Article by Suzanne Philips



The Latest installment in the “Fast & Furious” franchise, “Furious 7” had its Hollywood premiere last night at the Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Blvd.  Stars Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson, Ludacris, Tyrese Gibson, and Luke Evans were all on-hand to toast the film’s release.


Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese Johnson at the Premiere of "Furious 7". Photo copyright

Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson and Tyrese Johnson at the Premiere of “Furious 7”. Photo copyright


The event was bittersweet for those in attendance as they lost one of the films stars, Paul Walker, halfway through filming due to a car accident in the Los Angeles area. Walker’s brothers stepped in to double for the star in order for filmmakers to be able to finish the film. While all of the stars were proud of the film and happy to be meeting with fans and press, there was a notable sadness hanging over the evening.


Jason Statham.  Copyright

Jason Statham. Copyright

Luke Evans. Copyright

Luke Evans. Copyright


The film, which sees Jason Statham playing Deckard Shaw, who is bent on vengeance against Vin Diesel (Dominic Toretto) and his gang after their defeat of his brother is film 6, has mind-blowing car chases and special effects and delivers more of what the numerous fans of this franchise crave.

Vin Diesel.  Copyright

Vin Diesel. Copyright Zimbio.comfur


“Furious 7” rolls into theatres April 3rd.