Our First Sense Of Uni's FAST AND THE FURIOUS 7 Strategy??
Over the weekend, the folks over at TMZ posted a brief clip in which James Wan - director of the the seventh FAST AD THE FURIOUS film - indicated that the upcoming installment would move forward despite the recent passing of Paul Walker. ’Twas an interesting development, as…up until this time…a number of suggestions had indicated the project could well be scrapped and reset entirely.
Sources say writer Chris Morgan now is at work crafting revisions to the script that Universal execs hope can retire Walker's character from the series using scenes already shot.
Sources say the film's July 11 release has been scrapped (Fox moved its Dawn of the Planet of the Apes to that slot)
…says THIS piece over at THR, which stresses that scrapping the work that has been done…and potentially starting over with a script specifically tailored to address Walker’s absence (as opposed to trying to shoehorn that notion into a wall of already exiting material)…remains an insured option which is very much on the table.
For now, however, it’s sounding like the mission of the moment is to preserve and utilize the material which has been shot already. We should know how all of this works out soon enough, as the target date to resume filming appears to be late January. Provided, or course, scripter Chris Morgan (who’s written every F&F film since TOKYO DRIFT) can find a way. Given the genius Morgan has shown for continuity thus within this franchise to date, if anyone can pull it off at this juncture, he can...
- Google +
Readers Talkbackcomments powered by Disqus
- Who wants to see one of GODZILLA's opponents from the new film!?! (In toy form) -- 189 total posts 29 posts
- Robin Williams May Return As Mrs. Doubtfire! -- 75 total posts 26 posts
- There's some cross-promotion going on in the credits of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2, and it's not hinting at what you think! -- 57 total posts 12 posts
- 3rd Official X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST trailer hits - and it is a big one!!! -- 502 total posts 6 posts
- This nifty teaser for Eli Roth's THE GREEN INFERNO hints at some freaky stuff going on in the Amazon! -- 74 total posts 6 posts
- Trailer for IF I STAY, Starring Chloe Grace Moretz! -- 61 total posts 6 posts
- Denzel Washington Walks In The Middle Of The Street In THE EQUALIZER Teaser Poster! -- 35 total posts 5 posts
- Re-Revised X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Casting Re-Adds A Mutant!! -- 123 total posts 4 posts
- "Alright boys, it's Howdy-Doody time!" Michael C. Hall, Sam Shepard, and Don Johnson do the southern noir thing in this COLD IN JULY trailer! -- 26 total posts 4 posts
- Set photos from the set of STAR WARS EPISODE VII in Abu Dhabi?! What's that big round disc they're rolling around?? -- 163 total posts 4 posts