Fast & Furious 7 Cast News: Vin Diesel Mixed Motions Over Final Paul Walker Scenes
The final scenes for the Fast and Furious 7 movie have had the cast all dealing mixed emotions. Cast star Vin Diesel has ben opened about being depressed over finishing Paul Walker's scenes visual effects to finish the movie.
Diesel and the rest of the cast have been having difficult time handling emotional set and are still feeling pain over Paul loss. The team has been working with doubles and using facial-replacement technology for the remainder of Walker's scenes. Walker's two brothers, Caleb and Cody, have been added to the Fast family as stand-ins for Walker to complete remaining action scenes.
"Vin spent a whole day in his trailer one day," said one insider to The Hollywood Reporter. "The next day, they waited four hours for him. He called a meeting [May 28] of studio execs to his trailer for two-and-a-half hours to say, 'What the f*** am I doing here?'"
Diesel went to Facebook on June 17 to write this post:
"There wasn't a scene in the saga he didn't want to discuss, improve... even with just a changing of a line or adding a specific nuance to enrich a moment," Diesel wrote. "Those work ethics and drive to be both truthful, and in his own way, evolve the decade spanning character is what made his character as iconic as it has become."
"He always knew I would fight for him... whether it was to protect his deal or to protect his integrity... and he knew that if it made for a better film, I was going to do whatever it took," Diesel said. "With our new ambitious vfx team, the whole cast and crew has had to adjust to this awkward and uncomfortable process of pixels over people. Aside from the obvious strains it places on the director, the challenge is not to allow it to compromise what makes the character so special."
Walker died on Nov. 30 in Santa Clarita, Southern California in a tragic car accident while the cast and crew were on a hiatus period. His shocking death has sent shockwaves through Hollywood. He was 40 years old.
Fast and Furious 7 is scheduled to hit theaters on April 10, 2015.
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