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Fast & Furious 7 Director Confirms Cast Will Finish Filming Following Paul Walker's Death

James Wan has spoken out to say that the cast and crew are dealing with Walker's tragic death


Fast & Furious 7 director James Wan has insisted that cast and crew will finish filming the movie, following Paul Walker's tragic death last weekend.

Earlier this week, Universal confirmed that they would be shutting down production indefinitely following Walker's death, but they have now asked TMZ to issue an update, with Wan saying of everybody involved in the movie: “They’re pretty sad and very somber. But… we’re all dealing with it.”

The director then announced that the movie will still be made, eventually.

Paul Walker tragically died last weekend (WENN)

Meanwhile, the actor's family are in the middle of planning an emotional final goodbye to Paul, with funeral plans thought to be underway now the autopsy has been completed.

Hollywoodlife.com report that Walker's family are hoping to bring all of his friends and colleagues together for the funeral: "They have not decided when the funeral will take place, it is still a work in progress," said a source.

"They want to make sure that everyone who wants to mourn will be together and all schedules match. They hopefully will have more of an idea next week," the source added.

It's thought the family are now free to make arrangements following the autopsy results which came earlier this week.

CNN reported that they determine that driver Rodas died of multiple traumatic injuries.

Walker meanwhile died of the combined effects of traumatic and thermal injuries, the Los Angeles county coroner's office state. The deaths were ruled to be accidental while toxicology results are pending, and could take several weeks.

 
 

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