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Death Car Thieves Jailed

August 6th, 2014 6:01pm EDT
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Two men who stole parts from the destroyed car involved in Paul Walker's tragic death have pled no contest and will be sentenced to jail.

On the night of November 30, the date Paul Walker and friend Roger Rodas were killed in a fiery car accident, Anthony Edward Janow, 26 and James Brooks Witty,18, stole a roof panel off the destroyed Porsche Carrera GT while the tow truck carrying the vehicle was stopped at a red light.

According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Janow was facing charges of one felony count of grand theft of personal property and one misdemeanor count...
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Paul Walker's Brother Reportedly Lands Lead Role In 'Fast & Furious 8'

June 4th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Paul Walker's Brother Reportedly Lands Lead Role In 'Fast & Furi
Late actor Paul Walker's younger brother has landed a lead role in "Fast & Furious 8," according to reports.

Cody Walker, 25, and his brother Caleb are currently playing body doubles in the seventh incarnation of the franchise, filling in unfinished scenes that Paul left behind when he was killed in a car crash in November 2013.

According to the Daily Mail, Paul's character Brian O'Conner will be written out of the series, while Cody, a stuntman, will join the cast as a new character.

At the time of Paul's death, approximately half of the shooting for the film had been completed. "Fast &...
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Star Wars Trivia - 20 Fun Star Wars Details You May Not Know. May The Facts Be With You!

May 17th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Star Wars Trivia - 20 Fun Star Wars Details You May Not Know. Ma
Think you know everything there is to know about every "Star Wars" movie? Consider yourself a "Star Wars" aficionado? How could you not know at least some facts about one of the most important film franchises of all time? It's part of our culture, something most kids and adults watched and loved for at least some period of their lives. You may think you know everything about this rich universe, but there's always more to learn.

Have you heard it all? Maybe not! May the facts be with you!

1. Life's Tough When You're A Hutt

One of the most difficult scenes to shoot was the Jabba Palace...
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Driver's Widow In Paul Walker Car Crash Sues Porche

May 13th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Paul Walker
The widow of Roger Rodas, who was driving the Porsche that killed him and actor Paul Walker last year, is suing the car company over claims that a faulty part contributed to the pair's death.

Rodas was driving a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT on Nov. 30, 2013, when he hit a tree. The vehicle burst into flames, and both he and Walker died instantly. Speed was cited as the lone reason for the fatal crash after investigators found no sign of mechanical fault. Rodas was reportedly driving between 81 and 94 mph in a 45-mph zone.

According to TMZ.com, Kristine Rodas filed papers with the L.A. County S...
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Paul Walker's Brother Says Actor's Death 'Still Doesn't Feel Real'

April 25th, 2014 10:00pm EDT
Paul Walker
Actor Paul Walker's younger brother Cody is still reeling from his brother's death, five months after he passed away in a car crash.

Paul was often busy making movies, so his sibling somtimes didn't see him for several months at a time, so his death hasn't fully sunk in.

Cody has also been working on the actor's disaster relief charity Reach Out WorldWide (ROWW) as well as promoting his brother's last complete film, "Brick Mansions."

During an interview with the Associated Press, Cody got a bit emotional when talking about Paul. "Right now, a whole lot of time has not gone by yet (since ...
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16 Hollywood Stars & Their Supercars

April 25th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
16 Hollywood Stars & Their Supercars
Honda. Ford. Chevy. These are all household names. We see them every day driving to work, or while going to grab a cup of coffee on the corner, or from our office window. They don't do anything special to really grab your attention - they just exist to get us from point A to point B. And for most of us, that's just fine.

But for those who can afford it, vehicles offer something else - status. And those vehicles are fast and loud, and they grab -no- command attention wherever they go. Whether it's through sleek, formula 1-like styling, or monstrous engines that roar like lions and move like...
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Paul Walker's Brothers Caleb & Cody To Shoot Actor's Remaining 'Fast & Furious 7' Scenes

April 16th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Paul Walker's Brothers Caleb & Cody To Shoot Actor's Remaining '
Paul Walker's younger siblings, Cody and Caleb, will help complete the actor's final movie, "Fast and Furious 7," according to the film's official Facebook page.

Paul, 40, died in a car crash in November. His brothers will film the remaining scenes featuring the character Brian O'Connor.

Producers explained on Facebook: "The Fast & Furious saga is about family. Our family experienced an unthinkable shock in November. We had to take time to grieve Paul, the brother we love and lost, and to figure out if we should move on with our film.

"We came together and all felt the only choice was to...
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Stars Pay Tribute To Paul Walker & Philip Seymour Hoffman At MTV Movie Awards

April 14th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
Paul Walker
Late actors Paul Walker and Philip Seymour Hoffman were honored by their co-stars at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday night.

