Paul Walker Fast & Furious tribute video created, filming on F&F 7 shuts down

File photos of Paul Walker
In our last story on Paul Walker’s sad death, I mentioned that I don’t agree with the release of so many details surrounding the accident, the aftermath, and his grieving loved ones. When friends and family want to speak to the press and share their grief that’s one thing, but I don’t want to see paparazzi photos of people who are still in shock. I also don’t want to see crash photos for God’s sake. So we won’t be covering all of the breaking news, and this is just a follow up with some of the less awful news.

Filming on The Fast and The Furious 7 has been suspended in the wake of Walker’s death. Yesterday Universal announced that production would be halted while they figured out the next step. It’s thought that the lucrative franchise will continue without Walker. Their statement read:

Right now, all of us at Universal are dedicated to providing support to Paul’s immediate family and our extended Fast & Furious family of cast, crew and filmmakers.

At this time we feel it is our responsibility to shut down production on Fast & Furious 7 for a period of time so we can assess all options available to move forward with the franchise. We are committed to keeping Fast & Furious fans informed, and we will provide further information to them when we have it. Until then, we know they join us in mourning the passing of our dear friend Paul Walker.

[Via The NY Daily News]

Apparently producers are unsure what to do with the footage they already have for F&F7, which is approximately half of the film. They’re considering starting over with a new storyline. It’s all the more sensitive because of the way Walker died, in a high speed car accident, and the plotline of the films. The Wrap explains why it may be easier to start fresh rather than try to make a new story with existing footage. “Universal is concerned about the sensitivity of losing an actor to a high-performance car crash in a movie that centers around street racing, and the notion of cobbling together a new storyline using the already-filmed elements may be more difficult than just starting over.

Universal also released a new tribute video to Walker. They were set to promote the DVD release of The Fast and The Furious 6, which comes out on December 10, before his tragic death. They’ve made this video which highlights his best scenes over the years, and have committed a portion of DVD profits to the charity Walker founded, Reach Out WorldWide. They’re handling it very well, and the video is so touching. Here it is:

After Paul died, a lot of us heard about his extensive charity work for the first time. He founded Reach Out WorldWide in 2010 to help after natural disasters like the tornadoes in Oklahoma and Illinois, and the recent typhoon in the Philippines. Paul did this all somewhat quietly and behind the scenes. There’s news that he also did random acts of kindness that he didn’t seek credit for. US Weekly has a heartwarming story about how Paul secretly bought an Iraq war veteran, and his fiance, a $10,000 engagement ring. Apparently the couple was in the store and Paul overheard them talking about how they couldn’t afford the ring. He told the clerk to put the ring on his tab and to keep his identity a secret, and then he quietly slipped out the door, never seeking thanks.





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  1. Ms.Mo says:

    He was a beautiful person, inside, as well as on the outside. A rarity in Hollywood.

  2. OriginallyBlue says:

    Okay, so I definitely just cried a bit too much. So sad :(

  3. Miss M says:

    I think the FF7 storyline was heavily about Brian, his character (the favorite of many fans). I read that He had crucial scenes to be shot this week. :(

    RIP, Paul (my CBhusband).

  4. sarah says:

    I can’t watch the video yet or I’ll cry. The world truly lost an amazing man, I’m glad that everyone is seeing that now but it still sucks it has to be because he is gone. It’s breaking my heart more each day so I can only imagine what his friends and family are going through.

  5. Samtha says:

    That engagement ring story made me cry.

    And thank you for not covering the story the way some other places are. TMZ has made me sick with how they’re sensationalizing every little thing, and putting stories out there that could cause his family and friends a lot of pain. Harvey should be ashamed of himself–if he had that capacity.

    • Greyson says:

      It’s a very touching story. However, it’s curious that in 7 years he never married his girlfriend.

      The legal aspects of marriage (or lack thereof) come to the forefront when someone passes. As hard as it is for her to lose Paul, it’s a shame that after all those years together she doesn’t get to make decisions about his funeral and his estate. His family gets to choose what’s on his headstone, where he’s buried, his financial dealings (for example, unless she’s on the deed she may have to move out of the house they shared), etc.

