Paul Walker‘s brother Cody has landed his first official feature film role alongside Nicolas Cage in an upcoming World War II action drama.
Cody, a licensed paramedic, first stepped in front of the camera to help complete his brother’s scenes in “Furious 7” after Paul was killed in a car crash in 2013, while shooting the latest sequel in the action movie franchise, reported Variety.
Earlier this year, Cody signed a deal with the Paradigm agency, and his representatives have helped him land his first major supporting role in the film “USS Indianapolis”.
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The movie features Cage as the real naval captain who struggled to keep his crewmen alive after the ship, which was on a secret mission to deliver parts for the first atomic bomb, was torpedoed by the Japanese Navy in 1945.
Cody also joins a cast which includes Tom Sizemore and Thomas Jane. The film is directed by Mario Van Peebles.