Fast & Furious 7 Wraps, Dangerous Final Scene Canceled in Light of Paul Walker Crash

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A posting on the Fast & Furious franchise’s Facebook page confirms that filming on the seventh movie has wrapped up. Completion of Fast & Furious 7 was delayed late last year when lead actor Paul Walker died in a crash unrelated to the film; his brothers later stepped in to help complete filming of the movie.

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While we wait for the movie to officially open, TMZ reports an interesting bit of news relating to the completion of filming. There apparently was to be a dramatic drag-racing scene late in the movie, but Universal Pictures studio executives scrapped the idea in light of Paul Walker’s death. According to TMZ, they didn’t want anyone to get hurt—or killed—and cast an even darker shadow over the movie. (There’s also a rumbling that the scene was canceled because of an inability to get proper insurance. Either way, it didn’t happen.) Fast & Furious 7 will be released April 3, 2015.

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