‘The Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus suffered a concussion on set, rep says: ‘He’s recovering well’


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‘The Walking Dead’ star Norman Reedus suffered a concussion on set, according to his rep Jeffrey Chassen.

The incident happened on March 11 in Georgia on set, Deadline reported.

“Norman suffered a concussion on set,” the actor’s spokesperson, Jeffrey Chassen, said. “He is recovering well and will return to work soon. Thanks to everyone for their concern.”

Norman Reedus suffered a concussion while filming ‘The Walking Dead’, according to a spokesperson for the actor.
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It’s unclear what led to the incident or if it happened during filming, but AMC pushed production back a few days, according to Deadline.

The series shoots the last episodes of the series.

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This isn’t the first time Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon on the show, has been injured while filming ‘The Walking Dead’. The actor cut his arm while filming the episode “Them” in 2015. Reedus’ injury was captured on film but not considered in the episode, Deadline reported.

Other incidents occurred on the set of “The Walking Dead”, including the death of stuntman John Bernecker.

Reedus previously cut his arm while filming an episode in 2015.

Reedus previously cut his arm while filming an episode in 2015.
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Bernecker fell 22ft to his death while rehearsing a scene for the AMC show in July 2017. The stuntman crashed into a concrete floor – rather than an airbag – and succumbed to hand injuries. head two days later.

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Bernecker’s downfall occurred while he was rehearsing a fight scene with actor Austin Amelio, who was a regular season 8 cast member of the show. As an airbag was placed under Bernecker, the stuntman missed it on the way down and hit the concrete.

The stuntman’s family sued AMC and details of Bernecker’s death were revealed in court in December 2019.

Norman Reedus speaks onstage during The Walking Dead Universe at New York Comic Con 2019 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on October 5, 2019 in New York City.

Norman Reedus speaks onstage during The Walking Dead Universe at New York Comic Con 2019 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on October 5, 2019 in New York City.
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A lawyer for Susan and Hagen Bernecker claimed the production team was ‘complacent’ in terms of safety and there was ‘just a failure to plan for anything other than a complete success’ on set, according to the point. of sale.

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In closing arguments, the attorney argued that Amelio may have hit the stuntman, causing him to grab a railing and alter his fall, Deadline reported at the time. Amelio denied having had contact with Bernecker.

“There are a million different ways this stunt could have been thrown, but there was just no planning for it,” the lawyer said via Deadline.

Fox News’ Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.


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