‘Fast and Furious 7’ retitled

MUMBAI: All set to launch the new edition of the famous Fast and Furious series, Universal Studios announced the latest installment will be renamed to Furious 7 and that the first trailer of the movie will  be premiered on 1 November.


The trailer launch will be a part of ‘The Road to Furious 7: Trailer Launch Event at Universal Studios’ which will be held in Los Angeles. The event will also be live streamed exclusively on the Fast & Furious official Facebook page and E! Network.


Fans can also attend the event by purchasing ticket available on 27 October on the official Fast and Furious social pages.


The new synopsis posted reads, "Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson lead the returning cast of ‘Furious 7.’ James Wan directs this chapter of the hugely successful series that also welcomes back favorites Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges, Elsa Pataky and Lucas Black.”


"They are joined by international action stars new to the franchise including Jason Statham, Djimon Hounsou, Tony Jaa, Ronda Rousey and Kurt Russell. Neal H Moritz, Vin Diesel and Michael Fottrell return to produce the film written by Chris Morgan.”


The movie will hit US theaters on 3 April 2015, after being pushed back a year due to Paul Walker's untimely death. Also it is rumoured that Paul's character will be retired rather than killed in the film. His final scenes have been created using his brothers Caleb and Cody as stand-ins and with the help of body double's to recreate his voice and face.


Meanwhile, the pic's official YouTube page posted two new videos. One titled ‘The Road to Furious 7’ contains footage from the franchise's previous films while the other one titled ‘7 Seconds of 7’ is a short behind-the-scene video featuring the cast.

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