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First Look: ‘Mansions’ is Walker’s last completed film role

What: “Brick Mansions”

Cast: Paul Walker, David Belle and RZA

Writer: Luc Besson

Director: Camille Delamarre

The story: A Detroit cop (Walker) goes undercover with an ex-con (Belle) to take down a drug kingpin (RZA) in this Parkour-heavy action movie.

The buzz: A remake of the French movie “District B13,” it’s basically “The Fast & The Furious” but with monkey-flipping humans instead of cars. Belle, the co-founder of the sport also known as free running, makes his English-language debut. “Brick Mansions” also marks the late Walker’s last completed film role. (His brothers are helping to finish his work on “Fast & Furious 7.”)

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