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Fast & Furious 7 set after Paul Walker's death is not the same

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Tyrese Gibson says crew was a family

The crew of Fast & Furious 7 was left devastated by co-star Paul Walker's death. Now it's time to get back to work, but Tyrese Gibson has revealed just how hard that is to do.
Tyrese Gibson says crew was a family
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The world was rocked by Paul Walker's sudden and horrific car accident, which resulted in his untimely death in November. Still, few were as shocked as his co-stars of the Fast & Furious franchise.

The stars had been in the midst of filming Fast & Furious 7 when Walker sadly passed away, and it has been very difficult for the cast to get back on the set after their friend's death.

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However, after halting production in November, the cast is now back at work in Atlanta, Georgia, to finish up what will be Walker's last film, ever.

So is there a massive void now that Walker is no longer a part of the film or the cast's lives?

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Tyrese Gibson revealed his thoughts to TooFab, saying, "This is the only movie I ever worked on where we are all real close even after the movie is over. It wasn't just losing a co-star, he was family for real. That's why it took so long to recover."

And it's been very difficult for the cast to get through a day on the set. "God's grace is all we have," Gibson said. "Before we start filming we are going to have a strong prayer. That will be the start, before we film anything. That's what is needed for us to do Fast & Furious 7."

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Walker's tragic passing forced the movie's screenwriters to rewrite the ending of the film, and that was no doubt a momentous task that would have changed its entire perspective. Fans will now be eagerly awaiting the release of the illegal street racing franchise and Walker's last movie.

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