Vin Diesel remembers Paul Walker at 'Furious 7' trailer launch

Written by PTI | Los Angeles | Updated: Nov 2 2014, 20:20pm hrs
Actor Vin Diesel remembered his friend, actor Paul Walker as a 'special angel' at the trailer launch of 'Furious 7'.

Diesel, Michelle Rodriguez and other stars of the hit action movie series gathered at Universal Studios in Hollywood to debut the trailer for the seventh and last film in the franchise that Walker had filmed before his shocking death less than one year ago, reported E! online.

Diesel called the late star "a special angel."

Other stars who appeared onstage were Tyrese, who plays Roman Pearce, and Ludacris, who stars as Tej Parker, and Jordana Brewster, who plays Dom's sister Mia.

Dom is the leader of their street racing crew, which carries out heists. Jason Statham, who plays the new villain, was at the event as well. Cast member Dwayne Johnson, who reprises his role as Hobbs, was not present.

Walker died in a car accident on November, 30, 2013 at age 40. He was survived by a daughter. Before his death, he also shot the movie 'Brick Mansions', which was released this past April.