"Fast & Furious" stars Jordana Brewster and Vin Diesel paid tribute to Walker, who died in a car crash at age 40 in November. The audience was treated to footage showing Walker's film career and humanitarian efforts.

Brewster said: "I was lucky enough to work with him over the last 15 years and witness the generosity of his heart every day I was with him. He was humble, he thought about others. Whether you knew Paul for five minutes or were a close friend, he made you...
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Paul Walker To Receive Special Tribute At MTV Movie Awards

April 12th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Paul Walker
A special segment of the 2014 MTV Movie Awards will be dedicated to late actor Paul Walker. His "Fast & Furious" co-star Jordana Brewster will lead a special tribute to the star at the Sunday night ceremony.

Walker died on Nov. 30 when the the Porsche Carrera GT his friend Roger Rodas was driving him in crashed in Santa Clarita, Calif. The crash was the result of excessive speed, not mechanical failure, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

MTV president Stephen Friedman discussed his reasoning for spotlight the actor at the annual awards show, "Paul Walker was a role ...
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11 Stars Who Passed Away Mid-Production

April 8th, 2014 5:00pm EDT
11 Stars Who Passed Away Mid-Production
The death of a favorite actor or actress usually brings about feelings of sentiment and regret. Sentiment over the enjoyment of the deceased actors body of work and regret that they will no longer be gracing moviegoers with their talent. But when stars die during the production of a movie, death brings with it an entirely new set of problems. Would and should the picture be released to the public? How to handle the endless questions about a deceased star while keeping your film's integrity intact?

These famous faces tragically did not see their last works to completion. Some never made it ...
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Excessive Speed Blamed For Crash That Killed Paul Walker

March 26th, 2014 9:00pm EDT
Paul Walker
The 2013 car crash that killed actor Paul Walker was a result of excessive speed, not mechanical failure, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The "Fast & Furious" star died on Nov. 30 when the the Porsche Carrera GT his friend Roger Rodas was driving him in crashed in Santa Clarita, Calif. According to TMZ.com, Rodas was driving between 81 and 94 miles per hour when he lost control going around a curve and crashed into a light pole. The posted speed limit at the site was 45 mph.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department conducted an investigation and concluded that excess...
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Paul Walker To Remain In 'Fast & Furious 7' With The Help Of Digital Effects

March 24th, 2014 3:06pm EDT
Paul Walker
Late actor Paul Walker, who died in a tragic car accident back in November, will be kept in the seventh installment of the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise thanks to body doubles and digital effects.

The actor was killed when the Porsche he was riding in with a friend lost control and burst into flames after hitting a tree at a very high rate of speed on November 30, 2013; and at the time roughly half of the shooting for the film had been completed on Fast & Furious 7.

As the cast mourned the loss of a friend and one of the faces of the franchise, producers worked to figure out what to do...
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Sunglasses Worn By Paul Walker At The Time Of His Death Being Auctioned

March 14th, 2014 5:01pm EDT
Paul Walker
The sunglasses that actor Paul Walker was wearing when he was killed in a fiery car crash in November are being auctioned off on website BidAMI.com by some heartless b*stard.

The listing for the glasses includes some of the wreckage from the crash and a fire extinguisher the seller claims was used during efforts to put out the fire that resulted from the accident that killed Walker and driver Roger Rodas.

The seller, who remains anonymous (probably to avoid getting his ass kicked), was "nearby and on scene for information and assistance with officers and reporters," according to the item'...
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'Fast & Furious 7' To Resume Production Later This Month

March 13th, 2014 8:30am EDT
Fast & Furious 6
Filming of Fast & Furious 7 is set to resume later this month, according to execs at Universal Studios.

Production on the film was halted last year following the death of star Paul Walker in late November, and now the cast & crew are ready to move on.

Vin Diesel, who co-starred with Walker in five of the previous six installments of the film franchise, posted some info on his Facebook page on Tuesday.

"The transition into that Dom (Diesel's character) state of mind has always been an interesting one," he writes. "Only this time there is added purpose, a collective goal to make this the b...
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DVD Review: 'Hours'

March 4th, 2014 12:00pm EST
DVD Review: 'Hours'
How far would you go to protect your kids? Such is the premise of the new to DVD flick "Hours" out now from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Protection at any cost gets reviewed below.

Title: "Hours"

Grade: 4

Cast: Paul Walker, Genesis Rodriguez, Kerry Cahill

Director: Eric Heisserer

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 97 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate Home Entertainment

Website: www.lionsgateshop.com

The Flick: What’s saddest about "Hours" is not just that this is one of the late Paul Walker’s last films, but that it’s also his best work to date. Playing a dedicated fathe...
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'Fast & Furious 7' To Resume Filming In April

February 27th, 2014 8:00pm EST
'Fast & Furious 7' To Resume Filming In April
Filming on "Fast & Furious 7" is scheduled to resume in April. Production on the seventh installment of the popular action franchise was halted in November after Paul Walker died in a car crash.

The cast and crew will fly to Atlanta, Ga., on April 1 for six to eight weeks to finish the film, the Hollywood Reporter noted.

Walker died after sustaining multiple fractures, including breaks in his jaw, collarbone, arm, pelvis and several ribs, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office reported last month.

Rather than kill off Walker's character, Brian O'Conner, the script will write him out of ...
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Watch Paul Walker In The Official 'Brick Mansions' Trailer

February 12th, 2014 9:00pm EST
Watch Paul Walker In The Official 'Brick Mansions' Trailer
Relativity just released the official trailer for "Brick Mansions," starring Paul Walker. The film centers on an undercover police officer who must enter a tenement named Brick Mansions in order to disarm a neutron bomb that is ticking toward detonation.

Walker, 40, died in a car crash in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Nov. 30, 2013, and had several projects (either unfinished or unreleased) in the works.

In December, Universal Pictures confirmed he would return for "The Fast & Furious 7," which will be released on April 10, 2015. Reports circulated that just half of Paul's scenes were filmed,...
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Paul Walker's Car Up For Sale To Benefit Charity

February 6th, 2014 1:03pm EST
Fast & Furious Nissan Skyline GT-R R34
The Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 Paul Walker made famous in Fast & Furious can be yours - if you have $1.4 million to spend.

The car was originally listed for $400,000, but the price skyrocketed after the death of Walker back in November. The Wrap reports 50% of the proceeds will go towards Walker's Reach Out Worldwide charity.

The German seller claims the automobile is the real and promises the purchaser will also get the least agreement from Universal Pictures to prove its authenticity. Daily News has requested comment from Universal Pictures but has yet to receive a reply.

If it's really W...
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Paul Walker Leaves $25 Million Fortune To Teenage Daughter

February 4th, 2014 11:07pm EST
Paul Walker
Late actor Paul Walker has willed his entire fortune, estimated at $25 million, to his teenage daughter Meadow.

The Fast & Furious 6 star, who was killed in a fiery car crash last November 30, also made it clear in his will, which was obtained by TMZ.com, that he wanted his mother Cheryl appointed as Meadow's guardian and the executor of her inheritance.

The actor's father, Paul III, petitioned the court to appoint his wife as Meadow's guardian in accordance with his final wishes.

Meadow currently lives with her mother, Rebecca Soteros, in Hawaii, but she had been living with Walker at t...
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Rupert Friend Tapped To Replace Paul Walker In 'Hitman' Sequel

January 10th, 2014 5:00pm EST
Rupert Friend
Since the death of Paul Walker in November, movie executives have been scrambling to fill the roles he left behind. British actor Rupert Friend is reportedly in talks to replace Walker in the upcoming "Hitman" sequel.

According to TheWrap.com, Walker was going to star in "Agent 47" after he finished filming "Fast & Furious 7."

The film is based on the video game of the same name with the original starring Timothy Olyphant. Aleksander Bach is directing the sequel, but plot details have not been released.

Walker died in a car crash on Nov. 30, 2012. The car was traveling in excess of 100 m...
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Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Character To Be Written Out Of Series

January 4th, 2014 8:16am EST
Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Character To Be Written Out Of Se
Paul Walker’s character in the “Fast & Furious” franchise will be retired, not killed off, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Universal Pictures will use remaining footage of Walker’s character, Brian O’Conner, to complete his storyline.

Rather than kill off O’Conner, the script will write him out of the film. He will be "retired in a way... (which) will satisfy fans of the franchise and make use of the existing footage of Walker.

"(Movie bosses) devised a plan to tweak the existing script so that Walker would remain a part of the story but could be written out, allowing the franchis...
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Paul Walker's Autopsy Report Gives Gruesome Details Of The Star's Death

January 3rd, 2014 9:01pm EST
Paul Walker
The official autopsy results from actor Paul Walker's tragic death on November 30 have been released, detailing the horrific injuries the star suffered in the crash that killed him and pal Roger Rodas.

Walker sustained injuries so bad that none of his organs could be saved for donation. He also suffered multiple fractures, including breaks in his jaw, collarbone, arm, pelvis and several ribs, according to the report, obtained by TMZ.com.

The "Fast & Furious" star also had "scant soot" in his windpipe, leading coroners to believe he may have taken a few final breaths after impact. His offi...
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Gone But Not Forgotten: Notable Celebrity Deaths In 2013

December 31st, 2013 7:01pm EST
celebrity deaths in 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, it's time to reflect on all the stars we lost this year.

