One of the new stars of the next installment of the Fast & Furious franchise is Kurt Russell, and the actor opened up about working with the late Paul Walker and how his death has affected the making of Fast & Furious 7.
The 62-year-old Russell -- who joined the seventh installment to play a father figure to Vin Diesel's character -- told the Associated Press at the Sundance Film Festival that he only had one day left of shooting on the movie when Walker was killed in a car crash last November.
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"They're having to rewrite, they're having to do whatever they're having to do to deal with the situation," he said. "Listen, it's catastrophic. It's the worst thing that could happen to a movie, but it's not as bad as what happened to Paul," he said. "So everything is in perspective. He was a terrific guy. And life is full of curveballs."
Russell -- who is at Sundance promoting the documentary The Battered Bastards of Baseball, a documentary about his father's minor-league baseball team -- said Walker's death could also affect his own character in Fast & Furious 7. "Whether or not this guy dies off in the movie, we don't know, and that may have changed now significantly, too."