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"The Fate of the Furious" got an early screening on Wednesday at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

Vin Diesel introduced the film at the event -- which was packed with members of the press and movie theater exhibitors -- and got choked up talking about former co-star Paul Walker. This is the first film in the franchise to be shot fully after the actor's death.

"Part of Paul’s legacy lives through every frame that we shoot," Diesel told the crowd. "You are reminded of this angel that was so integral to this concept of brotherhood for our millennium. There's something beautiful about that. There's something celebratory about that."

The screening comes after rumors of a rift between Diesel and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who reportedly got into it during filming. While Johnson was in Vegas for press events for both "Jumanji" and "Baywatch," he was MIA for Wednesday's panel. According to one critic who saw the film, the two don't share any screen time together.

See some of the reaction coming out of Sin City below. The film opens April 14.

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