The people involved with making the movie seriously considered scrapping the project as a result of Walker’s passing away. However, the figured out a tasteful and touching way to retire Walker’s character instead.
However, in order to achieve this, the character’s parts to be rewritten. There was only one problem, they still had to figure out how to shoot these parts. This was done by having Walker’s brothers, Caleb and Cody Walker record his parts, and then Paul Walker’s face was imposed on theirs using CGI.
The production team used older footage of Walker to achieve this, and ultimately succeeded in bidding farewell to Walker’s character in a fitting and satisfactory way.
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