Vin Diesel Shares New Fast and Furious 7 Release Date, Final Paul Walker Scene Photo

Entertainment Dec. 23, 2013 AT 8:20AM
Paul Walker and Vin Diesel at the  "Fast & Furious 6" World Premiere Credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images for Universal Pictures

4/10/15 for FF7. Three weeks after the shocking car accident death of Paul Walker, his friend and costar Vin Diesel unveiled the new release date for Fast and Furious 7 via Facebook. Sharing an on-set photo ("the last scene we filmed together"), Diesel wrote to his followers, "There was a unique sense of completion, of pride we shared… in the film we were now completing… the magic captured… and, in just how far we've come . . . "

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The action superstar continued: "Fast and Furious 7 will be released . . .April 10th 2015! P.s. He'd want you to know first . . ."

Walker and his costars had been in the midst of filming the latest installment of the mega-franchise when, following a charity event, he and friend Roger Rodas were killed in a fiery car crash Nov. 30 in Santa Clarita, Calif.

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Production on Fast and Furious 7, originally slated for a July 11, 2014 release, had been put on indefinite hold earlier this month as cast, crew and fans reeled from Walker's untimely passing.

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, Walker will indeed appear in the latest sequel -- using footage shot before he died -- but no other details were available.

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