Norman Reedus will be ‘back at work Tuesday’ after suffering a concussion on The Walking Dead

Norman Reedus gave an update on his well-being after suffering a concussion on the set of the horror-drama series The Walking Dead last week.

The 53-year-old performer shared the news about his health in an Instagram post created on Friday along with an image of a black cat.

The actor wrote a short message of gratitude: ‘Thank u for the nice thoughts it’s been a week. or two. ‘

Speaking out: Norman Reedus gave an update on his well-being after suffering a concussion on the set of the horror-drama series The Walking Dead last week; seen in 2019

Reedus confirmed that he had been injured while working on the set of the program, and that he was currently set to rejoin its cast this coming week.

‘I was in an accident. but getting better getting cleared and gonna be back at work Tuesday they tell me, ‘he wrote.

He also apologized for having to cancel an appearance at the Fandemic Tour event as a result of his injury.

Norman wrote: ‘Sorry bout Atlanta event I was looking forward to it. Most of all thank you for the eye in the dark messages I really loved that little cat. ‘

On the mend: Reedus then confirmed that he had been injured while working on the set of the program and that he was currently set to rejoin its cast this coming week;  still from The Walking Dead

On the mend: Reedus then confirmed that he had been injured while working on the set of the program and that he was currently set to rejoin its cast this coming week; still from The Walking Dead

Missed opportunity: The actor then apologized for having to cancel an appearance at the Fandemic Tour event as a result of his injury;  still from The Walking Dead

Missed opportunity: The actor then apologized for having to cancel an appearance at the Fandemic Tour event as a result of his injury; still from The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead’s current showrunner, Angela Kang, left a single heart emoji in the comments section of the post.

Reedus’ current and former partners, Diane Kruger and Helena Christensen, also expressed their support for him with a set of emojis.

The actor previously suffered a head injury while on the set of his long-running series on March 11 in Georgia, according to Deadline.

Although his injury occurred on set, it’s not yet known if he was filming at the time of the incident.

On-set incident: The actor previously suffered a head injury while on the set of his long-running series on March 11 in Georgia, according to Deadline;  still from The Walking Dead

On-set incident: The actor previously suffered a head injury while on the set of his long-running series on March 11 in Georgia, according to Deadline; 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;  seen in 2019 in NYC

On camera? Although Reedus’ injury occurred on set, it’s not yet known if he was filming at the time of the incident; seen in 2019 in NYC

Deadline notes that Reedus had well scheduled to make an appearance at the Fandemic Dead touring convention during its stop in Atlanta from March 18–20, but the event’s website now lists him among its cancellations.

He would have been joined by his Walking Dead costars Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Melissa McBride, Seth Gilliam and Cailey Fleming, along with former stars David Morrissey and Sarah Wayne Callies.

Jenna Elfman, of The Walking Dead’s spinoff series Fear The Walking Dead will also be in attendance, as will Reedus’ former costar Sean Patrick Flannery, who starred opposite him in The Boondock Saints, a bloody action film that served as his breakout role.

Off his schedule: Reedus had ben scheduled to appear at the Fandemic Dead touring convention in Atlanta from March 18–20, but the event's website now lists him among its cancellations;  with Melissa McBride on The Walking Dead

Off his schedule: Reedus had ben scheduled to appear at the Fandemic Dead touring convention in Atlanta from March 18–20, but the event’s website now lists him among its cancellations; with Melissa McBride on The Walking Dead

Moving on: After the end of the extra-large eleventh season, Reedus will star on a spin-off series with McBride (L), who plays Carol Peletier;  still from The Walking Dead

Moving on: After the end of the extra-large eleventh season, Reedus will star on a spin-off series with McBride (L), who plays Carol Peletier; still from The Walking Dead

Although The Walking Dead is approaching the end, there’s still plenty of the show to go, as it’s currently only about halfway through the eleventh season, which was given an extra-large order to help send the show off and to set up multiple spin- off shows.

Reedus will be getting one of those spin-offs with his costar Melissa McBride, who has played Carol Peletier since the first season.

The actor has also set himself up for a long-term collaboration with AMC after signing a first-look deal with the network in 2020.

At the time, he launched the production company Bigbaldhead Productions to help get productions off the ground.

Sticking around: The actor has also set himself up for a long-term collaboration with AMC after signing a first-look deal with the network in 2020;  still from The Walking Dead

Sticking around: The actor has also set himself up for a long-term collaboration with AMC after signing a first-look deal with the network in 2020; still from The Walking Dead

Reedus’ injury is unfortunately not the first on the set of The Walking Dead.

In 2017, the stuntman John Bernecker died from ‘massive head injuries’ after he suffered a serious fall while filming a scene for the horror series.

He was not filming, but instead was rehearsing a fight scene atop a building with one of the show’s actors when he slipped and fell 30 feet onto concrete.

Reedus’ head injury isn’t even his first accident on set, as he cut his arm while filming a scene in a barn for TWD’s fifth-season episode Them in 2015.

The injury was captured on camera, though it wasn’t ultimately used in the episode, according to Deadline.

Ouch: In 2015, Reedus cut his arm on camera while filming a scene in a barn for the fifth-season episode Them, but the take with the injury wasn't used in the final cut;  still from The Walking Dead

Ouch: In 2015, Reedus cut his arm on camera while filming a scene in a barn for the fifth-season episode Them, but the take with the injury wasn’t used in the final cut; still from The Walking Dead

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