      • Jayna says:

        I think they broke up a couple of times over the years. They had been broken up for a while and apparently got back together sometime this year from what I could gather. but that’s hearsay, really. Her uncle, who spent Thanksgiving with them and had golfed with him over the holidays, said that Paul was a great guy and that Jasmine was really broken up. He said, “They had their ups and downs but they were together and looking to spend a bright future together,”

      • L says:

        To be fair, they started dating when she was 16 and he was 33. Which is super creepy and should be acknowledged with all of the other great and generous parts of his life. No one’s life is all good or all bad. But that’s a big footnote in my opinion. From Jayna’s quote about their ups and downs, maybe neither of them were mature enough to get married.

      • dagdag says:


        He was 40 and she is, what, 23? I think death was the least they thought about.

      • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

        @greyson, his father and mother are next of kin and will decide all the particulars of his funeral. However, many families take other relatives perspectives into account. I’m sure his daughter would be involved in the planning (if she so chooses). As for the fiancé, they may include her too (if she was on good terms with the family). Perhaps walker even had a will which provided for her in the event of his death.

      • LAK says:

        i am sorry, but i can’t grieve or celebrate him anymore after finding out that he started dating this girl when she was 16yrs old. A 33 yr old man dating a 16yr old!!!!! creepy as hell. and i can’t believe no one is side eyeing that.

      • Pandy says:

        A friend just told me that he was dating this girl at age 33 when she was only 16. Creepy perv. Dating someone only a year older than his daughter now? The cynic side of me says he started his charitable work to disarm over that little tidbit … but it’s Xmas season so I will cut him some slack and leave off that he’s just a creepy perv dating a high schooler. Ugh. Yes, why AREN’T we hearing more about this? And shouldn’t he have been arrested for sex with a minor??

      • Original N says:

        @ LAK: when I was in med school, there were 2 girls in my class that were 19. They graduated from UNDERGRAD at 18…were they not mature enough to attend an undergraduate institution (or date whilst there) just because they were 16? Exceptions to the rule do occur…

      • littlestar says:

        LAK – oh don’t worry, I too agree with you and was very disturbed to find out how he was dating a girl who was only 16. A bunch of us debated/fought over it on here on the last post on Paul Walker. And Original N, going to school to learn at a young age is vastly different than an adult dating a teenager. It is just not a good comparison.

        That said, I’m still disgusted how people are passing around photos of his death on the internet. His poor daughter and family :( .

      • LAK says:

        Original N – I can’t believe that you think intellectual development is the same as emotional development especially as you say you were in med school.

      • Original N says:

        @LAK – I never said that I believe intellectual development is the same as emotional development; rather, I was/am positing that there are exceptional individuals that are capable of being both intellectually and emotionally developed at 16-18 (though rare) beyond their actual age. Thereby, if that individual finds himself/herself around peers that are much older (e.g. in the scenario I provided), I cannot fault that individual for dating someone much older than himself/herself (or the older individual) given my experience. Whilst young, those 2 girls were more intellectually and emotionally developed than most 30-somethings that I interact with on a daily basis.

      • LAK says:

        Original N : from your original rebuttal to my objection: “”"when I was in med school, there were 2 girls in my class that were 19. They graduated from UNDERGRAD at 18…were they not mature enough to attend an undergraduate institution (or date whilst there) just because they were 16?”"”

        Going by the example you used as the rebuttal, i conclude that you think as long as someone is intellectually able to achieve milestones in that area whilst they are still underage, they are perfectly capable of emotional maturity where they can handle a romantic/sexual relationship with someone more than a decade older. That’s the parallel you’ve drawn to excuse this.

        It is a scientific fact that our emotional maturity happens in our 20s. Scientifically and anecdotally. People might choose to act immature, but they do mature regardless. That’s what makes a 33yr old person very different from a 16yr old. That’s why there are laws to stop young people being preyed upon by old people.

        How a medic student can give such an example to excuse the inexcuseable is beyond me.

        And nice try back tracking. I’d stop posting on this if i were you because you are defending the indefensible.

