• georgia July 28, 2017 2:59 pm

    ‘Walking Dead' Panel Called Off for Stuntman's Funeral

    The AMC channel says a producers’ panel discussion for “The Walking Dead” is off because it conflicts with the funeral for a stuntman killed in an on-set fall. In a statement Thursday, AMC said some of the five producers scheduled to appear on the weekend panel will be attending services for 33-year-old stuntman John Bernecker. Authorities in Georgia said that...

  • georgia July 21, 2017 5:36 pm

    'Walking Dead' Comic-Con Panel Pays Tribute to Late Stuntman

    “The Walking Dead” panel at Comic-Con Friday almost didn’t happen after the death of a stunt performer on the show earlier this month. Showrunner Scott Gimple started the presentation in the San Diego Convention Center’s largest exhibition hall by paying tribute to stuntman John Bernecker, who was fatally injured during production in Georgia on July 12.

  • actor July 17, 2017 11:33 am

    'Walking Dead' Stuntman Fell Head-First on Concrete: Report

    An assistant director told authorities a stuntman fatally injured during production of “The Walking Dead” fell head- and neck-first onto concrete about 22 feet (7 meters) below.

  • spokesman July 14, 2017 2:06 pm

    Labor Officials Investigating On-Set Death of ‘Walking Dead' Stuntman

    Federal labor officials are investigating the on-set fall that led to the death of a stuntman on the hit television show “The Walking Dead.”
    Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk confirmed Friday that 33-year-old John Bernecker died about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at an Atlanta hospital. Bernecker fell earlier Wednesday on the show’s set in Senoia, about 35 miles south of Atlanta.

  • South Florida March 18, 2016 5:32 pm

    Fire-Breather Burned at Pep Rally ‘Lucky to Be Here'

    A fire-breather who accidentally set himself ablaze during a South Florida high school pep rally said Friday he’s lucky to be alive but plans to continue his shows.

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