Watch Paul Walker and David Belle in new Brick Mansions trailer
Hip-hop producer RZA also stars in the remake of French thriller District B13
The late Fast & Furious actor plays Damien Walker in the District B13 remake, an undercover cop who must defeat a crime lord holding Detroit hostage with a neutron bomb.
Damien drafts in ex-con Lino to help him infiltrate Brick Mansions, a tenement "so dangerous" that a wall has been built around it.
Free-running founder David Belle, who appeared in the original 2004 French thriller, stars as parkour expert Lino whose daredevil skills are highlighted at the beginning of the two-minute trailer.
Expect badass moves, fast cars, dramatic explosions and sky-high levels of testosterone. "Got a plan?" Lino asks Damien before the duo take on a hefty-looking enemy. "Kick his ass and don’t get squashed," is the response.
Director Camille Delamarre made his debut on Brick Mansions after editing Taken 2 and Transporter 3.
US music producer RZA from hip-hop crew Wu-Tang Clan stars as the crime lord, with Colombian actress Catalina Denis also among the cast.
Walker and RZA became firm friends while shooting for Brick Mansions. The rapper wrote a song called "Destiny Bends" in tribute to his "kindred spirit" co-star after Walker died aged 40 in a Los Angeles car crash.
Relativity, the production company behind Brick Mansions, will make a donation to Walker's charity Reach Out Worldwide when the film is released on 25 April this year.
The seventh instalment of Fast & Furious is set to hit cinemas on 10 April 2015, with Walker's character Brian O'Conner due to be "retired" without being killed off.
The actor had already shot roughly half of the footage before his death, but some additional scenes are to be written and filmed to make his departure seem natural.
Final Top Gear reviewTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 The biggest first date turnoff has been revealed
Bad luck, One Direction: Paul McCartney doubts success of The Beatles will ever be matched again
This is surely the best way to watch Jaws
The Crystal Maze: Richard O’Brien confirmed to return as more details revealed about show's rebooted format
James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
What if Nicolas Cage played every character in Game of Thrones?
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts