‘Furious 7’ Trailer: First Look at Paul Walker’s Final Role [Video]

The world debut of ‘Furious 7’ trailer happened on Saturday featuring the last acting with Paul Walker before his tragic death in almost a year ago.

The first trailer for the highly anticipated “Furious 7” has been released, starring the late Paul Walker, Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson.

The “Fast & Furious” Facebook page has been promoting the release of the trailer for the past week, alongside with cast interviews and throwback to past movies featuring Walker, Vin Diesel and Tyrese Gibson.

During the trailer’s premiere in a live event held in southern California and live-streamed online, Vin Diesel stars paid tribute to late co-star Paul Walker, who passed away in a car crash one year ago. The actor died while shooting was underway, and his brothers Caleb and Cody stood in for him so filming could be completed.

“It was unanimous across the board that the most important thing was to honor my brother Paul and his legacy,” Diesel said.

“When you think of family, you think of ‘Fast & Furious,’ he added later. “We lost such a special person, a special angel … and (Walker) allowed for us to have a multicultural brotherhood and family.”

The trailer casts light on what viewers are to expect in the next franchise installment, filled with adrenaline-pumping stunts and a huge cast of action stars. It also features the final on-screen appearance of Paul Walker, who tragically died in a car crash in Los Angeles on November 30, 2013.

His “Fast and Furious” co-star Diesel posted on Instagram right after the accident, remembering Walker: “Brother I will miss you very much. I am absolutely speechless. Heaven has gained a new Angel. Rest in Peace.”

The scripts of the movie saw some changes by writer Chris Morgan, who provided a suitable send-off for Walker’s character, Brian O’Conner. Paul’s brothers, Cody and Caleb, came to help to fill in any plot holes.

“It was cool that his brothers wanted to help,” Diesel told Entertainment Tonight about Walker’s siblings in a previous interview while promoting “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

“It was validating in a way that his family cared so much about this saga and the completion of Paul’s last work,” he continued. “But it didn’t make the process any easier because there’s only one Paul Walker.”

James Wan takes over directorial duties from Justin Lin, who directed the previous four films of the series. The blaring sound systems and drifting cars of the trailer suggest that it will continue in much the same vein as its predecessor, “Fast & Furious 6.”

Last week the movie was renamed from “Fast and Furious 7” and got a new poster, which boasts featuring the movie’s main characters. This time the plot is focused on “Ian Shaw [seeking] revenge against Dominic Toretto and his crew for the death of his brother.”

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