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Paul Walker's mother drops custody bid of his daughter

April 18th, 2014 6:20am EDT
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Paul Walker's mother has dropped her bid to gain custody of his daughter.
Cheryl Walker had sought to be named as the sole guardian over the late actor's estate and his 15-year-old daughter Meadow, but she has now requested a dismissal of her petition as she wants to settle it outside of the court, according to PEOPLE.com
It was believed last month that Cheryl would abandon her custody bid if Meadow's mother Rebecca Soteros sought treatment in rehab for her "serious drinking problem".
Rebecca promised last month to check into rehab immediately and also agreed to regular drug testing after ...
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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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Paul Walker's brothers help complete movie

April 15th, 2014 9:20pm EDT
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Paul Walker's younger brothers will help complete his final movie, 'Fast & Furious 7.'
Producers confirmed on Tuesday (04.15.14) that Caleb and Cody Walker have signed on to shoot the remaining scenes featuring the late star's character, Brian O'Connor, for the upcoming blockbuster.
Paul, 40, was on a break from shooting the film when he died in a car crash in November and filming was put on hold until recently.
A note on the movie's official Facebook page stated: "The Fast & Furious saga is about family. Our family experienced an unthinkable shock in November. We had to take time to grieve...
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Ice Cube defends MTV Movie Awards comments

April 15th, 2014 12:20pm EDT
Ice Cube
Ice Cube insists he was a "fan" of Paul Walker.

The rapper had blasted the MTV Movie Awards for overlooking him and his 'Ride Along' co-star in the Best Onscreen Duo category at Sunday's ceremony in favor of the later actor who died in a car accident in November - and his 'Fast and Furious 6' co-star Vin Diesel, but has now insisted his remarks that they took a "sympathy" vote was misunderstood and he felt Paul should have been honored before his death.

He tweeted: "Re: The MTV Awards. I wasn't really mad we didn't win. So I would never diss the actors who won. Not even Paul Walker. Seri...
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Ice Cube slams Paul Walker's posthumous MTV Movie Award win

April 14th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Ice Cube
Rapper/actor Ice Cube has accused fans of voting for Vin Diesel and the late Paul Walker as the MTV Movie Awards' Best On-Screen Duo out of "sympathy", after losing out to the Fast & Furious pair at Sunday's (13Apr14) ceremony.

Ice Cube and his Ride Along co-star Kevin Hart were among the nominees for the accolade at the annual prizegiving, but the honour was ultimately given to Diesel and Walker, who died in a car crash last November (13).

The hip-hop veteran is bitter about the result, because he is convinced devotees let their emotions get the better of them instead of rewarding the pa...
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Ice Cube blasts MTV for Paul Walker win

April 14th, 2014 9:20pm EDT
Ice Cube blasts MTV for Paul Walker win
Ice Cube has blasted the MTV Movie Awards for giving the Best Onscreen Duo trophy to Paul Walker posthumously.

The rapper believes the 'Fast & Furious 6' star, who died in a car crash in November, and his co-star Vin Diesel only won out of "sympathy" on Sunday night (04.13.14), and insists he and his 'Ride Along' co-star Kevin Hart were "robbed."

The 44-year-old actor told USA Today newspaper: "We was robbed. Shame on you, MTV."

He added: "We had the best chemistry of everybody nominated, for us not to win was crazy. We were the best onscreen duo, period."

Paul was also honored during a...
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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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Hunger Games wins big at MTV Movie Awards

April 14th, 2014 4:20am EDT
Josh Hutcherson
The 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' won big at the MTV Movie Awards last night (04.13.14).
The sci-fi adventure film came out on top at the event, which was hosted by Conan O'Brien and held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, after walking away with three awards, including the coveted Movie of the Year prize, even beating Oscar-winning '12 Years A Slave'.
Jennifer Lawrence - who plays Katniss Everdeen - was honored with the Best Female Performance gong while her co-star Josh Hutcherson - who plays Peeta Mellark - was crowned with the Best Male Performance title.
Josh paid tribute to his l...
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Stars paid tribute to Paul Walker and Philip Seymour Hoffman

