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July 15, 2015 10:15 PM

Cody Walker, brother of the late actor Paul Walker, has been cast in the upcoming World War II movie USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage.

Cody Walker, 27, made his film debut in Furious 7 when he and brother Caleb served as Paul Walker’s stand-ins for certain scenes after the actor died in a car accident in late 2013.

According to Variety, the film is inspired by real events and will have Nicholas Cage playing Capt. Charles Butler McVay, whose ship was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in July 1945. Walker will play one of McVay’s crew.

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USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage will also star Tom Sizemore and Thomas Jane. Mario Van Peebles is directing.

According to reports, Cody Walker may also join future Fast & Furious installments playing a new character.

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