The shooting of "Fast and Furious 7" has begun in full force in Abu Dhabi. Vin Diesel who plays Dominic Toretto in the film took the opportunity to reveal the first still from the movie. Diesel shared the first still on May 6 on his official Facebook page. The still shows Diesel standing in his garage. The garage houses Diesel's character car and is a staple to "Fast & Furious" films.
Diesel captioned the picture as, "That Iconic Garage... Dom and his Charger... the calm before the storm."
Since the shoot of film has begun, Diesel has been very sure about updating behind the scenes happening. Much recently he posted of himself with tiger. In the photo Diesel could be seen posing with a tiger. The photo has created immense speculation amongst the fans regarding tiger being casted in the film.
Moreover, Diesel also shared a photo of him having fun with Jason Statham, who plays a villain in the film.
The production of "Fast & Furious 7" was halted after tragic death of Paul Walker. Walker passed away in a car accident on Nov 30. Universal pictures has released following statement post Walker's death:
"Right now, all of us at Universal are dedicated to providing support to Paul's immediate family and our extended Fast & Furious family of cast, crew and filmmakers," a studio rep announced today in a statement. "At this time we feel it is our responsibility to shut down production on Fast & Furious 7 for a period of time so we can assess all options available to move forward with the franchise, " reported EW
Paul had shot major scenes of the film before his death. In a recent announcement by the production house it has come to fore that Walker's brother Caleb and Cody Walker will be playing his body doubles.
"We have resumed shooting and now welcome Paul's brothers, Caleb and Cody, into our Fast family. Caleb and Cody are helping us complete some remaining action for their brother and fill in small gaps left in production. Having them on set has made us all feel that Paul is with us too." A statement on production house official Facebook page read.