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MTV Movie Awards 2014 to Pay Tribute to Paul Walker

April 12, 2014 (1:03 am) GMT
Jordana Brewster is set to take the stage to speak about her late 'Fast and Furious' co-star and show clips of his work.
Paul Walker

will be honored at the upcoming 23rd annual MTV Movie Awards. The late actor who died in a fiery car accident last November will be remembered during live telecast on April 13 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. His "" co-star will introduce and lead the tribute, and clips of his work will be shown.

"Paul Walker was a role model for the MTV audience since the very beginning of his too-short career. Our audience grew up with him, from Varsity Blues to the Furious franchise," said MTV's president Stephen Friedman. "He was a movie star but one that they could relate to."

He went on, "Paul's humanity and kindness clearly showed through every role. We're honored to be able to spend a moment in this year's Movie Awards to celebrate him."

The event's executive producer Garrett English told The Associated Press, "Well, I think we are just really happy and honored that they were willing to allow us to celebrate him in some way on the show. And his family and friends were willing to have that happen."

"He's been such a big part of the channel, what the channel's audience has been about. He's been such a big part of our show in the past that it felt really right to us, and we're just really happy and honored that they were willing to allow us to do something for him on the show."

Other special honorees are and . The "" actor will be given Generation Award by "" cast like , , , and . Meanwhile, the "" star will be handed Trailblazer Award by his "" co-star, .

will host the event. , , , and are among the performers. is set to present at the awards show along with her "" co-star . Other confirmed presenters are , , , , and .

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