Paul Walker's Death: Hollywood Pays Tribute to the Late Actor
Hollywood was stunned by the news that Paul Walker died Saturday afternoon in a car crash in Valencia, Calif.
The actor, best known for his role in the hit Fast and the Furious movies, was 40.
Walker was shooting his role as Brian O'Conner in Universal's Fast & Furious 7 for director James Wan. The movie had recently begun filming in Atlanta and was set to move to Abu Dhabi in January. The seventh film in the blockbuster action franchise has been slotted to hit theaters July 11, 2014.
His other upcoming credits include Brick Mansions, an English-language remake of the French action movie District B13, and the Hurricane Katrina drama Hours.
After news of his death broke, many in Hollywood hit Twitter and Facebook to pay their respects.
Paul was a good dude. Conscientious & not caught up in Hollywood. He knew there was more to life & lived like it. Nice to know you brotha.— Ryan Phillippe (@RyanPhillippe) December 1, 2013
I don't know what to say. Paul was a good guy,a decent man & he'll be missed.I'm glad I knew you! My heart goes out to Meadow & his family.— Leslie Bibb (@mslesliebibb) December 1, 2013
All my strength, love & faith to the Walker family during this heartbreaking time. We find our strength.. in his light. Love you brother.— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) December 1, 2013
My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real Father God I pray that you send… http://t.co/CnKblb3PWu— Vision Implementer (@Tyrese) December 1, 2013
I am so beyond heartbroken right now. I can't process anything.— James Wan (@creepypuppet) December 1, 2013
Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark,… http://t.co/nUiPPIU9Bb— Ludacris (@Ludacris) December 1, 2013
My heart is crushed by the news that my friend Paul Walker passed away today. Prayers and light to his daughter and family right now.— Michael Ealy (@MichaelEaly) December 1, 2013
Extremely saddened to hear of Paul Walker's passing. RIP— Roland Emmerich (@rolandemmerich) December 1, 2013
I'm a devastated right now. My prayers & condolences go out to Paul Walkers family & friends. He was a amazing talent & will truly b missed— Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) December 1, 2013
Paul my Buddy. "There's nothing I can say"...A good man... Silent tears. My family pauses a moment for you...in the studio we light a candle— RZA! (@RZA) December 1, 2013
RIP Paul Walker— Elisha Cuthbert (@HappyElishas) December 1, 2013
Sick about the tragic loss of #PaulWalker. I enjoyed our time together very much. Such a really nice guy. Prayers to his family and friends.— Carson Daly (@CarsonDaly) December 1, 2013
Man life is so short. People you care about can be here one min and gone the next Don't take life for granted RIP Paul Walker— Michael B Jordan (@michaelb4jordan) December 1, 2013
We've lost another kind, gentle soul...RIP Paul Walker— John Ortiz (@johnortiz718) December 1, 2013
In a weird way Paul Walker's death must feel like James Dean's to a segment of this generation.— Freddie Wong (@fwong) December 1, 2013
RIP Paul Walker. There are no words.— Kunal Nayyar (@kunalnayyar) December 1, 2013
Wow very sad to hear about Paul Walker.. Condolences to his family and friends..— George Kontos (@G_Kontos) December 1, 2013
So sad to hear about Paul Walker's passing. All of our thoughts & prayers are with his family. #RIPPaulWalker— Kris Jenner Show (@KrisJennerShow) December 1, 2013
I grew up idolizing @Realpaulwalker I'm so saddened for his family and this stunning tragic loss ...— Aaron Carter (@AARONCARTER) December 1, 2013
I send my heartfelt prayers and sincerest condolences to Paul Walker's family in this time of grief. What a shocking tragedy.— The Real Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) December 1, 2013
I send prayers and condolences to the family of Roger Rodas, who passed away w/Paul Walker. I can't imagine their shock and grief. #RIP— The Real Paula Abdul (@PaulaAbdul) December 1, 2013
im really sad about Paul Walker :(— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) December 1, 2013
RIP Paul Walker— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) December 1, 2013
Today is a gift… Love life. Live life. Give love. #RIPPaulWalker— Donnie Wahlberg (@DonnieWahlberg) December 1, 2013