One particularly agile resident named Lino has managed to anger some of the more virile crime bosses by possessing a strong moral compass regarding the treatment of his neighbours. As he is quickly hunted down, it seems he is no match for his enemies - though he could be a match for the city's law enforcement. Damien is a cop enlisted to go undercover after one gang leader named Tremaine holds the Mayor and half the city hostage. He must team up (and keep up) with Lino if they want to stop Tremaine from destroying the city with a seriously destructive neutron bomb. Initially hostile towards each other, can Damien and Lino cast aside their differences to save their people?
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Kim Kardashian has fired back at those who criticize the 10% she donates to charity from her eBay sales. How does she fare up against these other philanthropic celebrities?
It must seem to poor Kim Kardashian like she can’t get anything right! Kardashian has come under fire for donating only 10% of the profits which she rakes in from clothing auctions on auction website eBay to charity. RadarOnline have managed to get their hands on the tax documents from Kim’s November auction, for which she raised money for Life Change Community Church in California. The documents state that Kim donated $19,975 to charity, a pretty meagre sum in the grand scheme of things, considering the mum of one is worth an estimated $40 million.
Kim Kardashian has fired back at those who criticize her charitable giving
Kim has hit back at her critics, claiming, ‘I don’t publicize everything I do to help charities and people all over the world...So for people to attack me for giving 10% of my eBay auction sales to the people of the Philippines, that hurts. I do eBay auctions monthly and change the charity or church from time to time. I give 10% of all my earnings to charities, not just these eBay auctions.’
The late co-star will have a presence in the final scenes of the movie as filming resumes.
The 40 year-old actor was killed in a car crash when visiting a charity event in Valencia, California, this past November (2013).
Walker died last November (2013) in a car crash
Continue reading: 'Fast & Furious 7' Will Use Body Doubles And CGI For Paul Walker Scenes
The late actor's daughter might be in for another big change in her life.
Paul Walker’s mother is taking steps to become the legal guardian of the actor’s 15-year-old daughter. The actor expressed his wish in his final will and his mother filed the petition on Tuesday, asking to be named legal guardian of the star's 15-year-old daughter, Meadow Rain.
Paul Walker's will explicitly states that Cheryl Ann Walker is to be Meadow's legal guardian.
There’s another reason for the petition – the papers say that “parental custody would be detrimental to the minor”, referring to the mother, Rebecca Jo Soteros. A hearing has been set for April 30.
Continue reading: Paul Walker's Mother Pursuing Guardianship Of His Teenage Daughter
Brittany Murphy's final film is due to be released four years after her death. What other actors have died before the release of their work?
Brittany Murphy’s final movie ‘Something Wicked’ is due to be released over four years since her tragic and ambiguous death. The plot focuses on a young couple who find themselves faced with a past that they had hoped would remain buried. Murphy died in 2009, after allegedly being stricken with acute pneumonia and severe anemia. The same results were found on her husband, Simon Monjack’s post mortum, when he died just five months after her.
Brittany Murphy looked extraordinarily thin in the months before her death
Over the past 15 years Brittany Murphy is not the only star to die before their latest project is released. Oliver Reed suffered a heart attack whilst filming Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, which came out in 2000. The movie was completed using CGI and a stunt double to finish his scenes. Those of you who have seen the movie can appreciate quite how flawlessly this was done, it's virtually impossible to tell that Reed isn't in certain scenes.
Filming is due to resume on Paul Walker's unfinished movie 'Fast & Furious 7', but how will producers tweak the script to finish the movie?
Fast & Furious 7 is due to resume filming, although sadly without veteran cast member, Paul Walker. 40 year old Walker died tragically in a car crash in November 2013, midway through filming the upcoming addition to long running series. Walker had starred in the very first movie in the franchise, The Fast and The Furious, back in 2001 as Brian O’Connor, FBI agent turned criminal spurred on by his involvement with hijacker Dominic Toretto, played by Vin Diesel.
Paul Walker at the premiere for Fast & Furious 6 last May
The plot of Fast & Furious 7 will focus on Vin Diesel's character Dominic Toretto and his crew as they attempt to lead normal lives, but Ian Shaw, played by English hardman Jason Statham, is after revenge and once again the whole crew is threatened. They must find the man who killed their own crewmember, Han, before he finds them.
Continue reading: How Will 'Fast & Furious' 7 Look Without Paul Walker?
How could it possibly be appropriate to auction off something like that?
Sunglasses purported to have been worn by the late Paul Walker as he was involved in a fatal car collision are being auctioned off by an eagle-eyed bystander who plundered them from the grisly scene. The Fast & Furious actor and his driver friend, Roger Rodas, were both killed when the sports car they were in hit several roadside obstacles at high speed. The seller, who wishes to remain anonymous, claims to have stopped to help just after the California crash on the 30th November 2013.
Sunglasses Believed To Have Been Worn During The Late Paul Walker's Crash Are Being Auctioned.
The mysterious auctioneer explains that police ordered him and other bystanders away from the scene as they conducted their investigation. He said he returned once the wreckage had been cleared away and plucked the charred sunglasses from a bush where they had presumably been ejected from the explosion.
Continue reading: Paul Walker's Burnt Sunglasses Worn In Crash Up For Auction: Why?
Philip Seymour Hoffman and Paul Walker both tragically died mid-way through filming projects, which other actors have sadly passed before completing their movies?
The world was taken back by the very sudden death of Paul Walker at the end of 2013, only to hit by the sad news of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s drug overdose in early February. Both actors were well liked in their personal lives and had successful careers, similarly they also were working on incomplete projects at the time of their deaths.
Hoffman had nearly finished filming all of his scenes for The Hunger Games
Walker had begun filming scenes for the latest movie in the franchise that made him famous, Fast & Furious 7, but still had important scenes left to shoot. Sources have claimed that a large section of the script had to be rewritten in order to continue with the film after Walker’s fatal accident.
Continue reading: Paul Walker And Other Actors Who Died Mid-Way Through Movie Shoots
'Brick Mansions' the final film of actor Paul Walker will be released in April.
Paul Walker's Brick Mansions,the final movie the actor made before being killed in a tragic car accident last year,has finally been given a release date of April 25th 2014.
Paul Walker starring with R-za in 'Brick Mansions'
‘Brick Mansions’ is a re-make of of 2004 French film ‘District B13’ and was originally scheduled for release this month. It follows undercover cop Damien, played by Walker, who goes into a tenement named 'Brick Mansions' in order to disarm a neutron bomb before it detonates.
Continue reading: Paul Walker's 'Brick Mansions', His Final Film, Gets Release Date
Walker's daughter Meadow is set to inherit a fortune, but the actor didn't want her to live with her mother.
Paul Walker's daughter is set to inherit the entirety of the late actor's $25 (£15) million fortune, as is detailed in his will which has recently been obtained by TMZ. Walker, who died in a car crash on the 30th November last year, named his father as executor of his will and granted his whole estate to his 15 year-old daughter, Meadow.
Paul Walker Has Left His Entire Estate To His Teenage Daughter.
Paul's dad, Paul, filed the will with the court and petitioned the court to appoint Paul's mother Cheryl as Meadow's guardian. Walker also wanted Cheryl to be the guardian of the $25 million, which will mean Meadow's grandmother has control of the money until the teen reaches a responsible age.
Paul Walker's death left a void in fans' hearts, and it left some of his projects wondering what they would do without the actor. It looks like a few of them have figured out how to move on in the best way they can.
Paul Walker's death was a shock to the world and his fans, but it also left many filmmakers scrambling to figure out what to do with his roles.
Rupert Friend at the First Light Film Awards in London
While the Fast and Furious franchise is not replacing him, Walker's film Agent 47 may have hired a new actor for the role. The rumors right now are Homeland actor Rupert Friend will be replace Walker in the film, which is a follow-up to the 2007 film Hitman. The Hitman franchise is based on a video game, and Timothy Olyphant played the role in the 2007 film.
Continue reading: 'Homeland' Actor May Be Replacing Paul Walker In Film
Universal has finally decided on a course of action, following Paul Walker's death.
Universal and the team behind Fast & Furious 7 have been in a bind since Paul Walker’s death in November. His tragic car crash was followed by a break in production and a speedy brain-storming session to figure out how to tie up any loose ends with Walker’s character.
