cody walker lands his first major film role
and continues to make his brother proud
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The late Paul Walker is someone that we will always hold near and dear to our hearts. Fortunately, his family tree shares the same talented, gorgeous genes that the actor posessed, and the world will get to see these attributes in action when Paul's brother, Cody, stars alongside Nicolas Cage in a dramatic World War II film titled, USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage.
Cody first stepped on the scene after serving as his late brother's stand-in for the latest sequel of The Fast and the Furious franchise. Following his help in completing the movie, the licensed paramedic revealed his desire to pursue a career in acting.
His dream is finally coming true, as this will mark his first major role in a feature film. Cody is extremely stoked to be playing one of Cage's crewmen and has constantly posted backstage photos from the set on his Facebook account.
The movie will recount the infamous sinking of USS Indianapolis ship after delivering parts for the first atomic bombs. Subsequently, the crew endured monumental struggles and of the 1,196 men that were aboard, only 317 survived.
USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage is set to release over the 2016 Memorial Day weekend.
My family and I truly appreciate the support we have received during this difficult time. One of the many things I admired about my brother was his genuine desire to help others in need. As many of you know, in 2010 @paulwalker founded @reachoutww, a disaster relief organization. It is with great honor that I have decided to join the ROWW team as Brand Manager. I look forward to working with like-minded individuals and partners to ensure ROWW continues to aid those in need in the years to come. As Paul would say 'when you put good will out there, it's amazing what can be accomplished.' We can all make a difference in this world and I am honored to join the ROWW team in fulfilling my brother’s legacy and ensure that the good my brother did lives on.