The news that Fast and Furious star Paul Walker passed away yesterday seemed to shock and stun everyone last night. The actor and humanitarian was only 40 years old when he died in a fiery car crash in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California with friend Roger Rodas. As tragic as the loss is, Walker leaves behind a legacy of charity work and popular action films that were loved by fans all over the world. Here’s a look back at Walker’s life, the movies he made and the difference he’s made in people’s lives.
You may be ready to check out Fast & Furious 6 in theaters, but are you prepared to correctly identify who every character is, how everyone knows each other and who’s dated (or murdered) whom? Well, buckle up. VH1 Celebrity created a character map of all the major characters from all seven films. (Yes, we included the still unfilmed Fast Seven…because we love you.) Warning: Fast & Furious 6 Spoilers. [Click for Hi-Res]
If you still don’t remember who everyone is then check out an extended guide below.
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Oh, girl fights… The phrase itself can conjure images of scantily clad models slapping at each other for sexually exploitive purposes, which is unfair and misleading. For instance, in Fast and Furious 6, Gina Carano and Michelle Rodriguez get to fight each other with insane ferocity that rivals any of the fight scenes that co-stars The Rock and Vin Diesel find themselves in. Pam Grier made her career in the 70s showing up in movies to beat people up. And let’s not forget the Kill Bill films, which are pretty much a collection of brutal battle scenes between women.
On Friday, Fast & Furious 6 hits theaters marking the sixth edition of the series that has spanned twelve years. Once again, the entire cast is back, including Jordana Brewster who portrays Mia Toretto – Dom’s (Vin Diesel) loyal sister and Brian’s (Paul Walker) husband. VH1 Celebrity put Brewster in the driver’s seat and quizzed on her own driving experience and who she’d beat in a real race.
Whom did Prince Harry hang out with at a supermodel-filled polo event? What’s so weird about Demi Moore going after ex-husband Ashton Kutcher‘s money? And the cast of Fast & Furious 6 reminisces about the past.