Walker's character will be retired, not killed off, say producers.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Walker’s character, Brian O’Connor, will not die in the seventh film, but will instead be “retired” in order to gently ease viewers into the transition. The studio hopes that this decision will not only satisfy fans, but allow the production team to utilise existing footage of Walker, since the 40-year-old actor passed away about halfway through the Fast & Furious 7 shoot.
In light of Fast & Furious' new release dates, we take a look at the box office landscape for 2015.
Yesterday the release date for Fast & Furious 7 was announced for April 2015. As predicted, this allows for some production delays and for the cast and crew to have a mental health break following Paul Walker’s death.
It also means that the film will be pitched against a different set of competitors, which might affect the franchise’s profits. In July 2014, the main competitor to our favorite fast-cars-no-plot franchise would have been Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Vin Diesel broke the news via Facebook yesterday.
Paul Walker's shop Always Evolving will close its doors in the next few weeks.
Always Evolving, the Valencia, CA car shop owned by Paul Walker and Roger Rodas - the friends who died in a car crash earlier last month - is closing its doors for good. Sources close to Rodas tell TMZ.com that the performance and racing shop is expected to shut in the next few weeks. The people who helped run the shop have already left and are currently looking for new jobs.
Paul Walker's Car Shop is Closing
The shop itself is being cleaned out and many of the expensive in-house cars will be auctioned off.
Continue reading: Always Evolving, Paul Walker's Car Shop Closing For Business
The franchise will continue and it will be in cinemas in April, 2015
Fast & Furious 7 is definitely still happening, and if Vin Diesel's Facebook account is to be believed, then it will be here by next spring. The star of the franchise took to his Facebook page late on Sunday, 22 December, night to leave a tribute for deceased star Paul Walker, before eventually revealing the release details for the upcoming film.
Walker and Diesel were set to star together once again
F&F7 will arrive in cinemas on 10, April, 2015, according to the Facebook post, after production was put on hold. Filming for the next instalment of the F&F series had been put on hold indefinitely following the untimely death of star Paul Walker on 30 November, however Universal decided to go ahead with the filming when writer Chris Morgan and director James Wan, apparently, devised a plot eventuality where they can retire Walker's character from the series using scenes already shot. The film was initially due to be released on 11 July, 2014.
Continue reading: Vin Diesel Confirms 'Fast & Furious 7' Release Date
Paul Walker was finally laid to rest as his family and close friends joined in a private ceremony to say farewell one last time.
Friends and family of the late Paul Walker gathered on Saturday (Dec 14th) to say goodbye one last time.
It was reportedly the 'Fast & Furious' star's funeral service was held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in the Hollywood Hills this weekend, according to E!News.
Walker's remains were cremated and his ashes were laid to rest at the well-known cemetery.
Road bumps, called Botts' Dots, caused the Porsche GT to hydroplane. This is the theory Paul Walker's family believe is what killed their son.
Paul Walker died in a devastating car crash on Saturday November 30th in Santa Clarita, Calif.
The Porsche GT, which crashed into a tree then a lamppost before being engulfed in flames, also killed Walker's friend, Roger Rodas, who was behind the wheel at the time of the accident.
In the 'Fast & Furious' star's autopsy report it was determined the cause of death was from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries."
Continue reading: Paul Walker's Family Claim Road Bumps Caused Fatal Car Crash
Tila Tequila's Paul Walker theory is RIDICULOUS.
Tila Tequila's Paul Walker theory is probably only slightly less ridiculous than her theory that Adolf Hitler was misunderstood. The reality TV star says she knows the real story about Paul Walker's death - the result of a ritualistic murder, "just like the death of Elisa Lam, a young woman whose death was ruled an accident after her body was found in the water tank of a hotel earlier this year."
Tila Tequila Has A Crazy Theory
The case of Elisa Lam has spawned internet discussions and conspiracy theories all year. She was a 21-year-old student from Vancouver who was reportedly found dead inside a rooftop water tank at Cecil Hotel in Los Angeles. The L.A. County Department of Coroner ruled the death "accidental due to drowning," however, elevator surveillance tapes show Elisa's strange behavior only moments before she was dead. She appeared to be hiding or running from someone.
