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The Fast & Furious franchise is going out with a bang. The 10th film in the franchise, «Fast X,» is set to hit theaters on May 19, and it’s the first of a two-part franchise finale. The creators behind the super-size conclusion are pulling out the big guns for the occasion, having tapped Jason Momoa as its latest villain and NLE Choppa, Jimin, JVKE, Muni Long, and Kodak Black to collaborate on the franchise’s next main theme song, «Angel Pt. 1.» But one aspect of the film that will really have fans of the Fast Saga in their feelings was revealed on May 11: the daughter of the late Paul Walker, Meadow Walker, will cameo in the film.
Paul originated the role of Brian O’Conner in «The Fast and the Furious» in 2001. He starred in all of the Fast Saga films that followed until he died tragically in a car crash in November 2013 amid the filming of «Furious 7,» when Meadow was just 15 years old.
Less than 10 years later, Meadow — now 24 years old — will be joining the Fast family on screen. She made the announcement on Instagram, posting a photo of herself filming her scene in the movie.
«A preview of my cameo in ‘Fast X,'» Meadow captioned her post before recounting how much the franchise — and her upcoming appearance in it — means to her. «The first fast was released when I was one year old! I grew up on set watching my father, Vin, Jordana, Michelle, Chris, and more on the monitors. Thanks to my dad, I was born into the fast family. I can’t believe now I get to be up there too. With those who have been around to see me grow up.» She concluded her caption, writing, «I am so blessed to be able to honor my father’s legacy and share this with him forever x I love you all so much.»
There isn’t much known about what Meadow’s appearance in the film will entail, but she appears to be aboard a plane in the snap she shared.
Today, Meadow is the founder and CEO of the Paul Walker Foundation, which, according to the foundation’s website, aims «to leave people better educated and equipped to deal with the challenges of tomorrow.»