Furious 7 (alternatively known as Furious Seven and Fast & Furious 7) is a 2015 American action film. It is the sequel to the 2013 film Fast & Furious 6 and the seventh installment in the Fast & Furious film series. The film was written by Chris Morgan and directed by James Wan. It stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Kurt Russell and Jason Statham. With the previous three installments being set between 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Furious 7 is the first film of the series to mostly take place after Tokyo Drift.
The film marks the final film appearance of Paul Walker, who died on November 30, 2013, with filming only half-completed. After Walker's death, filming was delayed for script re-writes and his brothers Caleb and Cody were used as stand-ins to complete his remaining scenes. Furious 7 was released first in Australia, Mexico and Puerto Rico on April 2, 2015, and then in the United States on April 3, 2015, and was released in 3D internationally, a first for the series.