The Walking Dead” super fan and Vine “Zombie Prankster,” Nick Santonastasso, pulled off a hilarious prank on “The Walking Dead’s” Norman Reedus (Daryl) in Tokyo.
Co-star Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) along with special effects guru/executive producer Greg Nicotero were in Japan promoting the global return of Season 4 on FOX, the show’s international broadcaster, when they got in on the gag.
From the Press Release
FOX, leading international entertainment pay-TV network and broadcaster of “The Walking Dead” in 125 countries outside the USA, launched its social media driven “#getFOXed” campaign in Tokyo today. Designed to identify super fans of its global hit shows by creating unmatched fan experiences, the campaign kicked off with the Ultimate Zombie Prank on Norman Reedus.
“The Walking Dead” fan and Vine “Zombie Prankster” Nick Santonastasso, who has more than 534,000 followers, was flown to Tokyo, Japan, where he was transformed into a walker by the show’s special effects guru, Greg Nicotero. Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes), Nick’s co-conspirator, manned the control room, giving the final go ahead, while hidden cameras captured every angle of Nick’s big scare on Norman Reedus (Daryl). Nick’s prank was a follow-up to his existing two-part viral “Zombie Prank” Vine series:
Watch the prank un-fold right here
Also if you haven’t seen it already you can catch the FIRST GLIMPSE of what season 4 has in store for us right here with this sneak preview !