As the saying goes, the first movie in this Jurassic franchise began as “an adventure 65 million years in the making.” Premiering in 1993 and directed by living legend Steven Spielberg, Jurassic Park and the blockbuster sequels that followed have secured their places as some of the highest-grossing movie in history. The strides made in making dinosaurs seemingly come to life continue to grow above and beyond almost anyone’s imagination with new technology and special effects. A brand-new chapter in the Jurassic franchise is set for release summer 2022, and we’ll take a close look at the first movie that started the worldwide phenomenon as we celebrate its upcoming 30th anniversary.
The original concept of the first movie in was based on an article about illegal street racing, and became one of the most lucrative movie franchises worldwide. We take a close look at the early days of what eventually metamorphosized into a blockbuster library series of sequels that launched into 11 planned movies, theme park attractions, a massive renewed interest into racing and car culture. Even after the tragic death of one of one of its lead stars, the machine that is Fast and the Furious shows no signs of stopping its world domination as a multi-billion dollar movie franchise.
Paul Walker was that California golden boy with electric blue eyes and a dazzling smile. From child actor to superstar, he was a driving force behind the blockbuster Fast and The Furious movie franchise until his untimely death in a fiery auto crash. Through personal stories told by his family, colleagues and those who’ve followed his career, this two-hour documentary gives an in-depth look at his life, on and off screen. From his life-saving charity work, to his adrenaline-pumping hobbies and close ties to his only daughter, viewers will learn of his impact on Hollywood and the world at large.
On November 30 2013, the shocking news that star of Hollywood action franchise Fast and Furious Paul Walker had died; in a tragic twist of fate the 40 year-old heart throb had passed in a high speed car accident. The ultimate action hero, blessed with stunning good looks, Paul had a thirst for thrills etched into his DNA. His maternal grandfather raced cars at the famous Bonneville Speedway, while his male side was dominated by wartime heroics. His grandfather was a Pearl Harbour veteran turned boxing champion and his father a Purple Heart winner. Ironically ocean lover Paul was a reluctant film star who had seen acting as a means to finance his passion for surfing. But at 25 the arrival of his daughter Meadow forced Paul to challenge his Mormon roots, deciding he wasn’t ready to be a full-time father. Paul and the action movie industry became a perfect fit, earning Paul a fortune, and the means to indulge his passion for fast cars. But after a decade contracted to the Fast and Furious series Paul wanted out; he had reconnected with his daughter and had launched his own disaster relief charity. During a Thanksgiving break from filming the latest turbo-charged outing of the multi-million franchise Paul hosted a charity event. Take a quick spin around the block in a Porsche supercar Paul and his business partner Roger Rodas lost their lives. So what happened? World renowned forensic pathologist, Dr Michael Hunter analyses the details to determine what caused the crash.
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