The Walking Dead Season 8: A tragic accident stops filming, actors react!

Cinema 17 July, 2017

While a terrible accident occurred on the shooting of season 8 of The Walking Dead, the actors took over the social networks to express their deep sadness!

A tragic news! Yes, the meltynauts, this is an unprecedented drama that has recently occurred on the set of AMC’s flagship series. While Austin Amelio (Dwight) and John Bernecker, a renowned stuntman, were shooting a scene on Negan’s balcony, the worst happened. The professional dropped to seven meters in height. If he first tried to catch up, he unfortunately let go of his catch causing his immediate death according to the information of the site TMZ. An accident that obviously provoked the emotion among the most loyal fans of the show but also among the actors who were keen to express themselves on social networks. Austin Amelio, deeply shocked, said he was shocked: “I do not have the words, my heart is completely broken for John Bernecker, please pray for his family and friends.” For his part, the interpreter of Daryl used his instagram account to share a cliché of the stuntman: “Love and prayers for the family and the friends of John on this day, we will miss you.”

Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Negan) also decided to pay tribute to him: “I feel a great pain today and this will be the case day after day. Love, respect and my condolences for the family and friends of John, we’ll miss him forever. ” It is the same suffering on the part of Lauren Cohan (Maggie): “No word can translate the pain I feel for John and his family. Please count them in your thoughts and prayers.” Ross Marquand (Aaron) also said: “I am sending all my love to John’s family and friends, know that we are all here in these difficult moments.” Finally, Steven Ogg (Simon) has put all his trouble on his instagram account: “I send my love, prayers and condolences to John’s family and friends. Stuntmen are the only ones able to make hard guys, Really hard. “They are the heroes of the shadows of productions.Many love to them #twdfamily.” One thing is certain, the shooting will not resume in the immediate moment in order to allow time for the actors and the technical team to regain their spirits. The cast will, however, be present at the Comic-Con in San Diego.