Filming of “Fast and Furious 9” has wrapped, and cast member Tyrese Gibson recently paid tribute to late co-star Paul Walker. Gibson told the fans that they all thought about the late actor every day while filming, and his spirit helped them through the rough days.

Walker, who is known for playing Brian O’Conner in the “Fast and Furious” movies, died in a car crash on Nov. 30, 2013. The actor was in the passenger seat at the time of the accident.

Gibson took to Instagram to pay tribute to Walker on his death anniversary. He recalled how he got the “worst phone call” of his life six years ago. The actor said that he decided to sleep the whole day in order to avoid the pain of thinking about his late friend and to make the day end sooner.

Knowing that it will be difficult to think about how much he misses his friend, Gibson said that he chose to think of all the good things he shared with Walker instead. He recalled how the late actor used to smile, and how they both shared stories about how they love their daughters.

Gibson said that he and the other cast members thought about Walker every day while filming “Fast and Furious 9.” He added that every time the cast and crew felt tired, the spirit of the late actor helped pull them up to finish the job.

A video that Gibson shared on Instagram shows an interview clip in which Walker said that he loves the Roman Pearce actor like a brother. “Love you too bro!!!!!!!! Miss you everyday,” Gibson wrote in the post.

Meanwhile, Vin Diesel has been sharing updates from the production set of the upcoming film. In an Instagram video, he and fellow cast member Michelle Rodriguez teased that they were going back to the racetracks for the film.

“Fast and Furious 9” will be released on May 22, 2020.

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Vin Diesel returns for "Fast and Furious 9." Universal Pictures