From the shocking deaths of Glee star Cory Monteith and Fast & Furious' Paul Walker, to those who left us in old age, on their terms, we bid them one last goodbye.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on. May they rest in peace.

JANUARY

Singer Patti Page died in California on January 1, 2013. She was 85. (obit)

 

"The Sopranos" actor Tony Lip died on January 4 at the age of 82. (obit)

 

"Diff'rent Strokes" actor Conrad Bain died of natural causes at the age of 89 on January 14. (obit)...
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Universal Pictures Confirms Return Of Paul Walker In 'Fast & Furious 7'

December 23rd, 2013 6:03pm EST
Paul Walker and Vin Diesel
Paul Walker will be on the big screen at least one more time when he returns to the Fast & Furious franchise in 2015.

Vin Diesel leaked the release date and a production photo with Walker on Facebook, writing, "The last scene we filmed together…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… Fast and Furious 7 will be released... April 10th 2015!"

"P.S. He'd want you to know first," he added later.

Universal Pictures confirmed the release date and revealed Walkers return in an official st...
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Officials Blame Speed, Not Mechanical Issues, For Paul Walker's Death

December 19th, 2013 8:24am EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker likely died because his friend was speeding, not because the Porsche Carrera GT they were driving in had mechanical errors, according to law enforcement officials.

"The Fast & Furious" star and Roger Rodas crashed into a lampost in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Nov. 30 and died instantly.

Officials haven't found any evidence of mechanical problems or that debris or other road conditions contributed to the crash.

An official who asked to remain anonymous revealed:  "We're looking at speed and speed alone."

Rodas turned into a curve in an industrial park, according to the source, ...
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Will Paul Walker's Brother Cody Take Over 'Fast & Furious 7' Role?

December 15th, 2013 8:29pm EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker's younger brother has reportedly been asked to help complete the 'Fast & Furious 7'.

The 40-year-old actor was on a break from the upcoming movie when he tragically lost his life in a blaze when a car he was traveling in crashed into a pole in Santa Clarita, California on November 30, and his lookalike sibling, Cody Walker, who has worked as a stuntman, has been asked to step in to help filmmakers finish the movie as a tribute to Paul.

Related topics: Paul Walker Laid To Rest By Family And Close Friends, Paul Walker's Final Film Screened Privately For Family, Paul Walker's dea...
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Paul Walker Laid To Rest By Family And Close Friends

December 15th, 2013 10:00am EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker Laid To Rest By Family And Close Friends
 
Beloved Actor Paul Walker has been laid to rest following a private funeral service in Los Angeles on Saturday.

The Fast and Furious star, who passed away in a tragic car crash on 30 November, was cremated on Thursday and his remains were interred at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park in the Hollywood Hills.
 
The intimate service was attended by 200 members of his family and close friends, including his father Paul Walker Sr., mother Cheryl Walker and brothers Caleb Walker and Cody Walker, according to E! news.
 
The actor's movie co-st...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition'

December 12th, 2013 12:10pm EST
fast 6
Is six times a charm?  We’re paying tribute to the work of the taken way too late Paul Walker by checking out the new to Blu-ray "Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition" out now on Blu-ray/DVD from Universal Home Entertainment.  Cars and their speeds get reviewed below.

 

   

   Title: "Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition"

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson

   Director: Justin Lin

   Rating: PG-13

   Runtime: 131 minutes

   Release Company: Universal Home Entertainment

   Website: www.UniversalHiDef.com

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Family Claims Paul Walker's Remains & Plan His Funeral

December 10th, 2013 10:00pm EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker's parents have claimed the actor's body and had it taken to a local mortuary, according TMZ.com. The "Fast and the Furious" star, 40, died when the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT he was a passenger in slammed into a tree and exploded on Nov. 30.

Police investigated the incident, and Walker's body had been held at the L.A. County Coroner's Office. The coroner has since finished his report and released the star's remains to his family so they can begin funeral arrangements.

The actor died from traumatic and thermal injuries, according to the autopsy report. Walker's reps have reveale...
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Two Charged With Stealing Roof From Paul Walker's Crashed Porsche

December 10th, 2013 8:28am EST
Paul Walker
The men who stole pieces of the wreckage from Paul Walker's crashed Porsche have been charged with the crime.

Walker and his business partner, Roger Rodas, and died in on November 30, and Jameson Witty and Anthony Janow are accused of taking parts from the wrecked Porsche Carrera GT. While a tow truck was stopped at a red light, the men reportedly stole the roof panel off the truck.

The men are charged with one felony count of grand theft of personal property and two misdemeanor counts of destroying evidence and "resisting, obstructing and delaying a peace officer," according to Deputy Di...
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