Vin Diesel announced the release date for the latest installment of the film franchise on his Facebook page Sunday, posting a photo of himself with his late co-star Paul Walker.
“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!,” he wrote.
The actor wrapped up his post with another nod to Walker, writing, “P.s. He’d want you to know first.”
Universal Pictures also confirmed the release date to E! News.
The future of Fast & Furious 7 was up in the air after Walker and his friend Roger Rodaspassed away in a tragic car crash Nov. 30.
Following his untimely passing, Universal released a statement saying they were shutting down production to provide “support to Paul’s immediate family and our extended Fast & Furious family of cast, crew and filmmakers.”
The studio went on to say they were assessing “all options available to move forward with the franchise.”
No further information has been given just yet in regards to how the film’s production will proceed without Walker.Follow @Infocelebrity on Twitter!
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