        Liitlestar: i went back and read that thread. unbelieveable. Shame on each and every single person who was defending the indefensible.

      • Penny says:

        I got into a FB debate over this. I played the devil’s advocate. I have to say while I was heartbroken and sickened over the tragic death and circumstances, the only sobering detail was this “questionable” choice.

        I didn’t know my stance until someone began the debate. The preface was essentially what I read from the detractors – his fame, money and good looks do not excuse dating a minor as an adult.

        I thought to myself we don’t know what happens behind closed doors. When I was 21 I dated a very noble 29 yr old who questioned our rel’s. He was afraid we didn’t have as much in common and I was in over my head. He felt guilty. But I sensed our connection transcended beyond our age and life experience gap. I could’ve dated other boys closer to my age, but being precocious in my intellectual and emotional maturity, I found I had more in common with him than them. Boys my age were so unevolved. I was attracted to his soul…and smoldering good looks. He was everything I wanted. And also he knew much more about treating a lady in ways that completely eluded my peers. He could respectfully take me out to dinner and movies and it wasn’t just about sex. As a matter of fact we spent a great deal of time being celibate b/c he did not feel 100% confident and comfortable about our relationship. We talked and talked about philosophy, family…life. Plus, I was a college student with no income and he was a working man with a career and a house.

        It was nice and refreshing to never face any issues related to gender roles: if we were peers we would have both struggled to find a place to be together (I obviously lived at home when school was not in session). He always always paid the bill, and for an ‘independent’ girl it was not easy for me to allow someone to take care of me ( I know I may have been a ‘broke’ college student but had worked prior to college and valued earning income, however little, and ‘pay my own way’. He always drove me home and walked me to the front door or sometimes followed me home when I drove.

        When I slept over, unfortunately we did not always have sex. But when we did – the earth moved. Lol. (Sorry. But I feel the elephant in the room in discussing these kinds of rel’s is intimacy so we may as well go there). Sex with 2 people in a complex situation can be the best – what with the whole forbidden fruit aspects and all.

        So that’s just my story. My 29 yr old boyfriend wanted to wait and I was the one who was sure. He wanted me to be 28 before he could feel I’d had my chance to really explore to know he was the one. Perhaps Paul and Jasmine had the same issues. In other words Paul may have struggled with his feelings about dating Jasmine, acknowledging that he felt the connection between he and Jasmine, but experiencing cognitive dissonance on what was the appropriate relationship. They may have had an open relationship and extended periods of friendship placing distance between themselves all those 7 yrs and reuniting on again off again…until they realized they are meant to be in each other’s lives…and time moved the along to a place where they could have a better chance if pursuing a full blown romance…

        Whatever the case Paul could have been tried while he was with us. Let’s not forget the most basic tenet…habius corpus…

      • Greyson says:

        Penny, your situation is NOT THE SAME THING!!!!!

        You were 21, your guy was 29. That was an 8 year age difference and you were already LEGAL.

        Paul’s girl turned 21 five years into their relationship. He was more than twice her age when they met! In what realm is a college student dating a man in his late 20s comparable to a high school schooler dating a man in his THIRTIES??

        You’re completely bias and missing the forest for the trees with your “don’t judge” attitude because YOU yourself do not want others to judge you. If an 8 year difference caused concern for you, how do you think a 17 year gap in age would have been received by your parents and friends?

        Also this:
        “Sex with 2 people in a complex situation can be the best – what with the whole forbidden fruit aspects and all.”

        Your whole post is about trying to justify how your relationship was so deep and more than sex, but it’s clear your lust for him was a big motivator. Maybe you’re in denial, but you give this guy brownie points for paying for dates and being established in ways peers your age had not yet the chance to do. Icky that you were both exploiting each other so transparently (you – status, receiving fruits of his higher income, his more worldly experience; him – admiration from someone still starting out, your youth, having the upperhand in the relationship), but hey, you both got what you wanted.

