If you’re a Fast and Furious fan and you opened this article, you probably already know what happens in Fast and Furious X, the latest film in the saga, in relation to Paul Walker.
The actor who plays Brian in most of the films died in 2013 due to a car accident, but despite this, his character continued to appear in the franchise.
Walker is physically gone, but in the Fast and Furious universe it’s his Brian is still alive. So from now on alert: you may find unwanted spoilers.
a new tribute
And the tenth film in the saga did not want to be outdone. louis leterrierthe director of the film, had the approval of Vin Diesel -now starring in his role of “Dom” Toretto- to pay homage once again to Walker.
At the beginning of Fast and Furious X, Toretto and Brian are seen on a mission in Rio de Janeiro about ten years ago.
Unlike what happened, for example, in film number seven (the first without Walker among us) the actor does not appear through CGI (computer effects), but it does so through archival material.
On the idea of ”reviving” Walker in fiction, the protagonists of the saga are divided. Diesel and Leterrier think one way; Tirese Gibsonthe actor who plays Roman, from another.
In a recent conversation with eCartelera, Gibson took issue with the Walker giveaway. It’s not entirely fair to him that his character is still alive in the storyline. Why? We see.
“It’s good to pay tribute and pay homage, but I think the world already knows that our brother is in heaven and when you see him in the movies… I don’t know, there are decisions that don’t match meGibson argued.
“It’s hard, it’s been hard, but we understand there’s a story to tell. I don’t write scripts or run a studio, but it’s hard for me to see how anything is still going with Paul’s presence in the film,” he concluded. .
Diesel, on the other hand, believes that the more of his friend Paul is seen on screen, the better.
Leterrier shares this view: “I think what James Wan did at the end of Fast & Furious 7 was perfect. Brian needs to get back to the franchise exactly as he left it.‘ he said in a recent note.
The beginning of Fast and Furious X isn’t the film’s only homage to its previous protagonist. In the middle of the storyline, another Walker appears as a cameo.
AND lawn, daughter of Paul, who has a very close bond with Diesel. She herself shared a moment of the scene with her followers.
In the story, the 24-year-old plays a flight attendant who helps Jakob (John Cena) and Toretto’s son get out of trouble unscathed.
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