Continue reading: Tila Tequila, "Paul Walker Was Murdered" In Ritualistic Killing
Paul Walker's funeral will reportedly take in the Hollywood Hills.
Paul Walker's funeral will largely be a private affair for family only though the cast and crew of the Fast and the Furious movies have been invited.
Paul Walker's Funeral Will Reportedly Take Place in the Hollywood Hills
According to TMZ.com, sources connected with Paul's family say their primary concern is the wellbeing of Paul Walker's daughter Meadow who is having a difficult time of things. The family don't want strangers attending the funeral, though Walker spent much of his time with the Fast and Furious gang and his family understand.
Two men have been charged after attempting to steal parts of the Porsche Paul Walker died in.
Two men have been charged with theft from the wreckage of the sportscar that crashed into a tree and killed both actor Paul Walker and the driver Roger Rodas. Walker and Rodas had been taking the red Porsche Carrera GT for a drive when it collided with a lamppost then a tree, sending the car into flames.
Thieves Attempted To Steal Parts From The Paul Walker Car Crash.
As the wreckage was being towed away last Saturday (7th December) night, two thieves decided to take their chances and pull pieces from the mangled car as the lorry it was being towed on waited at a red light. Amateur footage from the scene shows two men separately approaching the vehicle and removing pieces of the car.
Continue reading: Paul Walker: Two Charged After Parts Theft From Crash Wreckage
Vin Diesel reveals he visited Paul Walker's mother after hearing the news of the crash, where the 46 year-old broke down admitting he needed their strength after losing his "other half".
The star of 'The Fast and the Furious' movie franchise was aged 40 when his life came to an untimely end, and since then there has been an outpouring of grief from friends, fans and co-stars.
Walker's most memorable co-star is most likely Vin Diesel who plays 'Dom Toretto' in the street racing franchise.
This week's news was dominated by the tragic deaths of Paul Walker and Nelson Mandela, but there was some good news in the movie world with X-Men Apocalypse set for 2016, and the Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer hitting the web.
Paul Walker Dead: Tributes have been pouring in this week for the late actor Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in Los Angeles on Saturday (November 30). His friend's Porsche Carrera GT crashed into a tree and burst into flames. Read all the tributes here.
Long Walk to Freedom: This week also marked the sad passing of Nelson Mandela, who died after a long illness. Actor Idris Elba plays the legendary figure in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and he's been chatting about his preparations for playing one of greatest leaders in history. Read what Elba had to say here.
The theft occurred at a stop light whilst the charred remains of the Porsche were being removed from the crash scene
An 18-year-old male has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of stealing parts of the car Paul Walker died in whilst it was being moved from the wreckage site. Jameson Witty was arrested in Tujunga, California by Los Angeles Police Department officers on suspicion of stealing parts from the charred remains of the sports car Walker and Roger Rodas perished in, with police said to be closing in on an unnamed accomplice.
Parts of the wrecked 2005 Porsche Carrera GT were stolen from the accident scene late on the Saturday (30 Nov.) whilst the remnants of the crash were being removed professionally from the wreckage site. The charred remains were taken from the back of a tow truck that was hauling them to a nearby police impound. A red T-top roof panel was later recovered from a home in Canyon Country earlier this week, which led police to Witty. The Sheriff's Department have also said that a second suspect has been identified and is currently making arrangements to surrender himself to police.
"A witness saw a male exit a vehicle that was following the tow truck," the sheriff's department said (via CNN). "The male grabbed a piece of the wrecked Porsche off the tow truck bed."
Continue reading: Teenager Identified And Arrested For Paul Walker Wreckage Theft
Why on earth would anyone write 'Top 5 reasons i'm glad Paul Walker is dead?'
A blogger who penned an article titled 5 Reasons I'm Glad Paul Walker is Dead is apparently on suicide watch after receiving death threats and threatening messages online. On Tuesday (December 3, 2013), a writer going by the name of Adora Bull wrote the piece on the website Modern Women Digest.
