On Thursday, June 17, Vin Diesel graced a major event with his adorable kids, an occurrence that doesn’t happen every day. The 53-year-old movie star’s real family met his cinematic one at Los Angeles’ Universal CityWalk in support of the latest installment in the Fast Furious franchise, F9. Accompanied by his wife Paloma Jimenez, 37, and children Hania, aged 13, Vincent, aged 11, and Pauline, aged 6, Vin attended the Fans First event that was exclusively organized for die-hard Fast fans to preview the movie ahead of its theatrical release on June 25. It was a joy to see Vin’s family meet Dom’s on such a memorable occasion.
Vin Diesel was accompanied by his fellow actors, namely Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, and Sung Kang, at an event for their latest movie, “F9.” The event showcased cars used in the film, including a sleek-looking Dodge Charger painted in matte black. The cast made a surprise appearance to excite fans who were already seated inside the AMC Auditorium. Critics have touted the movie as being both ludicrous and enjoyable, making it one of the must-see films of the year.
Vin Diesel recently took some time to pay tribute to his late co-star, Paul Walker, on Instagram prior to the release of their upcoming movie. Paul, who played Brian O’Conner in the hugely popular Fast franchise, tragically passed away in 2013 following a car accident. Vin and the rest of the Fast family have made it a point to keep his memory alive, and on June 6th, Vin shared a touching throwback photo that he received from Paul’s daughter, Meadow Walker, who is now 22 years old. In the caption, Vin expressed his emotions, gratitude, and eternal brotherhood with Paul. He also promised to make him proud and ended the message with a heartfelt “All love, Always.”
During an interview with E! on June 17, Vin Diesel shared that production for Furious 7 was halted for five months after the tragic death of Paul Walker in 2013. The cast and crew needed time to grieve and figure out how to proceed with the film. The studio ultimately agreed to let Paul’s character exist in the franchise’s mythology. Vin also spoke about the close brotherhood formed between the cast members during the making of the Fast and Furious franchise, which he believes will outlast the films. When asked about the possibility of Meadow, who is his goddaughter, joining the cast for the next film, Vin remained coy but suggested that anything is possible. He didn’t want to give away any secrets about Fast 10 but hinted that nothing is ruled out.