Making a documentary about Paul Walker’s life and career
According to Deadline, Paramount Network, Network Entertainment and I Am Heath Ledger producer Derik Murray will team for a comprehensive documentary look at the life and death of The Fast and Furious actor Paul Walker.
The documentary film I Am Paul Walker will be directed by Adrian Buitenhuis, who made the film I Am Heath Ledger.
Derik Murray will be the producer of the project, who has extensive experience in making documentaries such as I Am JFK Jr., I Am Sam Kinison, I Am Dale Earnhardt and I Am Bruce Lee.
According to the producer, the content of the documentary about Fast and Furious actor will be collected from interviews with Paul Walker’s family, friends and colleagues.
Paul Walker is Paramount's top priority when he has his own life documentary.
The documentary will explore his film career and shine a light on 'the actor’s passion for the world’s oceans and marine life and his work to help rebuild Haiti after the devastating earthquake.
Paul Walker is best known for his portrayal of Brian O'Connor in The Fast and the Furious, a Los Angeles pollice officer who joins the ranks of street racers to investigate theft.
In the later part of the series, Brian leaves the police force to join a new family including Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), Roman Pierce (Tyrese Gibson), Tej (Ludacris). On the 30th of November 2013, Paul Walker died suddenly after a traffic accident in Santa Clarita, California, just aged 40.
Walker was on a break from filming the seventh film in the Fast & Furious franchise when he was killed.
After death, Paul Walker’s impression in The Fast and the Furious is not small. Especially when the film became one of the most successful series of history, the name of the actor was even more honored than ever when he was featured in seven installments that lasted 14 years in the series.
In addition to the highly-grossing series, Paul Walker is also known for a number of films including Takers, Varsity Blues, She's All That, and Joy Ride.
Since Walker died in a catastrophic car accident, his only daughter Meadow Walker repeatedly remembers him with sweet images of her and her daddy.
Meadow is one of the most important things to Paul Walker's life. She had lived with him for two years before his death and became the sole beneficiary to his fortune. Meadow now lives with mother Rebecca Soteros. The 19-year-old is also the founder of the ocean conservation fund in 2015 to make her father's ocean passion and love come true.
By: Christina Baker