Paul Walker at the Fast & Furious Premiere
Just days after Walker and his friend had been killed in a horrific car crash in Los Angeles, Bull wrote, "This year, Christmas has arrived early as B list celebrity actor Paul Walker was reported dead on December 1st, the victim of a high speed car crash north of Los Angeles. This has left many people devastated, a large majority of them being tasteless Fast & Furious fans. While I could sit here and bore you with more details surrounding his death, I'd rather move on from that and present a list of reasons as to why this is a blessing in disguise for the world as a whole."
Paul Walker's autopsy report, released on Wednesday (Dec 4th), revealed the 'Fast & Furious' died from a combination of impact and burn injuries.
The 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker died from injuries sustained by impact and burns in the devastating car crash last Saturday (Nov 30th), according to the autopsy.
The L.A. County Coroner's Office released the report on Wednesday (Dec 4th) and it stated the cause of death was from "combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries."
Meaning Walker did not just die from impact injuries, he also burned to death.
A fragrance company has apologized for airing a Paul Walker ad after his death.
A fragrance company has come under fire for airing an ad starring Paul Walker less than a day after he died. The company, Davidoff, ran the ad during a UK soccer match on Sunday (December 1). Walker died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon (November 30).
Paul Walker At The Fast and The Furious Premiere in London.
After the mistake, the company issued a statement about their long-term relationship with Walker.
Continue reading: Fragrance Company Apologizes For Airing Paul Walker Commercial
The Porsche Carrera GT, the car in which Paul Walker died in, has a history of lawsuits.
The Porsche Carrera GT, the same vehicle in which Paul Walker was travelling when he was killed on Saturday (November 30, 2013), has a history of being difficult to control. The sports car is capable of reaching 100mph in under seven seconds but is built without the stability management system that most Porsche models are equipped with, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Paul Walker At The UK Premiere of 'The Fast and the Furious 6'
Since the tragic accident, Paul Walker's daughter has been paying tribute to her father. Read about what she wrote on Facebook here.
Continue reading: Porsche Carrera GT, Paul Walker's Car, Has History Of Difficult Handling
Universal Pictures will donate part of the DVD sales for 'Fast & Furious 6' to honour Paul Walker, following his tragic death on Saturday (Nov 30th).
In honour of the 'Fast and the Furious' film franchise, Universal are donating part of the proceeds from 'Fast & Furious 6' DVD sales to Walker's charity 'Reach Out Worldwide'.
The 'Pleasantville' actor started the non-profit aid organisation after he returned from a trip to Haiti in 2010, shortly after the country was devastated by massive earthquake.
Continue reading: 'Fast & Furious 6' DVD Sales To Be Donated To Paul Walker's Charity
Paul Walker's daughter Meadow Walker has paid tribute to her father.
Meadow Walker, Paul Walker's daughter, has posted a heartbreaking tribute to her movie star father, who died in a car crash on Saturday (November 30, 2013). Clearly devastated by her father's death, Meadow Walker still found the strength to post a lengthy tribute to her Dad - known to be one of the most likeable stars in Hollywood.
Paul Walker's had one child, a daughter, Meadow Walker.
"When I was little he taught me to walk, taught me to smile, and taught me to never give up. I love him even before I knew what love was. He was my hero. My REAL life hero! He will always be in my heart! It brings tears in my eyes as I write this. You're gone, but not forgotten! R.I.P Dad!" she said, according to Christian Today.
Continue reading: Meadow Walker Posts Heartbreaking Facebook Tribute To Dad, Paul Walker
Paul Walker's ex-girlfriend and mother of his child Rebecca McBrain joins other in mourning the loss of the star.
The ex-girlfriend of the late Paul Walker, Rebecca McBrain has been consoling the pair's 15 year-old daughter Meadow Walker who is said to be "in pieces" over her father, who died in a car crash at the weekend.
Paul Walker, Star Of The 'Fast & Furious' Franchise, Has Died Aged 40.
McBrain and Walker are said to have split in 1999 "Rebecca is being there for her daughter, who is naturally devastated," a source said, via Showbiz Spy. "She and Paul had some good times together. She too is upset by his death." Though Meadow was brought up in Hawaii where she used to live with her mother, both moved to California recently so that Meadow could be closer to her father.
