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/Film Interview: James Wan Talks ‘Furious 7′ Expectations, Scope And The Rock Bottom James Wan is a big time director, but that wasn’t by design. Wan directed six movies before taking the wheel for this weekend’s Furious 7 and while many of them were huge hits, none of them compared to this. Furious 7 is a big budget blockbuster with six films preceding it. It’s also in a genre – action – that he’s never worked in. Films like Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring all connected with audiences, but they were set in small locations with moderate to small budgets.

"Furious 7" Breaks Open the Gates of the Summer Movie Season

12:43 PM 4/1/2015 by Senh Duong
Paul Walker in "Furious 7"
First things first: Paul Walker would be proud of this. It’s an action franchise that will please its huge and ever-growing fanbase. He gets to go two rounds with Thai martial arts star Tony Jaa and gets the last laugh. Not a bad way to go. Overall, Walker’s scenes are quite seamless.

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James Wan On "Fast & Furious 7" Challenges

darkhorizons.com – With "Saw" scoring a 10th anniversary re-relase this Halloween, the original film's director James Wan has done a smattering of press. During this, he touched upon his most recent gig - directing the seventh "Fast and Furious" film. It was a production that couldn't be more different to "Saw" in terms of scale, budget and tone. 5 years 5 weeks ago via jackiechan
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Fox Acquires ‘Malignant Man’; ‘Fast 7′s James Wan Eyeing To Direct

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Fox has acquired rights to Malignant Man, a graphic novel created three years ago by James Wan, who’ll develop it with an eye to direct. Wan helmed the first Saw film, launched the Insidious and The Conjuring fright franchises and is currently directing Fast & Furious 7 at Universal. 5 years 22 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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‘Fast and Furious 7′ resumes production: James Wan tweets photo from set

insidemovies.ew.com – After months of delays and resets following Paul Walker’s tragic death this past November, Fast and Furious 7 is revving back 5 years 33 weeks ago via donnieyen

Tony Jaa Resumes Production on "Fast and Furious 7"

4:09 PM 3/20/2014 by Senh Duong
Vin Diesel and Tony Jaa in "Fast and Furious 7"
According to an interview with Action Elite, international action star Tony Jaa will rejoin the cast in June to finish his scenes for Fast and Furious 7. He had already shot some scenes with the late Paul Walker, and those scenes will apparently be kept in the film -- looks like the producers will try to preserve as much footage with Walker as they can to celebrate and honor him.
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'Fast & Furious 7' to Resume Production in April

feedproxy.google.com – Filming has been on hiatus since November, when Paul Walker died in a car crash. 5 years 38 weeks ago via jetli
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Rumor: Will Cody Walker replace his late brother Paul in Fast and Furious 7?

joblo.com – Before we get to the news about Paul Walker's brother Cody possibly taking over the late actor's role in FAST AND FURIOUS 7, remember that this is nothing more than a rumor at this time, and it was reported by The Daily Mail, who isn't always the most reliable source of information.

5 years 48 weeks ago via brucelee

'Fast & Furious 7' May Start Up Again in January 2014

5:28 PM 12/11/2013 by Binh Ngo
Fast and Furious 7
Universal is trying to salvage Fast & Furious 7 by having Chris Morgan rewrite the script to "retire" Paul Walker's character from the series by using available footage, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Production of Fast & Furious 7 has to be shut down soon after Paul Walker lost his life in an auto accident on November 30th so that Universal and other stakeholders can figure out their next steps.
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'Fast & Furious 7' Writer Working on Fitting Send-off for Paul Walker

feedproxy.google.com – Sources tell THR that Chris Morgan is now at work crafting revisions to the script that could make use of scenes that were shot before the actor’s death. This story first appeared in the Dec. 20 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. The fiery crash that took Paul Walker's life has plunged Universal Pictures into an unprecedented crisis. 5 years 49 weeks ago via jetli
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