Paul Walker tragically passed away in 2013, leaving the Fast and Furious franchise without one of its most beloved stars. While his memory lives on in the series, many fans have been wondering if he will appear in the upcoming Fast and Furious 9.
Paul Walker’s Role in Fast and Furious 9
Paul Walker’s character, Brian O’Conner, has been a major part of the Fast and Furious franchise since the first movie. He was a major part of the story, and his on-screen chemistry with Vin Diesel’s character was a major draw for audiences. Unfortunately, Paul Walker was not able to complete filming for Fast and Furious 7 due to his untimely death, and the movie was completed using body doubles, CGI, and some of the footage he had already filmed.
As for Fast and Furious 9, it has been confirmed that Paul Walker will not be appearing in the movie. Instead, his character will be written out of the story in a respectful way. While it will be sad to not see him on-screen, his memory will live on in the Fast and Furious franchise.
How His Memory Lives On in the Franchise
Paul Walker’s memory has been kept alive in the Fast and Furious franchise since his passing. Vin Diesel has made sure to keep his memory alive, dedicating the movies to him and even naming his daughter Pauline after him. In the most recent movie, Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, Paul Walker’s character is mentioned in a touching tribute.
The Fast and Furious franchise is also making sure to keep Paul Walker’s legacy alive in other ways. They have set up the Paul Walker Foundation, which works to support ocean conservation. They have also set up the Paul Walker Scholarship Program, which helps support young people who are passionate about making a positive impact in the world.
Paul Walker will always be remembered for his role in the Fast and Furious franchise, and his memory will live on in the series. While he won’t be appearing in Fast and Furious 9, his legacy will continue to be remembered and honored in the movies and in other initiatives set up by the franchise.