The cast and crew of upcoming Hurricane Katrina drama 'Hours' discuss the flick in a short featurette, talking about everything from the musical score to the reasons behind its creation. Among them are actors Paul Walker and Genesis Rodriguez, director and writer Eric Heisserer, producer Peter Safran, executive producer Dan Clifton, composer Benjamin Wallfisch and cinematographer Jaron Presant . 'Hours' was one of the last movies Paul Walker starred in before his tragic death on November 30th 2013.
Continue: Hours - Featurette
Co-stars and fellow actors take to social media to pay tribute to the late Paul Walker, who died in a car crash on Saturday (Nov 30th).
American actor Paul Walker has died at the age of 40.
The actor, who gained worldwide popularity for starring in the 'Fast & Furious' franchise, died in a car crash on Saturday (Nov 30th) in Southern California, he was not driving at the time.
The outpouring of tributes from his co-stars, friends, and celebrities who were fans of his work show what a devastating loss this is.
Continue reading: Paul Walker's Co-Stars And Fellow Actors Pay Tribute To The Late Actor
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Vin Diesel lead the tributes following the star's sudden passing
Following the tragic passing of actor Paul Walker earlier this week, there has been an outpouring of emotion from Hollywood on behalf of the 40-year-old actor. A number of celebrities have taken to their social media accounts to send their condolences to Walker's family and pay tribute to the fallen star.
Paul's death has shocked Hollywood, and the rest of the world
Walker and his friend, Roger Rodas, both died in the fiery crash on Saturday, 30 November, after Rodas lost control of his Porsche Carrera GT and crashed it into a light post and a tree. The car burst into flames upon impact and both Walker and Rodas were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred as the pair were leaving a fundraising event for Walker's charity Reach Out Worldwide, which was aiming to raise money for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan at the time.
Continue reading: Paul Walker Dead At 40: Hollywood Remembers The Fallen Star
Paul Walker's sudden death will shock the movie world, so let's take a look back at the outstanding career which led Walker to star in one of the most successful film franchises of all time.
Paul Walker's sudden and devastating death on Saturday November 30th will undoubtedly shake the movie world for quite some time. At 40 years old Paul had become one of Hollywood's recognisable faces as well as a man willing to give back, apart from starring in one of cinema's most successful film franchise 'Fast & Furious' he also used his status to help others in need by forming a humanitarian aid group called 'REACH OUT Worldwide.'
Paul Walker died at the age of 40
In Honour of the late Paul Walker, let's look back at how he carved his way into one of Hollywood's biggest stars.
Continue reading: Paul Walker Dead At Aged 40-Remembering His Career To Hollywood Stardom
'Fast & Furious' star Paul Walker died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon in Santa Clarita, after his vehicle lost control and crashed into a tree.
American actor Paul Walker has died at the age of 40.
The actor, who gained worldwide popularity for starring in the 'Fast & Furious' franchise, died in a car crash on Saturday (Nov 30th) in Southern California, he was not driving at the time.
TMZ reported, in Santa Clarita on Saturday afternoon, Walker was in a Porsche when it crashed, for an unknown reason, after the driver lost control and collided with a post or a tree which caused the car to burst into flames.
Lin will sit behind the camera for the next 'Bourne' film, due in cinemas in summer 2015
Justin Lin has been signed on to direct the next instalment of the Bourne franchise, which will see Jeremy Renner return as the star of the show. Filming for the fifth Bourne film is due to begin next year, with the movie expected to arrive in cinemas in summer 2015.
Lin, who masterminded the Fast and Furious franchise - which has become one of the most successful film series in history - was announced as the director of the next Bourne film via Deadline, who also revealed that Renner will be returning as Aaron Cross. The 2015 release is being written by Invictus and Sherlock Holmes writer, Anthony Peckham.
The fifth Bourne film will be Lin's first project since stepping down as the head of the Fast and Furious franchise - which grossed over $1 billion from the last three films alone - in place of James Wan. Universal have enlisted the help of Lin to hopefully propel the Bourne series to similar heights enjoyed by F&F.
