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Paul Walker's Car Up For Sale To Benefit Charity

2/6/2014 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...

Paul Walker Leaves $25 Million Fortune To Teenage Daughter

2/4/2014 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, 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...

Rupert Friend Tapped To Replace Paul Walker In 'Hitman' Sequel

1/10/2014 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, 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...

Paul Walker's 'Fast & Furious' Character To Be Written Out Of Series

1/4/2014 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...

Paul Walker's Autopsy Report Gives Gruesome Details Of The Star's Death

1/3/2014 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

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...

Gone But Not Forgotten: Notable Celebrity Deaths In 2013

12/31/2013 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.


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)...

Universal Pictures Confirms Return Of Paul Walker In 'Fast & Furious 7'

12/23/2013 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...

Officials Blame Speed, Not Mechanical Issues, For Paul Walker's Death

12/19/2013 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, ...

Will Paul Walker's Brother Cody Take Over 'Fast & Furious 7' Role?

12/15/2013 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...

Paul Walker Laid To Rest By Family And Close Friends

12/15/2013 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...

Blu-ray Review: 'Fast & Furious 6 - Extended Edition'

12/12/2013 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


The Flick: It’s hard to watch Fast 6 now in ...

Family Claims Paul Walker's Remains & Plan His Funeral

12/10/2013 10:00pm EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker's parents have claimed the actor's body and had it taken to a local mortuary, according 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...

Two Charged With Stealing Roof From Paul Walker's Crashed Porsche

12/10/2013 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...

Paris Hilton Left 'Horrified' By Bizarre Aerial Tribute To Paul Walker

12/10/2013 8:19am EST
Paris Hilton
Paris Hilton claims she was left "horrified" after discovering an anonymous prankster hired a banner plane brandishing her name to fly over the crash site where actor Paul Walker died.

The Fast and The Furious actor was killed when the Porsche Carrera GT he was travelling in smashed into a tree and burst into flames on November 30th.

In the days following the tragedy, onlookers were stunned when a plane flew overheard carrying a 70-foot banner which read, "Our hearts go out to his friends and family. #17 Paris Hilton."

The fantastic stunt sparked a backlash against the socialite on Tw...

Beyonce Pays Tribute To Actor Paul Walker At L.A. Concert

12/7/2013 7:58am EST
Beyonce honored late actor Paul Walker during a recent gig at the Los Angeles Staples Center. The pop star told the crowd, "I dedicate this song to Paul Walker," according to

The singer then performed a rendition of Whitney Houston's “I Will Always Love You” before launching into her own hit, “Halo.”

Concertgoers at the Dec. 3 show included reality star Khloe Kardashian, actress Zoe Saldana and “Fashion Police” co-host Kelly Osbourne.

Following the performance, Fans tweeted about the experience. One user, Tayler Wilson, wrote: "When @Beyonce sang Whitney Houston I will always lo...

'Fast & Furious' Producers Post Touching Tribute Video To Late Star Paul Walker

12/5/2013 11:12pm EST
Fast & Furious
A two-minute tribute video to actor Paul Walker has been created by the producers of the Fast & Furious film franchise.

Walker starred in five of the six films in the series and had been working on the seventh when the car he was riding in with a friend over the weekend lost control and hit a tree, bursting into flames and killing both men instantly.

Filmmakers behind the series posted a video montage of film clips featuring Walker to YouTube on Wednesday. The tribute is set to Diddy - Dirty Money's "Coming Home" and features several shots of Walker's infectious smile. Things slow down to...

Paul Walker Secretly Bought Engagement Ring For Soldier To Give To Girlfriend

12/5/2013 11:00am EST
Paul Walker
A California jewelry store employee has come forward with an amazing story proving that late star Paul Walker was a generous guy.

The actor, who died in a car crash over the weekend, secretly bought an engagement ring for a soldier to give to his girlfriend.

A saleswoman at Bailey Banks and Biddle Jewelers has revealed that the "Fast & Furious" star anonymously spent $10,000 on an Iraq war veteran who was unable to pay for the ring for his girlfriend.