      • Original N says:

        LAK, I may not have typed enough because I was on my phone in my ‘original rebuttal.’ For many of us, the device determines how much we type so perhaps my brevity caused me to be unclear which is why I attempted to elaborate in my response to you only to face an accusation of backtracking. However, what I had entered into the ( ) was where I was going with my argument. Obviously, that was not as clear as it should have been, but there really was/is no need to call into question my education just because you do not agree with what I have said. Means (averages) being what they are, my point was that exceptions to the rule do occur and what we have defined as an “adolescent” or “adult” from an emotional development standpoint has changed & continues to change. The chronological threshold between adolescence and adulthood is arbitrarily set; defining adolescence based purely on chronological age is impractical. For example, when I was in undergrad, the definition of adolescence was altered to end at approximately age 19. Thereby, the posting pertaining to the swimmer that was 19 & dating the 39 year old is equally as questionable as a 33 year old dating a 16 year old. The ‘scientific facts’ you cited (more aptly referred to as conclusions based upon the knowledge we currently have) concerning emotional development are based upon the average human being … there are always outliers. Furthermore, there are situations in law where we consider minors to be adults, non? If those individuals were not emotionally developed enough to be responsible for their actions, how could we try them as adults? It doesn’t happen often, and with good reason, but it does occur. I have become accustomed to your comments being always based upon fact and rarely, if ever, involving a personal attack; this last comment of yours was disappointing.

      • MisJes says:

        My stance is that despite his questionable relationship, Paul Walker was still a human being – and by all accounts, a decent, kind and giving human being. He deserves to be mourned, just like everyone else. Yes, even if he had an unusually young girlfriend. All of the goodness in Paul and the life he led should not be erased by his relationship choices.

        I am quite sickened by some of you here. You don’t agree with his relationship? Fine. You don’t want to celebrate him? That’s okay. But at least have some damn respect for a young man, taken from his loved ones too soon.

      • JALorden says:

        A comment from below-
        “I just read this article written by his long-time manager and good friend, with Paul since starting out in the business. If I didn’t admire him before, I sure do now. What a beautiful human being, unlike so many fame hungry, egotisitcal, celebrities. I had no idea he had bought a farm. The way his family came first if they needed him or were sick over taking a role, driving his manager crazy sometimes. How uncomfortable he was with fame and not really wanting to be a lead actor. He said he was just coming into his own at 40 in some leads and was proud of the movie he had just done coming out in two weeks and a few he had lined up.

        But it was a very moving article written in honor of his client but more importantly his friend. I was floored when he said Paul was off doing a smaller budget movie in Prague and told his manager he was giving up his salary so they could get the movie made and hire another actor they wanted for a part. The manager was incredulous and not happy and came in and worked a deal where Paul only gave part of his salary back to help. He asked Paul later why he as the lead actor would have given up his whole salary with no backend percentage either, working for free, and he said, “I want what’s best for the movie.”

        Everything about his personality has seemed kind, giving, and thoughtful. Knowing all of the things that we know, still believing he mistreated his girlfriend of seven years is just… How do you still think that? She was sixteen- a legal age many places- and I very highly doubt he ever had anything but good intentions concerning her. He remained with her. He loved her. Was it likely a difficult situation? Yes. But I don’t believe he was wrong, and apparently neither do her parents. People here need to understand situations better instead of the beliefs within their box.

    • GiGi says:

      I agree – some things just do not need to be known. And especially don’t need to be shared on a gossip site. TMZ is ok for some things, but the way they handle celeb deaths is gross. They completely fetishize and sensationalize every detail. Other sites do a great job of reporting on the story of his death, but keeping it together. I’m pretty sure TMZ would publish autopsy photos if they could get their hands on them. Blech.

      • Penny says:

        Greyson thank you for your very eloquent appraisal on my story. You definitely hit the nail on some aspects of my relationship with my bf. While you can judge me and I can defend myself, Paul can’t do the same. I have a serious problem with that!

        So If you opened your mind a bit maybe you could consider that most relationships are just that: two people being brought together for symbiotic reasons. You can make it sordid by saying “using” or “exploiting” each other but all relationships are transactional on some level.

        Are you telling me 16 yr old girls are incapable of lusting after men almost twice their age, especially if said man looks good for their age and said girl looks and is mature for hers? Are you honestly saying that lust in general plays a minuscule part of romantic/sexual relationships? Ever heard of the concept of “type”?. It’s basis stems on physical attraction, on “looks”.

