[Movies] Universal Pictures Officially Shuts Down Fast & Furious 7 Production
Posted by Larry Csonka on 12.04.2013
So that they can assess all options available to move forward with the franchise...
- Universal Pictures sent out he following announcement today, confirming that they are shutting down the production of Fast & Furious 7 following the death of Paul Walker.
"Right now, all of us at Universal are dedicated to providing support to Paul's immediate family and our extended Fast & Furious family of cast, crew and filmmakers. At this time we feel it is our responsibility to shut down production on Fast & Furious 7 for a period of time so we can assess all options available to move forward with the franchise. We are committed to keeping Fast & Furious fans informed, and we will provide further information to them when we have it. Until then, we know they join us in mourning the passing of our dear friend Paul Walker."
The film was originally scheduled for a July 11th, 2014 release date. At this time, it is not known if the film will make that date.