Store employee Irene King told CBS Los Angeles: "She (girlfriend) saw something that she really, really liked but he said, 'Honey, I can't...

Paul Walker Charity To Receive Proceeds From 'Fast & Furious 6' Sales

12/4/2013 12:38pm EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker's Reach Out WorldWide charity will receive a percentage of the proceeds from the DVD sales of "Fast & Furious 6," which will be released on Dec. 10.

Walker was killed in a car accident on Saturday in California following an appearance for the non-profit in Santa Clarita. The actor founded the organization after the 2010 Haiti earthquake. It supports professionals with first responder skills who help out during natural disasters.

Univeral Pictures chairman Donna Langley explained, "With the passing of Paul, the world has lost a man who spent a great deal of his life in service ...

With Half Of The Film Finished, Producers May Scrap ‘Fast & Furious 7’

12/4/2013 11:07am EST
Fast & The Furious 6
The death of Paul Walker may force Universal Pictures to start over with Fast & Furious 7, despite the amount of money and time already poured into the project.

TheWrap reports that the high-budget flick is on the chopping block even though half of the movie has already been filmed. Reportedly Paul Walker’s scenes had yet to be finished, so the studio is in the awkward position of attempting to write out Walker’s character or just start over.

The site does note that Universal insured itself for unexpected occurrences such as Pal’s tragic death, so they won’t be losing money if they trash ...

Paul Walker Autopsy Today, Investigators Rule Out Drag Racing

12/3/2013 9:03pm EST
Paul Walker
Officials have scheduled an autopsy of Paul Walker for today, and have found no evidence that the Fast & Furious 6 star was in the middle of an impromptu street race when the deadly crash occurred.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Department has confirmed they have eyewitness accounts of a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT travelling at high speed, but none reported a second car nearby traveling at similar speeds or apparently in some sort of race with the sports car.

Walker's friend Roger Rodas was driving the automobile with the actor in the passenger seat when it crashed into a light pole. Several webs...

'Fast & Furious' Co-Stars Pay Tribute To Paul Walker, Pray With His Father & Visit Crash Site

12/3/2013 2:00pm EST
Vin Diesel remembers Paul Walker
The late Paul Walker's "Fast & Furious" co-stars Michelle Rodriguez, Vin Diesel and Tyrese Gibson visited the actor's father on Sunday while he mourned the loss of his son.
Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Saturday afternoon, and family and friends gathered together to pay their respects to the star one day after his passing.
Paul Walker, Sr. told "Extra," "We had a family prayer and you could just feel it. People are just nice. People would show up here and say, 'Paul, I don't know what to say,' and I'd say, 'You don't need to say anything, you're here'."
Gibson visited the crash ...

Fragrance Company Apologizes For Airing Paul Walker Ad

12/3/2013 9:04am EST
Paul Walker
Honchos at a fragrance company have issued an apology for airing a TV commercial featuring Paul Walker a day after his death in a car accident.

The Fast and the Furious actor was the face of Davidoff Cool Water cologne, and fans in Britain were stunned to see his advertisement for the company on television on Sunday just hours after he was killed in a car crash in California on Saturday.

The airing of the commercial, which showed Walker driving a car and diving in the sea, sparked indignation and executives at Coty, Inc., the cosmetics company behind the Davidoff brand, have now issued ...

Father Says Paul Walker Considered Acting Break

12/2/2013 10:00pm EST
Paul Walker
Paul Walker considered a hiatus from acting to spend more time with his daughter, the star's father has revealed.

Walker died in a horrible car crash in California on Saturday, leaving behind siblings, his parents, and 15-year-old daughter Meadow.

Paul Walker, Sr., has since come forward, telling CBS Los Angeles, "(He told me) I want to take a hiatus, she's just 15 and I don't have much more time to be with her and then boom, he got another movie. He would say, 'I don't know what to do.'"
Walker, Sr. added, "I'm just ... glad, that every time I saw him, I told him I loved him. And he wo...

RZA Dedicates New Song To Paul Walker

12/2/2013 6:03pm EST
RZA wrote and produced a song dedicated to the late Paul Walker a mere 24 hours after the actor's tragic death.