        Of course the litmus test on how well you are matched or connected goes beyond the physical – which is likely to be the case in Paul and Jasmine’s relationship – there was something beyond the physical bringing them together but at the onset two people got together b/c they lusted after one another. You may not like it and it may disgust you, but 2 people engaged in a consensual relationship for the same reason(s) as the rest of the world.

    • eliza says:

      Do not get me started on the ignorant animals on the staff at TMZ and posting there. I was ashamed to have read the little that I did.

      • Oceansoul89 says:

        People are already posting photos of their burned bodies all over the internet. It’s shameful and the comment are worse.

      • Samtha says:

        @Oceansoul89, what?? There was a fake photo going around Twitter, and that was bad enough. I can’t believe people would do this.

        Then again, a few years ago, a picture of a girl who’d gotten killed in a car wreck was leaked online, and people were actually EMAILING IT TO HER FAMILY to the point where they disconnected completely. So it shouldn’t really surprise me, I guess.

      • Oceansoul89 says:

        Yeah. I don’t think the one I saw was fake. It was horrifying. I won’t even describe it.

        Are you talking about “Porshe Girl”?

      • littlestar says:

        WTF is wrong with people! How could anyone want to take pictures of that and then post it on the internet? This sickens and angers me.

      • Oceansoul89 says:

        In the case of “Porshe Girl” It was a police officer that took the photos for the investigation and leaked them. I think it’s fairly common for that to happen. I know in the small backwards area I live it happens quite a bit.

      • Anon says:

        Porsche Girl is horrifying. I came across the photos a couple of years ago after being linked to an article about the story. Still can’t get the photos out of my mind. What is the fascination with uploading such gruesome pictures?! How do they so easily forget that these death pictures feature real people, with families and friends who are struggling with their loss.

        And on Paul’s death: the only celebrity death that has made me cry. I was a backseat passenger in a nasty car accident 6 years ago. We also spun out of control and hit 2 large tree stumps (which had just been cut down 2 days earlier and actually saved our lives). I broke my femur in 2 places and was trapped in the back seat. The scariest part was the smoke and the smell of gas, we all thought we were going to burn up. I only hope that everything happened so quickly for Paul and Roger that they didn’t have much time to feel that kind of fear, because it was even worse than the pain for me. :(

      • Samtha says:

        Yep–”Porsche Girl.” Such a sad and disturbing incident. How can people be so cruel? Some people lose all perspective and humanity while on the internet.

        I really hope, for Paul’s and Rodas’ sakes that these pictures are fake and that their family and friends never see them.

      • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

        There are whole websites devoted to post mortem photos ( and other websites). There are even videos of people who recorded their own deaths and prison video camera footage of prisoners committing suicide. I came across an autopsy of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby researching a question posed to me during an interview, about “coffin birth.” A lot of people have a morbid fascination with traumatic death. I did an interview with The Guardian and I got over 500 questions, about 1/3 of them were asking about post mortem erections, necrophilia and other taboo topics.

    • Baskingshark says:

      Even by the ever-lower standards of the internet, TMZ is unbelievably beyond disgusting. Not only were they the first to intrude on Tyrese’s grief by running cellphone-camera footage of him in tears at the crash site, they also ran KFC ads before, during and after the video.

      Also, I would add that I saw one of the alleged photos of the bodies yesterday and do not believe it shows the bodies, but rather shows the car after the bodies were removed as nothing in it is clear at all.

  6. brin says:

    Thank you for not going the salacious and gruesome route. He was a truly remarkable human being who will be missed. Prayers to his loved ones.

  7. Seapharris7 says:

    I’m really saddened by his death, he was my birthday buddy & a wonderful human being.

    I know the studio will just lose their minds over possible lost profit, but why not make a *special edition* F6 released DVD with bonus footage of what they do have of F7? Instead charging $20 a DVD, charge $40 & have a portion of it go to Paul’s charity?

