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Fast, furious, unstoppable: Franchise stays in high gear

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Vin Diesel as Dom Toretto in a scene from "Furious 7."  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures, Scott Garfield)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neither Vin Diesel nor producer Neal Moritz wanted a sequel to “The Fast and the Furious.” The 2001 film about a group of East Los Angeles street racers and the FBI agent (Paul Walker) who infiltrates their ring just wasn’t “that kind of film,” according to Moritz.

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Mark Wahlberg to produce Boston Marathon bombing movie

In this Nov. 10, 2014 file photo, Mark Wahlberg arrives at the 2014 AFI Fest - "The Gambler," in Los Angeles. Wahlberg, along with Scott Stuber, Dylan Clark, Stephen Levinson and Michael Radutzky, will produce "Patriots' Day," a film chronicling the events surrounding the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing, based on the first-hand account of Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis. Matt Charman is writing the screenplay and Nicholas Nesbitt will executive produce. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS Films says Mark Wahlberg is set to produce “Patriots’ Day,” a feature film about the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing based on Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis’ firsthand account.

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‘Furious 7′ film shows off sharp new Imax laser technology

This Tuesday, March 31, 2015 photo shows the Imax laser projector at the TCL Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Chinese Theatre, one of the largest Imax theaters in the world, is one of more than a dozen locations that Imax expects to outfit with laser projection this year. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deeper blacks, brighter whites, even bigger screens and better sound. When the high-speed action sequel “Furious 7″ debuts this weekend, audiences at Hollywood’s famous TCL Chinese Theatre will see every tire skid and fistfight in Imax’s brand-new laser format.

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Obama signs order creating new cyber sanctions program

FILE  In this March 31, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyber espionage.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday authorized a new U.S. government approach to deterring cyberattacks: financial sanctions against malicious overseas hackers and companies that knowingly benefit from the fruits of cyberespionage.

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Review: ‘Furious 7′ drives hard with action, laughs, tribute

This photo provided by Universal Pictures shows, Paul Walker as Brian, in a scene from "Furious 7."  (AP Photo/Universal Pictures)

Fast-moving fight scenes, outrageous auto antics and a sprinkling of ridiculous one-liners make “Furious 7″ a campy, crowd-pleasing escape.

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