April 14th, 2014 2:20am EDT
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Stars paid tribute to late actors Paul Walker and Philip Seymour Hoffman at the MTV Movie Awards in Los Angeles last night (13.04.2014).
Jordana Brewster and Vin Diesel took a moment to remember their 'Fast and Furious' co-star Paul Walker, who died in a car crash in November last year at the age of 40, while on stage at the Nokia Theatre.
Jordana 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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MTV Movie Awards to honor Paul Walker

April 13th, 2014 6:20pm EDT
Paul Walker
Paul Walker will be remembered at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards tonight (04.13.14).
The late actor, who died in a car accident in November and has been posthumously nominated for the Best On-Screen Duo award with Vin Diesel for their work in 'Fast and Furious 6, will be honored during a special tribute led by his co-star Jordana Brewster, featuring some his most famous movie clips.
MTV president Stephen Friedman said: "Paul's humanity and kindness clearly showed through every role. We're honored to be able to spend a moment in this year's Movie Awards to celebrate him."
Meanwhile, Conan O'Brien...
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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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Paul Walker's mother was denied temporary guardianship of his only child

April 3rd, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Paul Walker
Paul Walker's mother was denied permission to take over as the temporary guardian of the late actor's only child after accusing her granddaughter's mother of failing to take proper care of the teen.

Cheryl Walker filed papers for temporary and permanent guardianship in Los Angeles Superior Court on 18 March (14), claiming 15-year-old Meadow was at risk because Rebecca Soteros had been struggling with alcoholism.

The two parties were due for a legal showdown last week (27Mar14), but the battle was avoided after Walker, 60, reached an out-of-court agreement with Soteros, and agreed to let M...
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Paul Walker's mother makes custody deal

March 31st, 2014 6:20am EDT
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Paul Walker's mother will drop her claim for guardianship of his teenage daughter if her mom goes to rehab.
Cheryl Walker had been due to go to court last week to land temporary guardianship of 15-year-old Meadow - who moved to live with her father three years ago allegedly because of her mother Rebecca Soteros' drink problem - but postponed the hearing after reaching an agreement with the teenager's surviving parent.
Rebecca is said to have promised Cheryl she will check into rehab immediately as being with Meadow is the "most important thing" to her, and in return, the teenager's grandmot...
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Paul Walker's mother reaches agreement

March 27th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
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Paul Walker's mother has reportedly reached a custody agreement with the mother of his teenager daughter.
Cheryl Walker was due to appear in court on Thursday (03.27.14) to try to secure guardianship of Meadow Rain Walker, but the hearing was postponed after she and the 15 year old's mother, Rebecca Soteros, resolved their issues.
A source told E! News: "As a result of a family meeting yesterday, an agreement has been made between the parties and attorneys in the case. The good news is that things are getting better for everyone involved."
Meadow, who will inherit her late father's entire $...
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Paul Walker's mother and ex reach guardianship deal over his teenage daughter

March 27th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Paul Walker
Paul Walker's mother and ex-girlfriend have reportedly avoided a legal showdown over guardianship of the actor's teenage daughter after reaching an out-of-court agreement.

In his will, the Fast & Furious star had appointed his mum, Cheryl Walker, as Meadow's guardian in the event of his premature death, and last week (ends21Mar14), she filed papers formally requesting custody amid claims the 15 year old's mother, Rebecca Soteros, is battling alcoholism and cannot properly care for the child.

The two parties were due to face off in a California court on Thursday (27Mar14), but the hearing ...
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Paul Walker's mother to make court bid today

March 27th, 2014 7:20am EDT
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Paul Walker's mother is to go to court today (03.27.14) in an attempt to gain custody of his daughter.
Cheryl Walker filed documents last week to become the legal guardian of 15-year-old Meadow, and the case was due to be held next month but an emergency hearing will now take place today after the teenager's mother, Rebecca Soteros, took her to live with a family friend.
Meadow had been living with Cheryl since August - three months before her father died in a car crash - and when Paul passed away, Rebecca flew from Hawaii to stay with the pair until things stabilized.
However, according to...
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Paul Walker's family blindsided by report

March 27th, 2014 12:20am EDT
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Paul Walker's family were reportedly blindsided by the news that speed caused his fatal car crash.
The 'Fast and the Furious' actor perished alongside his friend Roger Rodas, who was driving when the Porsche Carrera GT they were traveling in lost control and crashed in Santa Clarita, California on November 30, and investigators released a report on Tuesday (03.25.14) that concluded excessive speed caused the accident, as there was no evidence of mechanical failure.
A source close to the late actor's family told gossip website TMZ.com that they feel totally betrayed by the L.A. County Sherif...
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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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Speed caused Paul Walker crash

