Exclusive: Harry's Law Courts Walking Dead Man Jon Bernthal For Season-Ending Stint

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In what would mark his first TV appearance since getting zombified by Rick on The Walking Dead, Jon Bernthal is nearing a deal to guest star in an explosive May sweeps episode of Harry’s Law, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Bernthal would play a man who holds the courtroom hostage when the person accused of raping and murdering his sister is found not guilty.

The Law stint marks a quick pit stop for Bernthal before he begins production on L.A. Noir, TNT’s period drama pilot from the actor’s former Walking Dead boss Frank Darabont.

Comments (12)

  • Playing a crazy guy? Right up his alley!

    Comment by Barb Staigerwald – March 23, 2012 03:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • this show will be big 2 just like TWD may be bigger if he stays on the show everyone loves Jon Bernthal he is a great acter and he is handsome u cant find a lot of good acters the old ones have passed a way or got on drugs but i belive jon will be around for a long time

      Comment by rebecca – April 14, 2012 11:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Love it. He was great on Thee Walking Dead and will be in this too.

    Comment by jasie – March 23, 2012 04:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good to see him getting something a little different post-The Walking Dead. I just hope his performance is a little more restrained…LOL

    Comment by Andrew – March 23, 2012 04:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yay!!! I’ve missed him already!!

    Comment by Hygchick28 – March 23, 2012 10:05 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Good to see him again I knew he’d find something new. Ive always said that he makes the show exiting and I know he’s going to be big.

    Comment by Nelson – March 24, 2012 10:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • You tease!! I thought that was a picture of Corey Stoll! I guess hotness comes in many forms.

    Comment by Jennifer – March 24, 2012 02:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • A blogger on another website said “I hope Bernthal enjoys his TWD limelight, ’cause that lame actor isn’t going anywhere!” Whoa… Except on Harry’s Law, then L.A. Noir, and rumored as a nominee for an Emmy. Lame actor? Not so much. I love him.

    Comment by bonmot – March 25, 2012 06:29 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Jon Bernthal is an awesome actor, the best on TWD and I can’t wait to see him in L.A. Noir, I know he will make the show a hit with his talent. I’m so sorry to see him gone from TWD but can’t wait to see him on his next ventura. Stay awesome!

    Comment by Jen Stirling – March 26, 2012 06:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Awesome!!!! JB is the man!!! And a GREAT actor.. I will forever support my boy!!!

    Comment by Gary – April 9, 2012 08:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I may actually watch this just for him.

    Comment by Teag – April 10, 2012 02:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I actually met Jon Bernthal the end of last year at the gym when he was filming a movie here in Shreveport. All I can say is he is a great guy! I took a pic with him and he was so cool. He will no doubt end up being one of the biggest names in Hollywood.

    Comment by Jason – June 26, 2012 10:41 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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