Paul Walker’s Brother, Cody, Lands First Film Role

By : Mark Foster |


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The brother of late actor Paul Walker gained huge plaudits for his performance in Furious 7, and has now been given a supporting role in the upcoming USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage.

Directed by Mario Peebles and starring alongside Nic Cage, Cody Walker will have a major supporting role in the story based on real events. The USS Indianapolis was a heavy cruiser carrying parts of the first atom bomb when it was torpedoed by the Japanese and sank in minutes. Of the 1,196 men aboard, only 317 survived after spending 5 days in the water staving of starvation, exhaustion and shark attacks.

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It has been confirmed that Cage will play Captain Charles McVay, but there is no news on who Walker will portray. All we know is that he will play a sailor struggling for survival alongside his fellow shipmates. The film will also feature performances from Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter and Brian Presley. USS Indianapolis: Men Of Courage is set for release in 2016 over the memorial day weekend, which will be 27th-29th of May.