Watch out, Hollywood! Another Walker is venturing to the movie industry as Cody Walker, the twenty seven year old brother, has landed his first role in a major film alongside none other than actor and star Nicholas Cage. Read on to learn more about Cody Walker’s first major film role.
According to an exclusive report on Deadline, Cody Walker, the brother of the late “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker, has just landed a role in a major film, and will star in it alongside actor Nicholas Cage.
Cody Walker, who helped out in the latest installment of “Fast & Furious” by “standing in” for his brother in several scenes, will be portraying a Navy sailor survivor in the film “USS Indianapolis:Men of Courage”. His character will be a major supporting character in the film.
According to the report, the film will star Nicholas Cage as Captain Charles McVay, the commander of the titular ship, who, during World War II, was tasked with the top secret mission of delivering parts of the bomb that was to be dropped on Hiroshima. However, the ship was sunk by a torpedo, causing the men to struggle for four days in shark infested waters, while waiting for someone to rescue them.
Mario Van Peebles will direct the period piece; and Richard Rionda, Hannibal pictures and Mike Mendelson will produce the film, which, according to E! News, is slated to premier in 2016. It also reported that the newly minted actor is excited for this project and has already posted several pictures from the set of “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage”. The film is slated to premiere in 2016.
What do you think about Cody Walker’s first venture into film? What do you think of him as an actor, based on the latest installment of “Fast & Furious”? Are you looking forward to Cody Walker and Nicholas Cage in “USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage”? Will you watch the film when it comes out? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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