Norman Reedus suffers a head injury and a concussion on The Walking Dead set… but he’s expected to ‘return to work soon’
- Reedus, 53, reportedly suffered a head injury on March 11 on set
- It’s unclear if he was filming scenes for The Walking Dead at the time he was hurt
- His rep said the actor was ‘recovering well’ and would be back to work shortly
- Reedus has been filming the final scenes of The Walking Dead
Norman Reedus has gotten a concussion while on the set of his long-running AMC series The Walking Dead.
The 53-year-old actor suffered a head injury in an incident on March 11 in Georgia, Deadline reported on Wednesday.
Although his injury occurred on set, it’s not yet known if he was filming at the time of the incident.
On-set incident: Norman Reedus, 53, suffered a head injury and a concussion on the set of the Walking Dead on March 11, Deadline reported on Wednesday; still from The Walking Dead
‘Norman suffered a concussion on set,’ his spokesperson Jeffrey Chassen said Wednesday morning. ‘He is recovering well and will return to work soon. Thank you to everyone for their concern.’
Reedus and his costars have been filming the eleventh and final season of The Walking Dead, but AMC has reportedly pushed back the wrap date for the series to accommodate his time off to recover.
A Fandemic Tour social post first broke the news of his injury.
‘Norman Reedus had to postpone due to an accident while filming,’ it read.
On camera? Although Reedus’ injury occurred on set, it’s not yet known if he was filming at the time of the incident; still from The Walking Dead