    • mom2two says:

      You know, that is a great idea. Especially since part 7 is in limbo and it could be possible that the material he filmed might not make it into the final cut of 7 (should it be made).

      I really respect how he did charity work without seeking the press for it. A part of me wishes he did though, because on that fact alone, I would have made an effort to see everything that he was in. I feel for his family, friends and anyone who loved him. The same for the driver of the car. Just a very sad accident all around.

      I can’t watch the video. I am sure it is very heartfelt.

    • Migdalia says:

      While it is a great idea it’s too late to delay the DVD release, and the footage for FF7 that is shot is very raw. Not edited in any way. You have to sound sync, color correct, and find the best takes, etc. plus it hasn’t been decided whether universal is starting from scratch yet so why potentially spoil the movie.

    • lucy2 says:

      I actually did hear a commercial the other day that said a portion of the proceeds from each DVD sale of whatever one is about to be released will go to his charity.

      • Seapharris7 says:

        That’s what I saw too Lucy, where I got the idea. I’m not sure how much they are charging for the FF6 currently, but I would imagine Paul’s fans would be willing to pay more than normal price if they knew it was for charity. And perhaps they only need to edit a few “bonus scenes” as opposed to trying to make any real storyline like they were going to do. Obviously the fans would understand Paul died & wouldn’t expect a full blown movie, but just like “limited edition” DVDs for movies people already own, they will buy the new one for the extra footage. I think it could work & help recoup some of the movie’s cost. I’m not saying delay FF6, they can’t – but maybe in a year or two release the “special edition”. Did that make sense?

  8. Jayna says:

    I read that Daily Mail article yesterday on his humanitarian work. I didn’t realize how extensive it was and that he funded his own charity, which was hefty, and never publicized all of his good works and didn’t want to. He must be the only star in celebrityland that has done it this way. He had a huge heart and was really coming into his own at 40 wanting to contribute to this world. He became an emergency medical technician and would attend to the sick in places like Haiti and the Philippines and Brazil. He was truly a humble person, not using what he was doing to boost his profile in Hollywood, as many of these stars do for photo-ops. Many times publicity is needed to bring attention to the cause, but far too often I see what to me feels like a photo-op and the star did something a few days and that’s it. This guy was securing doctors and nurses and equipment, making the calls himself, everybody on a volunteer basis to help out. No big position for a friend or relative to make 100,000 a year running their charity like these stars do and then you see their charity has barely done anything except donate some money and throw lavish parties as write-offs to get some donations.

    I have to say by the time I finished reading the article and all that he accomplished and all that he did actually out volunteering himself at these places, truly caring about his fellow man, I had tears in my eyes. This guy was spending millions and millions of his own money to do good things and make sure it was used to bring in the right medical equipment, supplies, medical volunteers, etc., to make a difference immediately with what the area needed, like the Philippines, the only medical help they had in the beginning in one area was from Paul, and Kim Kardashian sells used clothing on eBay for the Philippines and only donates ten percent of the proceeds. And yet Kimtrashian is on sites daily, What is wrong with this picture?

  9. southernbell317 says:

    I just wanted to say THANK YOU for not reporting on and showing all the horrible photo’s and video’s out there… this is one of few sites showing respect for this daughter, family, and friends… I can’t believe some sites would post some of the things they have… it’s disgusting… his poor family doesn’t need to know certain things and should NEVER have to

  10. eliza says:

    Truly a good man. Nothing left to say.

  11. Violeta says:

    … Still in legit shock over his unexpected death.

  12. Talie says:

    It’s been interesting to read how unassuming he was — I love hearing about actors aren’t total tools and value more than fame and fortune.

    As for the movie, I do think there will be a morbid curiosity to see Paul in his last Fast and Furious performance, but they certainly can’t have him die in the film. It’s touchy, for sure.

    • V4Real says:

      Hopefully they handle it in the same fashion Brandon Lee’s death was handled. He died during the filming of The Crow but he didn’t die in the movie. I think when Oliver Reed died during the filming of Gladiator they used a standin. During editing they just cropped Oliver’s head on the standin’s body.

      • mom2two says:

        What helped the Crow is that when Brandon died (RIP Brandon) the movie was close to finished, I believe they used his stunt double to finish the few scenes he had left.

