Fast & Furious 7 begins production at the end of March

Vin Diesel who plays Dominic Toretto in the series, hinted at the return to production earlier last...

Vin Diesel who plays Dominic Toretto in the series, hinted at the return to production earlier last week on his Facebook page. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

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Universal Studios executives have confirmed production on the stalled Fast and Furious 7 movie will resume later this month.

The seventh instalment of the blockbuster film franchise was put on hold last year following the death of star Paul Walker in November, but now studio bosses at have confirmed the cast and crew are preparing to go back to work on March 31.

The film's star, Vin Diesel, hinted at the impending return to the Fast & Furious set on Tuesday, with a post on his Facebook account that read: "The transition into that Dom (Diesel's character) state of mind has always been an interesting one. Only this time there is added purpose, a collective goal to make this the best one in the series... P.s. The long awaited completion of Seven, begins..."

Filming was half-completed at the time of Walker's death, and was due to hit cinemas this year. The film has now been pushed back to April 10, 2015.


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