Celeb friends express their grief over Paul Walker's death on social media

2 December 2013 / 2 years 10 months ago

Friends and fans of Fast & Furious star Paul Walker have taken to social media to share their grief over his death, with  Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Vin Diesel leading the tributes.

The 40-year-old actor died in a car crash on Nov 30 and his fellow 'Fast & Furious' actors have offered their condolences.

Dwayne tweeted: "All my strength, love & faith to the Walker family during this heartbreaking time. We find our strength.. in his light. Love you brother."

Meanwhile, Vin Diesel posted on Instagram: "Brother I will miss you very much. I am absolutely speechless. Heaven has gained a new Angel. Rest in Peace."

The pair were joined by a number of stars and fans paying tribute to Paul, who is survived by his 15-year-old daughter.

Zoe Saldana - who appeared with him in 2010 movie 'Takers' - said: "A very sad day indeed. R.I.P. Paul Walker. Our prayers are with you and your family."

Liam Neeson also joined in the outpouring for the late star, writing that his "heart goes out to his friends and family".

He tweeted: "Just heard about Paul Walker... Very sad tragic car accident. My heart goes out to his friends and family. Love. #RIPPaulWalker"

'How I Met Your Mother' actor Neil Patrick Harris also took to Twitter, contemplating about "how things can just end so suddenly". He said: "Such sad news about Paul Walker! It's so tragic and crazy how things can just end so suddenly. My condolences to his family."

Paul Walker's co-stars are also reported to be "too distraught" to return to work on the 'Fast & Furious 7' this week in the wake of his death. Production on the upcoming blockbuster, which began filming in September, is expected to be delayed.

One source said: "No one wants to even think about the movie. Period."

Other sources also told gossip website TMZ.com that the Paul was scheduled to shoot key scenes for the film this week in Atlanta, Georgia.

The insider said that several members of the cast and crew, who were supposed to fly to Atlanta this weekend to resume filming on Tuesday, said they won't be returning to the set anytime soon and expect the production will be halted.

Universal Studios, the company behind the film series, has yet to comment but sources said that this week's scenes all focused around Paul so the script will require some major rewrites.

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