        I don’t envy the folks behind F&F7, they have to figure out if anything can be salvaged out of his performance so far (as what’s there might not all make sense) and how to sensitively handle the movie and explaining his character’s absence.

      • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

        Technically, Lee’s character did die in the film. Eric Draven (Lee’s character) was brought back from the dead to avenge the murder of his fiancé.

      • V4Real says:

        @Mortician Yes you’re right Lee does die in the film because that was part of the original script. I guess I should have said, they didn’t kill him off in the movie because he died in reality.

        @Mom2two, you’re right in saying that The Crow was close to finish being filmed. I also heard various reports that Fast 7 was pretty close to done and they just needed to shoot some critical parts of the film. I really don’t know how this is going to play out, the ending could have been completed. We know that movies film out of sequence; sometimes they film the ending before they film the beginning or the middle.

        Here’s a little triva about Aaliyah. She died soon after she finished filming Queen of The Damned but when they needed to do some voice work they actually called in her brother and used his voice. The movie makers have many tricks for completing films when unexpected occurences such as these happens.

      • MorticiansDoItDeader says:

        I believe he died shooting his death scene. For some reason they were dumping the powder from the live rounds and one wasn’t effectively handled (if at all). It really would be akin to having Walker’s character die in a fiery wreck in F&F 7.

      • V4Real says:

        “It really would be akin to having Walker’s character die in a fiery wreck in F&F 7. ”

        I’m praying they don’t do that with Walker. Lee died on set shooting that scene; Walkers death has nothing to do with his role in his movie.

  13. Neffie says:

    Thanks for being decent and not reporting on every salacious thing, some sites are highly offensive, i read some piece on fishwrapper that infuriated me. Good on you guys for keeping it classy.

    • Celebitchy says:

      I hadn’t seen that yet. There’s actually a site that is showing a photo of the wreckage immediately afterwards and they’re highlighting what they claim is someone’s remains. It’s a major UK site and they claim it’s an exclusive. Which is disgusting, despicable, disrespectful, and so many other things.

      • V4Real says:

        I have no interest in seeing those pics but some people are saying they are fake. Fake or not they should have the decency to take them down and stop exploiting these men deaths.

      • Brigittte says:

        I have seen the picture of the car immediately following the accident and it is indeed the remains before they were covered. The picture I saw is unfortunately the real deal. The people investigating the crash site confirmed that the car was going at least 90MPH. I won’t go into any detail on the picture because it might not be easy to read, let alone see. I looked at this picture with trepidation, and my stomach was queasy after seeing it. It is what you would expect to see when looking at burned bodies, no more or less. For me, looking at a picture like this makes the deaths real, the tragedy and the suddenness of it. It makes me want to be very careful, that life is fragile. I don’t see anything ghoulish about looking at the picture for these reasons. I expect to be called out for looking however.

  14. Stephanie says:

    Blessings on Paul for all the good he did. He will be sorely missed.

  15. jess says:

    I dont know why but he is the first celebrity death that has affected me. I wasnt really à fan of his. Everything thats coming out about the accident and with the results from the cause if death are just heartbreaking. Then watching his dad sharing memories of his son and going from laughing to crying is just hard to watch. I think its sick that paps are taking pictures of his daughter, even more sick that sites are posting them.

  16. goldie says:

    it is so tragic and heartbreaking that for someone who was so humble and dedicated to helping those in need, Paul Walker died in such a violent and traumatic manner. And that is what’s sad – he was peaceful, private and a humanitarian to the end, so beautiful to look at. But his fate was such that not even his family will be able to see his face as he is laid to rest. What type of karma must he have generated in his past life to have ended like this?

    • Jayna says:

      He said this in GQ.

      “It’s so funny, my daughter now lives with me full time and my original plan was to work up until I was 40 then reassess my life, even go in a completely different direction with things,” Walker had told GQ in an August 2013 interview. “I thought at this point in my life I would need to be home with her (15-year-old Meadow Rain Walker), but she wants me to keep acting so she can travel around the world with me. Would that be so bad?