Nolan and Abigail are hoping to welcome their unborn baby daughter into the world in just a few weeks, but things take a terrifying turn when the child is born five weeks prematurely. Abigail is rushed to hospital just as New Orleans becomes embroiled in a menacing looking storm that gets gradually worse as the hours go by. As Hurricane Katrina causes the nearby levee to break, the streets are flooded and the entire hospital is forced to be evacuated. However, that means that some people cannot be moved from the building if their survival relies solely on non-portable machines and so Nolan insists on staying in the unit where his fragile baby daughter is hooked up to a ventilator. Soon, though, the emergency battery begins to die down and with no-one around to change it and a severe power cut underway, he is forced to find a generator and do everything within his power to save his child - even if that means risking his own life.
Continue: Hours Trailer
It's massive, utterly ridiculous and it works!
Throughout the surprisingly long life of Fast & Furious, we’ve come to think of the franchise as something of a joke. Macho men and beautiful women revving up engines and performing absurd stunts, with barely a thread of plot to hold the whole thing together. And yet, not only is Fast & Furious still around, but the sixth installment in the series is geared up to take the weekend box office charts by a landslide. The film grossed over $38 million domestically on Friday and is projected to cash in at $120 million by the end of the holiday weekend (according to USA Today) and it miraculously earned the approval of 75% of critics and 95% of fans on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. Pardon us while we stop and wonder: how on earth did this happen?
Well, there’s obviously the very enticing presence of both Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel – both of whom look like your stereotypical tough guys, but turn out to be surprisingly relatable and have really good comedic pacing. Then there are of course the members of the supporting cast – Paul Walker, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson and Jordana Brewster – who’s clever and well-timed quips make this highly watchable. Then there are, of course, the machines, the explosions, your typical action flick fodder, which this franchise takes very seriously. But all that just makes for an entertaining, easily forgettable movie, perhaps one sequel. What Fast did and what’s helped the franchise not only live on, but become bigger and better, with the sixth installment being the best yet, where normally a franchise would be on its last leg, was to stop taking itself seriously. Somewhere around Fast Five the producers realized the ridiculousness of the whole premise and, instead of trying to disguise it, decided to just go for the full monty (we presume that’s how it was mentioned in meetings.)
Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Ludacris and the Rock are all back for the sixth (but not last) installment of the franchise
Fast and Furious 6 gets it's U.S. release today and whilst many are scratching their heads at how the franchise ever managed to get to six films, critics and audiences alike are in agreement with each other that the big wigs behind the franchise have left the best film until last (Though there's probably going to be a seventh).
With original stars Vin Diesel and Paul Walker joined by the likes of franchise regulars DWAYNE 'THE ROCK' JOHNSON and Ludacris (as Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges), the latest release is still very much a Fast & Furious film, but don't let that put you off just yet. With all the usual motoring chaos and carnage to expect, only this time round with a little added spice, the film is everything you could from a F&F movie, with added va-va-voom.
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Paul Walker remains behind the steering wheel, but this action thriller has a whiff of the arthouse about it, simply by being set in South Africa. The plot is as preposterous as Taken, which it resembles in many ways. But there is some guilty pleasure to be had in the way events unfurl for this particular American abroad. And the big climax is satisfyingly ridiculous.
It opens at the Johannesburg airport, where the recently paroled Michael (Walker) arrives on the way to visit his ex Angelica (Haidarian). But the rental agency gives him the wrong car, and when he gets stuck in a traffic jam he starts exploring it, discovering first a phone, then a gun and then a bound-and-gagged women behind the back seat. She turns out to be Rachel (McLean), a kidnapped lawyer caught between dirty cops and even dirtier politicians. And as everyone begins to chase Michael around the city, he gets deeper and deeper into the mess.
Michael is on edge from the beginning, exhausted after the gruelling flight and distracted by thoughts of Angelica. And we soon learn that he has broken parole to leave America, risking everything for this reunion with her. The script reveals its secrets along the way, although the main thing we realise is that writer-director Dewil is doing whatever he wants, sending Michael on a nightmarish odyssey that's more than a little contrived. And Walker is fine in the role of a rather uncomplicated guy who knows how to deal with these kinds of shady situations.
