Paul Walker's Death: Universal Unveils Emotional Tribute on YouTube (Video)
Paul Walker continues to be honored by those who worked with him.
Universal Pictures has released a video tribute to the actor, who died in a Valencia, Calif., car accident Nov. 30, via its Fast & Furious YouTube channel. The video features scenes from the hit franchise, with Skylar Grey's "I'm coming Home" playing in the background.
"The most important thing in life will always be the people in this room," Vin Diesel says in a scene from Fast Five.
The description of the video reads, "Paul Walker's family appreciates the outpouring of love and goodwill from his many fans and friends. They have asked, in lieu of flowers or other gifts, that donations please be made to Paul's charity Reach Out Worldwide (ROWW). Donations can easily be made through their website at http://www.ROWW.org/."
Walker's charity is a network of professionals with first-responder skill sets who volunteer when disasters strike to help relief efforts worldwide. Recently, the organization helped after the Philippines typhoon, the 2011 Alabama tornado and the March 2010 earthquake in Chile. The actor founded the nonprofit after helping with relief efforts following the 2010 Haiti earthquake. There he saw that more skilled personnel were needed to aid in disaster relief.
Many of Walker's Fast & Furious co-stars have shared their own tributes to the late actor, with Diesel posting on Facebook: "Pablo, I wish you could see the world right now...and the profound impact your full life has had on it, on us...on me...I will always love you Brian, as the brother you were...on and off screen."
The YouTube tribute comes as the future of Universal's Fast & Furious 7 remains unclear. The studio has put production on hold indefinitely. Walker was reprising his role as Brian O'Conner; sources say he made $8.5 million for Fast 6 and between $9 million and $13 million for Fast 7, in addition to backend participation.
The actor was a passenger in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT driven by Roger Rodas, who also died in the crash. Police have ruled out that the car was racing at the time of the accident, and the Porsche has been described as extraordinarily difficult to handle.
Watch the video tribute below.