March 25th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
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Speed caused the car crash that killed Paul Walker late last year.
The 'Fast and the Furious' actor perished alongside his friend Roger Rodas, who was driving when the Porsche Carrera GT they were traveling in lost control and crashed in Santa Clarita, California on November 30, and investigators have reportedly found no evidence of mechanical failure.
A source told gossip website TMZ.com that Roger was driving between 81 and 94 MPH when he lost control going around a curve and smashed into a light pole, which had a speed limit sign of 45 MPH, before the vehicle burst into flames.
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Paul Walker's car crash caused by speed, not mechanical failure

March 25th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Paul Walker
Officials investigating the car crash that cost actor Paul Walker his life have ruled the accident was caused by high speed, not mechanical failure.

The Fast & The Furious star was a passenger in the 2005 Porsche Carrera GT which slammed into a light pole in November (13) and burst into flames, and, in concluding their investigation, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department experts and officials at California Highway Patrol, have determined that the actor's pal Roger Rodas was driving between 81 and 94 miles-per-hour in a 45 miles-per-hour zone when he lost control of the sportscar.

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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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Paul Walker's daughter upset with grandmother

March 20th, 2014 10:20pm EDT
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Paul Walker's daughter is reportedly "disgusted" that her grandmother is seeking to be her legal guardian.
Cheryl Walker filed court documents earlier this week in a bid to be appointed Meadow's custodian, following the death of 'The Fast and the Furious' star in a car crash in November, claiming the teenager's mother Rebecca Soteros is an alcoholic.
But a source told E! News: "Everyone was taken by surprise. This has been hard on everyone close to them. [Meadow and her mom] didn't know. There have been discussions but no one told them they were going ahead with it. They first heard about i...
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Paul Walker's mother wants guardianship of daughter

March 20th, 2014 3:20am EDT
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Paul Walker's mother wants guardianship of his daughter.
Cheryl Walker has filed court documents seeking legal guardianship of Meadow, 15, following the death of the 'Fast and Furious' star in November because she believes the teenager's mum Rebecca Soteros is an alcoholic.
Meadow began living with her famous father full-time in California three years before his death, after moving there from Hawaii, where her mother - who was arrested in 2003 and 2013 for drink driving - raised her.
However, Cheryl claimed in the legal papers, obtained by TMZ, that Meadow and Rebecca are now both living w...
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Paul Walker's mother files for guardianship of his daughter

March 19th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Paul Walker
Tragic actor Paul Walker's mother has filed official papers requesting guardianship of her granddaughter.

Cheryl Walker claims 15-year-old Meadow's mother, Rebecca Soteros, is battling alcoholism and cannot properly care for her teenage daughter.

In his will, the Fast & Furious star, who died in a car crash in November (13), stated he wanted his mother to become Meadow's guardian in the event of his premature death.
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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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Paul Walker's sunglasses up for sale

March 13th, 2014 11:20am EDT
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The sunglasses worn by Paul Walker on the day he died are up for sale.
The 'Fast and the Furious' actor perished alongside his friend Roger Rodas on November 30, when the car they were travelling in lost control and crashed and the seller of the accessories claims to have stopped to help at the crash scene in Santa Clarita, California.
According to the auction listing, the mystery owner says police ordered him away from the scene but he returned to look when the wreckage was cleared and found the sunglasses in the bushes.
The listing states: "The owner of this lot offering was nearby and on...
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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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Fast & Furious 7 to resume production this month

March 11th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Vin Diesel
Universal Studios executives have confirmed production on the stalled Fast & Furious 7 movie appears will resume later this month (Mar14).

The seventh instalment of the blockbuster film franchise was put on hold last year (13), following the death of star Paul Walker, in November, but now studio bosses at Universal have confirmed the cast and crew are preparing to get back to work on 31 March (14).

The film's star, Vin Diesel hinted at the impending return to the Fast & Furious set on Tuesday (11Mar14), with a post on his Facebook account that read: "The transition into that Dom (Diesel's...
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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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