What we all expected would happen, has now officially happened. After a series of meetings since Paul Walker died in a car crash on Saturday night, Universal Pictures has decided to put 'Fast and Furious 7' - which was in the middle of filming - on hold indefinitely, while they decide on how to proceed.
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As we reported this past weekend, 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker died tragically at the age of 40 after a terrible car crash. While his family and friends, including his 'F&F' brethren, continue to mourn his passing, the once fast-tracked 'Fast and Furious 7' had been delayed. Though Universal seemed keen on continuing on with production, new reports claim the studio might scrap the project all together and start anew.
As movie fans worldwide continue to try and cope with the tragic lost of actor Paul Walker, executives at Universal Pictures returned to work over the Thanksgiving weekend to try and figure out how exactly they should move forward with 'Fast and Furious 7,' the latest installment in the massively successful franchise that hasn't finished shooting yet. The film was on hiatus for the holiday, but was expected to resume filming today in Atlanta, with additional filming still to take place in Abu Dhabi.
There is no obvious answer on how the film should deal with Walker's death, but there are three main options.
As reported yesterday, 'Fast and Furious' star Paul Walker died tragically in a car crash in California at the age of 40. Walker and his co-stars were taking a Thanksgiving break from filming 'Fast and Furious 7,' which was scheduled to resume shooting next week -- but with the star's life cut short, Universal, director James Wan, and the rest of the team behind the upcoming film face an unfortunate question: how will they proceed with production on the sequel? News has broken today that shooting on the film has been delayed, but 'Fast and Furious 7' is still very much happening.
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