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Watch now: Abu Dhabi features in new 'Fast & Furious 7' trailer

Watch now: Abu Dhabi features in new 'Fast & Furious 7' trailer

The UAE capital receives a Hollywood hit


This week, Universal Pictures has released the trailer for the upcoming seventh installment of the Fast & Furious film series, with clips of scenes filmed in Abu Dhabi making an appearance

Titled Furious 7, the filming of the new action blockbuster took place in the emirate in April, using the Abu Dhabi desert and iconic Emirates Palace featured in key scenes from the newly released trailer. 

The movie stars Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson and Jason Statham, as well as the last appearance by Paul Walker – who passed away in November 2013 before production was completed. Directed by James Wan, the high-octane Furious 7 is scheduled for worldwide release in April 2015, and aims to follow in the footsteps of the previous film, which made around $239 million worldwide. 

Watch the new trailer below now: