“The Fate of the Furious” trailer has released recently, giving birth to a lot of theories about the storyline. One among them is about Lucas Black’s role, which says that he will replace Paul Walker in the eighth instalment of the franchise.
For long, speculations were doing the rounds that some characters from previous “Fast and Furious” movies will return in the next instalment of the franchise. It seems that the rumours were all true as the released trailer of “The Fate of the Furious” shows a brief glimpse of Lucas Black, who played Sean Boswell in “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift.”
Certainly, no one can ever replace Paul Walker. However, it is suspected that Lucas Black’s role has been incorporated in “The Fate of the Furious” in order to compensate for Paul Walker’s role. It remains uncertain as to what character he will play in the forthcoming chapter but it is said that the Tokyo street racer will take over O’Conner’s place as Toretto’s new buddy.
Even the trailer of “The Fate of the Furious” shows that Sean Bosewell will join the team in order to “save” Dom. To elaborate, the trailer revealed that Dom betrayed his family by setting up Luke Hobbs to take the fall for their latest job. Furthermore, he is seen aligning himself with villainous Cipher. Thereafter, Dom’s team reunites in order to save their former leader. Lucas Black’s Sean Boswell will also join them.
Sean Bosewell in Tokyo Drift essayed the role of a bad-boy outlaw hailing from Texas. He was sent to Tokyo in order to clean up his act. Furthermore, he played a small role, rather a cameo, in Furious 7.
Since grapevine is abuzz with rumours that Lucas Black has signed for Fast 9 and Fast 10 as well, it is expected that his role in “The Fate of the Furious” will be a prominent one. If his role will be as pivotal as of Paul Walker’s only time will tell. Meanwhile, “The Fate of the Furious” is slated to hit the screens in Australia on April 12, 2017.
Watch the trailer of “The Fate of the Furious” below
“This week is always rough for those of us who really knew him personally.”
Paul Walker’s costars are paying tribute to the late actor on the anniversary of his untimely death. Three years ago on Nov. 30, the Fast and Furious star passed away at age 40.
Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris and Vin Diesel all took to social media to remember Walker, who died in a fatal car crash in 2013.
“I miss you and I love you every single day,” tweeted Brewster along with a photo of the pair Wednesday. Ludacris shared a photo of the actor in character as Brian O’Conner with the words, “Always in our hearts.” His caption read: “Gone but never forgotten. #love.”
Vin Diesel updated his Facebook cover photo with bookend images of himself and Walker.
On Tuesday, Gibson shared a video of himself and his “favorite white man” along with a montage of photos and clips of Walker.
“This week is always rough for those of us who really knew him personally,” Gibson began in a lengthy and heartfelt post on his Instagram. “Paul treated everyone with the upmost respect and went out of his way to make everyone feel like they mattered…. I love and I miss you dearly.”
The next and eighth installment in the franchise, Fast and Furious 8, features newcomers Scott Eastwood and Charlize Theron, alongside original castmembers Diesel, Gibson, Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez. The film hits theaters in 2017.
No. Just, no.
Would you like to see Paul Walker reprise his role in the next installment of the Fast and Furious franchise? If you are confused by that question, it probably has something to do with the fact that Paul Walker passed away in a car crash in 2013. Yet, many rumors have been circulating that the studio is interested in keeping Brain O’Conner alive through CGI and stunt doubles.
During an interview on Entertainment Tonight, Caleb and Cody Walker discussed a phone call with Vin Diesel. During the conversation, Diesel apparently asked the brothers for their blessing to potentially bring Paul Walker’s character back. One question remains; Could this even be possibly?
Although, the majority of the scenes for “Furious 7” were already shot before Paul Walker passed, Cody, and Caleb, along with some digital magic, were used to fill in some of the remaining scenes. Now some have speculated that this could also be done in future films.
Co-star Michelle Rodriquez, however, wants to set the record straight. When asked if Paul Walker had a presence in “Fast 8,” Rodriguez said, “That’s a rumor, man.”