Industry insiders are predicting that 'Furious 7' will enjoy an opening week of more than $100 million, which would be a record.
With still more than a week to go until it makes its official U.S. premiere, movie industry insiders are predicting a record-breaking first week of box office sales for Furious 7, according to Variety.
Tracking services and analysts are suggesting that the Universal picture, the seventh instalment of the wildly successful franchise The Fast & The Furious, will make as much as $115 million in its debut week. If that happens, it will set a new record for an opening week during April, topping the release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier which made $95 million last year.
'Furious 7' star Vin Diesel
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The first screening of Paul Walker's last film was premiered at Texas festival, South By Southwest
Just over 15 months after Paul Walker was tragically killed in a car accident, his last cinematic appearance in Furious 7 has been given its first public screening at South by Southwest (SBSW) Festival.
Paul Walker was killed in a car crash in November 2013
Fans queued for hours for the secret midnight screening at the Texas festival and were left emotional and inspired by the touching send off for the American actor. The film is dedicated to the late actor who has played Brian O’Connor since the Fast & Furious franchise began in 2001.
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Vin Diesel - Celebrities attend 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts with City Hall in Beverly Hills. at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd February 2015
The sins of London have followed them home. After throwing Owen Shaw (Luke Evans) out of a cargo plane, his brother, Ian Shaw (Jason Statham), is out for revenge. When Shaw kills Han Seoul-Oh (Sung Kang) in a brutal car-crash, Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and Brian O'Conner (Paul Walker) are forced back behind the wheel for one last ride, in order to find the man who killed their friend before he can get to them. This investigation will see the team dropping their cars out of planes and driving between buildings to prove that they are the Furious 7.
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Could the Hollywood star be set to feature in two different Marvel franchises?
Vin Diesel may have just revealed what his next big movie project is. The Hollywood star, who recently voiced the human-like tree Groot in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ recently implied he is involved in another Marvel franchise.
Diesel has hinted several times about possibly starring in 'Inhumans'
On Sunday (Dec 28th) Diesel took to Facebook and posted a photograph of himself sporting a black vest with the "Inhumans" logo on the chest, as well as the message "Are you Inhuman?" in the background.
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Do you think Vin Diesel has what it takes to play Black Bolt in 'The Inhumans'?
Remember when Vin Diesel made a big deal about playing Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy? Yeah, he really wanted you to know he'd landed that part and now, the action star has taken to Facebook to seemingly announce a new opportunity: "are you inhuman?" he asked fans.
Vin Diesel voiced Groot in Guardians of the Galaxy. Here he is wearing a Groot t-shirt.
It's not the first time that Diesel has expressed an interest in starring in an Inhumans movie - an adaptation of the Marvel comic of the same name. "I get the strange feeling that Marvel thinks I'm Inhuman . Haha", he previously said on Facebook.
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