      “Thing is, I went to a born-again Christian high school, was brought up in a traditional Mormon family where these ideas about parenting are of structure and sacrifice. To think outside of that idea of family and parenting that I’ve grown up with is tough, but also very freeing.”

      He was so excited to have this time with his daughter before she left home. It’s so sad that time got cut short but at least they had a couple of years where she lived full-time with him and they really got to bond with him as the full-time parent.

      • goldie says:

        I think what also makes his death really hard for fans to accept, is that we grew up watching Paul Walker do his crazy movies like a rite of teen passage. Like he was your friend, going through those same aging phases- Meet the Deedles, Pleasantville, Varsity Blues, Into the Blue, Takers, F&F, the Nat Geo doccies. This guy was a positively fun part of my movie going life. Lots of great movies from him, lots of fun memories for me watchin those movies

  17. Moiselle says:

    Such a sweet tribute. Starting my day with tears streaming down my face. What a beautiful smile and man. Inside and out.

  18. Denise says:

    Well, my eyeballs needed a good washing anyway.

  19. Reece says:

    Very cool interview with Paul. It shows his amazing spirit. He seems sooo down to earth, funny, and charming.

  20. lylaooo says:

    i´m really sad, i still can´t believe this happend to him and his friend !! and you see his photos and can´t believe his gone…some many things left to do, i hope he and his friend are in peace. they die in a horrible way, but they were doing what they loved. this is how a person become a leyend (not that he wanted) but when people like us lost a person like him they become leyends or idols. it´s sad reallyy really sad..

  21. Sam H x says:

    The video was a fitting, simple and beautiful tribute to him, I feel really upset after watching that. I can’t believe he’s really gone. I’m glad you’ve chose not to cover some of the tasteless stuff in the media and not exploit the grief of their families. Instead focus on the good work he did as that will bring no doubt some small comfort to their families. It’s nice to hear good things about Roger too. I like the idea of rebooting the whole film and use the footage he filmed as an extra on a future DVD release instead. It’s disturbing to hear photos of their bodies are making the rounds on the internet and heard about the fakes some heartless idiots doctored, uploading them on twitter too. I hope his team can get them removed quickly. God, help both of these families in this difficult time whilst they grieve for their loved ones that they have lost.

  22. Caz says:

    FastFive was on tv last night. My daughter and I cried and found it difficult to watch, knowing that Paul is gone. It’s not the same as losing someone you love or a close friend or colleague, it’s still just so sad. He seemed like such a nice person.

  23. johnny says:

    I just witnessed the accident scene. As a person with a law enforcement background, cardiology and law I will state the scene was worse than I expected. I only hope that he was unconscious before the “thermal” tragedies began. The driver was obviously killed instantly. Toxicology reports will be released in 6 to 8 weeks.

    From my knowledge, he was a loving a caring father and a humanitarian.

    I have been researching the cause of the mechanical malfunction. At this point, I can assure you that with because the driver and passenger were both wealthy individuals (and appropriately insured) , families of the parties involved will be looked after financially.

    As his representative said, in the most beautiful words imaginable; “the earth lost an angel and heaven gained one.”

    • Jayna says:

      I just read this article written by his long-time manager and good friend, with Paul since starting out in the business. If I didn’t admire him before, I sure do now. What a beautiful human being, unlike so many fame hungry, egotisitcal, celebrities. I had no idea he had bought a farm. The way his family came first if they needed him or were sick over taking a role, driving his manager crazy sometimes. How uncomfortable he was with fame and not really wanting to be a lead actor. He said he was just coming into his own at 40 in some leads and was proud of the movie he had just done coming out in two weeks and a few he had lined up.

      But it was a very moving article written in honor of his client but more importantly his friend. I was floored when he said Paul was off doing a smaller budget movie in Prague and told his manager he was giving up his salary so they could get the movie made and hire another actor they wanted for a part. The manager was incredulous and not happy and came in and worked a deal where Paul only gave part of his salary back to help. He asked Paul later why he as the lead actor would have given up his whole salary with no backend percentage either, working for free, and he said, “I want what’s best for the movie.”