After Paul Walker's death, Fast and Furious 7 to film in Abu Dhabi

  • AP, Abu Dhabi
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  • Updated: Mar 13, 2014 14:56 IST

Paul Walker, one of the stars of the popular Fast and Furious fast-car action movies, died in a car crash on Saturday. A file photo of Paul Walker presenting a creation from Colcci's 2013/2014 summer collection during Sao Paulo Fashion Week. (Reuters photo)

Vin Diesel and other members of the Fast & Furious 7 cast are heading to the Mideast city of Abu Dhabi after months of uncertainty about the fate of the movie.

Abu Dhabi's government-backed twofour54 media hub said in a statement on Wednesday that the film's shooting will take place in the city in April.

Filming of Fast & Furious 7 was put on hold in December following the death of its star Paul Walker in a car crash.

A crew filmed some helicopter shots, stunt footage and other scenes in Abu Dhabi in November. Cast members including Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and Chris "Ludacris" Bridges are expected to arrive when filming resumes next month.

Walker, appeared in all but one of the six movies in the popular franchise, and was a leading protagonist along with Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez.


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