The Wu Tang Clan rapper uploaded Destiny Bends to Soundcloud last night with a heartfelt message dedicating the tune to Paul Walker. He wrote, "This song, entitled 'Destiny Bends' was written last night after hearing the tragic news of the loss of a good man named Paul Walker. I met Paul on the set of the film Brick Mansion, where we talked, laughed, and exchanged ideas of life and fatherhood.

"I only knew him personally for less than a year, but we knew each other through our...

What's The Fate Of Paul Walker's Upcoming Films?

12/2/2013 2:00pm EST
Paul Walker The Hours
Despite Paul Walker's death over the weekend, producers from his latest film "Hours" have decided to move forward with the release as planned.
On Saturday, the actor, 40, died in a car crash in Santa Clarita, Calif., just two weeks before the film was set for a limited theater release. Walker and his business partner Roger Rodas attended a charity event, and the Porsche they were driving in crashed into a lightpost and tree and burst into flames.
Executives from "Hours" production companies met on Sunday to decide what to do and agreed to continue on with the release as planned.

'The Fast And The Furious 6' Delivers Big Time Thrills (Video)

5/23/2013 8:45am EDT
'Fast And Furious 6'
Yes, it's hard to believe that this is number 6.  Where does the time go? Well, I'm happy to report that this one, won't let you down.


As the title suggest...The film is fast...It's furious...and it's definitely, fun.

The whole gang is back including Vin Diesel (Dom), Paul Walker (Brian), Tyrese Gibson (Roman), Ludacris (Tej), Jordana Brewster (Mia), Elsa Pataky (Elsa) and Michelle Rodriguez (Letty).

For those of you who haven't seen 'The Fast And The Furious 5' here's a brief recap.

After stealing 100 million dollars from a drug...

Celebrities That Turn 40 In 2013

1/2/2013 1:37pm EST
Kate Beckinsale
What were you doing 40 years ago in 1973? Our guess is that many of you reading weren't even born yet? Taking a look back at history, here were a few things going on in the world that year.

The biggest story was then President Richard Nixon told the world he was "not a crook," as the Watergate hearings began. Also that year George Steinbrenner purchased the New York Yankees for a mere $12 million from CBS. Popular films included The Exorcist, The Sting, Live and Let Die and Bobby squealed like a pig in Deliverance. Top TV shows in 73' included The Odd Couple, The Partridge Family, Columbo,...

Rihanna To Play A Villian In 'Fast And Furious 6'

4/30/2012 10:46am EDT
Rihanna is set to continue her big screen takeover with a villainous role in the next The Fast And The Furious movie, according to U.K. reports.

The Umbrella hit-maker made her move into acting with her film debut in blockbuster Battleship earlier this year, and now she has reportedly landed a leading part in the sixth installment of the hit action franchise.

Rihanna will play a femme fatale alongside regulars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel, and will film her part in London, according to Britain's The Sun.

A source tells the newspaper, "Rihanna impressed with her acting debut in Battleshi...

Blu-ray Review: 'She's All That'

1/5/2012 11:45am EST
She's all That photo
Ready to go from dirty duckling to swaying swan all over again? Then check out the famed geek to chic teen outing "She’s All That," hitting Blu-ray on Jan. 3 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. To be young again!

Title: "She’s All That"

Grade: 4

Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard

Director: Robert Iscove

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 96 minutes

Release Company: Lionsgate


The Flick: A glossy homage to the John Hughes school of teen angst, "She’s All That" works on many levels. The script, taken from Shaw’s 'Pygmalio...

The 11 Best From 2011

12/31/2011 11:00am EST
2011 was a fantastic year for entertainment. Here are my eleven favorite things from the year that's about to wrap, in chronological order...

1. Southland, TNT

(Season 3 began January 4)

I have to admit that I didn't keep up with TNT's gritty Los Angeles cop drama as much as I would have liked; it fell victim to sharing Tuesday nights with three other shows on my watch list. Yet when I did find time to catch it, I was no less than impressed every time.

There's been talk about the show's TV-MA content (allegedly the reason that NBC axed it), but the real talking point should be the st...