Fast and Furious 8: Vin Diesel “Paul Walker would have been proud”
Fast and Furious 8, in theaters on April 12, will be the first film of the saga without Paul Walker in the credits. But according to Vin Diesel, he would have been very proud of it.
It’s November 30, 2013 that the actor Paul Walker was the death in a car accident. A death that marked the world, and especially his fellow Fast and Furious , which had become a real family for him, just as in the saga. In 2015, he returned to life in Furious 7 through computer generated images and the help of his brothers, Caleb and Cody Walker, to finish scenes that the actor had not had time To play. And a magnificent end had been reserved for him. Fast and Furious 8 , in theaters on April 12, will be the first film in the saga not to rely Paul Walker in the credits. But if his absence will certainly feel, Vin Diesel promises us that the actor would have been proud of the film. “I promised you that we would do something you would be proud of and I pray that this is the case … I miss you. Family over everything! ” Said Vin Diesel in tribute.
And if everything has not been easy, it is thanks to Paul Walker that Vin Diesel has found the strength to continue this franchise. “The arduous path to lead to production, the challenge of turning this last chapter to date. The record of the trailer, the world shocked by what this dark path involved … Pablo, you gave me strength. A purpose, a goal to accomplish ” , told the actor. And, indeed, in view of the first trailer, the franchise seems to take a much darker path. The fact that Dominic Toretto betrays his family, already. Even if he could do that for precisely protect, Vin Diesel we still tease her character would be “very, very dark” and that he would surely shock us. Finally, according to Michelle Rodriguez, Cipher, the character of Charlize Theron, may well be the most powerful villain of the franchise . That does not augur well. But that promises a new breath to the frankness. The death of Paul Walker will not have been in vain.