I want them to just watch the movie and enjoy the film and be caught up in the. Fast and furious 7 critical paul walker scenes were days. How would furious 7 have ended if paul walker hadnt died. Paul walker cgi fast and furious 7 vfx breakdown by weta. And make no mistake, what they did is visually damn near seamless. Cnns dan simon takes a look at how furious 7 filmmakers finished filming paul walker s scenes following his death. Cnns dan simon takes a look at how furious 7 filmmakers finished filming paul walkers scenes following his death. Producer neal moritz said that in the immediate aftermath of walker s death, they were so lost that they thought they would have to cancel the movie walker s death came as a shock to everyone. Paul walkers brothers say filming furious 7 helped them. Wiz khalifas furious 7 song see you again is youtubes most watched video the filming of furious 7 was struck by disaster when paul walker, who played the role of one of the lead. Mar 29, 2017 vin diesel paid tribute to paul walker at the universal pictures cinemacon presentation wednesday when talking about the fate of the furious, the first film of the franchise to not to. Walkers final performance as brian oconner was cobbled together from existing footage of the actor. With the help of cgi and pauls brothers cody and caleb walker they were able.
Here are three paul walker furious 7 scenes that proved. Nov 02, 2014 the fast and furious 7 trailer starring the late paul walker has been released, which sees the actor in the role of brian oconnor for the final time. What was the original furious 7 ending like before paul walker. It wasnt enough that director james wan had to mourn the death of one of his film s biggest stars halfway through filming he also had to find the strength to finish the movie and then figure out how to do it. Dec 01, 20 the new fast and furious movie was scheduled to shoot key scenes with paul walker this week and on the heels of his death, several members of the cast and crew say they wont be returning to. How universal scrambled to complete furious 7 after paul. Dec 03, 20 the death of paul walker, 40, would have presented substantial challenges for universal under the best of circumstances. Director james wan faced a lot of challenges finishing furious 7 after paul walker died in an unrelated car accident, but sticking his films ending was, perhaps, the. Heres how furious 7 completed unfinished paul walker scenes al. The live action is shot, and the team unearths similar unused footage of paul walkers face, which is relit and composited.
It wasnt the fast paced action that required the hardest work. Paul walkers brother cody walker asked to step in to film. The remaining scenes of the movie were completed with body doubles and using cgi. How was paul walker in fast and furious 7 when he had. When furious 7 was released back in april, wan told slashfilm that he.
Apr 06, 2015 cnns dan simon takes a look at how furious 7 filmmakers finished filming paul walker s scenes following his death. Apr 03, 2015 the fast and the furious movies generally have straightforward narratives, but a reallife tragedy added an unexpected plot twist to the latest installment, furious 7. He became well known in 1999 after his role in the hit film varsity blues. How did the fast and furious 7 producers complete the movie. The cast and crew of furious 7 were thrown a pretty serious curveball when paul walker died in a car wreck while the sequel was still in production. The daunting task of making furious 7 without paul walker. Apr 01, 2015 yet, filmmakers had to figure out how to make number 7 without one of their biggest stars. The below post discusses several plot points in the film furious 7, particularly with regard to the arc of paul walkers brian oconner character.
How fast and furious 7 brought back paul walker to life with vfx. Cody and caleb walker maybe in fast and furious 8 official hd trailer 2017 have stepped in to film the. Paul walkers exit is orchestrated in a graceful and poetic way 12a james wan, 140 mins starring. It wasnt enough that director james wan had to mourn the death of one of his films biggest stars halfway through filming he also had to find the strength to finish the movie and then figure out how to do it. After paul walker died during the filming of furious 7, director james wan. How furious 7 brought the late paul walker back to life. In 20, with the film only half shot, paul walker died in a horrific car crash. The following scenes were filmed by pauls brothers caleb and cody. Dec 11, 2015 in the predigital era, paul walkers death on nov. What scenes in furious 7 were filmed with caleb and cody standing.
Paul william walker iv september 12, 1973 november 30, 20 was an american actor. After paul walker died during the filming of furious 7, director james wan faced the difficult task of giving walker s character, brian oconner, a proper sendoff from the franchise. The star had filmed about half of the movie before his tragic passing away in. Paul walker played brian oconnor in five out of the first six installments of the mega popular the fast and the furious movie series franchise. Vin diesel and fast and furious 7 stars admit film is. Finally, an answer to how much of paul walkers performance. He portrayed the character brian oconner in the fast and the furious franchise. When paul walker died, who replaced him for filming the rest of furious 7. Cody and caleb shot the scenes, and weta replaced their faces by cg. It wasnt the fastpaced action that required the hardest work, the weta artists said.
Frozen ii is an improvement over the first film in just about every way. It wasnt the fastpaced action that required the hardest work. Aug 12, 2014 paul walkers dad on other sons stepping in for fast and furious 7. You see, he had to show off by street racing an expensive sports car, lost control of the car which could happen while street racing and collided. For several weeks producers didnt know what to do with his character brian o. May 17, 2014 filming the fast and the furious 7 without paul walker the biggest problem with trying to film the fast and the furious 7 is that paul walker died with barely half of his scripted scenes filmed. Furious 7 provides a fitting bigscreen farewell for actor paul walker, but until the film stormed south by southwest last night with a surprise midnight screening, questions still persisted about. How did furious 7 film paul walkers scenes youtube. On november 30th paul was killed in a car crash, alongside his friend and business partner roger rodas, after returning from a charity event. Primarily the body doubles were his two younger brothers caleb walker and cody walker.
What was the original furious 7 ending like before paul. Paul walker s exit is orchestrated in a graceful and poetic way 12a james wan, 140 mins starring. Jun 03, 2014 filming the fast and the furious 7 without paul walker the 2015 summer action movie the fast and the furious 7 faced a huge problem. Furious 7 is a 2015 american action thriller film directed by james wan and written by chris morgan. That furious 7 ending and paul walkers last ride spoilers.286 1186 576 446 1405 146 1032 1271 875 150 610 832 1201 1532 282 711 649 430 710 459 910 1030 719 204 96 1499 1196 17 288 138 1012 188 860