'Fast & Furious 7' Gets Release Date

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Three weeks following the tragic loss of actor Paul Walker, his close friend and co-star Vin Diesel has revealed that Fast & Furious 7 has a new release date.

On Sunday night, Diesel announced on his Facebook page, "Fast and Furious 7 will be released April 10th 2015!" The post included a photo from the last scene Diesel filmed with Walker.

"He'd want you to know first," Diesel wrote about letting fans know about the release date.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, following Walker's death writer Chris Morgan and director James Wan made changes to the script that Universal hopes will retire Walker's character from the series using scenes already shot.

Fast & Furious 7 was originally slated to be released on July 11, 2014.

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