In the wake of the tragic car accident that took the life of Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas, the studio behind the upcoming Fast & Furious 7 — which is now months into production — faced some difficult decisions in how it would move forward after the death of one of the movie’s principal stars.
Production was halted immediately following the November 30 crash, throwing into disarray the planned July 11, 2014 release date. With initial questions surfacing about if they would have to completely start over on the film, now writer Chris Morgan is back at work rewriting the script. But how will Morgan and Universal handle the changes?
Walker had already shot about half of his character, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, making it difficult to easily dismiss the Brian O’Conner cop character from the movie, but also with so much footage in…
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