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Michael Woods is eager to get his life back on track; leave behind his criminal past and reunite with his estranged girlfriend to patch up a tempestuous relationship. He breaks parole in order to go and see her but, due to a mix up with a car rental company, he is landed with a minivan rather than what he asked for: a rather more practical Sedan. However, he decides he'll go with it anyway unaware of the shock that would lie in store. When he discovers a phone with a new text message in the front of the vehicle, he is drawn to a silenced handgun obviously meant for someone else. Not only that, but when he pulls back the back seat, he finds a gagged and bound female hostage who informs him that was going to be killed for her inside knowledge of the corrupt local police. The pair embark on a perilous cat and mouse chase hotly pursued by the feds who he needs avoid anyway for his own reasons.
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Stars convinced that this will be the biggest and best installment yet.
Fast and Furious co-stars Vin Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez, Paul Walker and Jordana Brewster have been giving us the low down on the forthcoming new film and the sixth of the franchise, Fast And Furious 6.
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Paul Walker and Jordana Brewster are interviewed in London about the latest addition to the 'Fast' franchise 'Fast & Furious 6'. They talk about their feelings on the numerous reprisals of the movie, the extravagant scale of the film and on and offscreen friendships.
On making a new sequel, Paul admits his first thoughts were, 'Really? It was a long time ago we made the first one, you really think they want us still doing this?' 'To me it's just mindblowing, and now all this talk about announcing another one before this one's even been released, that's bold as all hell', he continues. Jordana comments on just how big they've made the movie this time. 'There's a tank that literally flies out of a truck that then pummels over cars', she says. 'Someone just thought up what could be the most fun thing to shoot and then made it happen which is pretty crazy.' Paul says he has a 'healthy' competitive relationship with co-star Vin Diesel. 'I get frustrated at times and I want to tell him to go kick rocks and he'll laugh at me. and we'll have our. make-up session', he says. 'What we've got going on in real life is parallel to onscreen.'
Dom, Brian and Mia may be living it up with $100 million dollars in their back pockets, but living the fast life hasn't been entirely beneficial as a hole in the lives has been left by the fact that they cannot return home after the trouble they got in with the law. When DSS agent Luke Hobbs approaches Dom to ask for his help nabbing a gang of highly-trained drivers who are leaving a trail of destruction everywhere they go, Dom is less than tempted by the offer. However, when Hobbs shows him a week old photograph of Dom's former love Letty who he thought was dead, he takes on the job with his friends, determined to find out the truth even if it's the last thing he wants to hear. In return for the capture of this gang of road miscreants, the trio are offered a full pardon for their own crimes. However, with the stakes this high, survival becomes the most sought after prize for their latest challenge.
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Dominic, Brian and Mia maybe $100 million richer following their daring heist at the expense of crime lord Hernan Reyes in Rio de Janeiro, but their lives have been left somewhat ruptured by the fact that they cannot return home despite DSS agent Luke Hobbs letting them go after they saved his life. However, they are given a chance to be pardoned in full when Hobbs enlists them and their team to help him take down a group of deadly mercenary drivers with their own formidable street racing skills. Things aren't as simple as that though, especially when Dom discovers that his former love Letty who he believed to be dead makes a return as the brutal and self-serving assistant of the criminal kingpin behind the organisation. Will the Fast and Furious team succeed in the dangerous mission with their lives and their chance to go home hanging in the balance?
Following the events of the Fast franchise's fifth instalment 'Fast Five', our favourite street racers are back with the upcoming 'Fast & Furious 6'. With a full all-star cast return, the movie looks set to be a hit following the trailer's debut at the Super Bowl XLVII. It has been directed by Justin Lin ('Annapolis') and written by Chris Morgan ('Cellular', 'Wanted') of the last three instalments and is scheduled to be released in the UK on May 24th 2013.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Luke Evans, Gina Carano, Elsa Pataky, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Elsa Pataky, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Joe Taslim, Rowena Diamond, Kim Kold,
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Cops Jack and Eddie (Dillon and Hernandez) are on the trail of a fiendishly efficient band of bank robbers made up of brainy, brawny Gordon (Elba) and his well-dressed goons (Brown, Walker, Christensen and Ealy). When former gang member Ghost (Harris) is released from prison, he presents them with a "once-in-a-lifetime job". But they only have five days to prepare, which is less than they're used to. Something seems fishy, but they go ahead with the heist. And sure enough, not only are the cops closing in, but Ghost may betray them.
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12th September, 1973
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30th November, 2011
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