Sources close to Universal Studios have told The Hollywood Reporter that Paul Walker's character, Brian O'Conner, will be retired in Fast and Furious 7.

Sources close to Universal Studios have told The Hollywood Reporter that Paul Walker's character, Brian O'Conner, will be retired in Fast and Furious 7.

We already know from Vin Diesel that F&F 7 will be out on April 10, 2015 and now more details have been revealed about how the writers plan to deal with Brian O'Conner, following Paul Walker's tragic and sudden death. It seems Brian will not be killed in the movie as the writers are planning to "retire" him in such a way so that the franchise will go on even without one of the main characters.

The footage already recorded with Paul Walker will be integrated in the movie and additional ones will have to be written and shot in order to provide a proper retirement to Brian O'Conner. At one point there were some rumors about Paul Walker's brother, Cody Walker, stepping in to film the rest of the scenes from the original script but nothing materialized.

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Brian O’Conner to “retire” in Fast & Furious 7 - report