Production stalled on Netflix’s “The Chosen One” after two actors were killed and six injured in an accident – deadline

UPDATE: More details have emerged from the incident that claimed the lives of two actors and injured two cast members and four crew members in Mexico during filming. Netflix series The Chosen One.

Production of the series has been suspended by Redrum, the company that manages the filming. The incident happened when the victims were traveling from Santa Rosalia to the local airport on June 16. The injured cast and crew members are in stable condition.

Netflix has not yet commented on the incident.

SAG-AFTRA is investigating the incident. “SAG-AFTRA is in contact with Netflix and the Mexican Actors Union ANDA about this incident, and we are investigating the circumstances with local production,” a spokesman said. “The safety of the set is always our top priority. We will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure that our members and others are safe in the workplace.

THE EARLIER ones: Crew members were riding in a van when it crashed and overturned in an accident near the Netflix series The Chosen One.

Two actors were killed and six other crew members were injured in the incident, officials said. The victims were not initially identified. The Baja California Ministry of Culture later announced that Raimundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar had died.

The accident happened on a desert road near Mulege on the Baja California Sur peninsula.

The team is filming in nearby Santa Rosalia.

The Chosen One the series is about a 12-year-old boy who learns that he is the returned Jesus Christ, designed to save humanity. It is based on a series of comics by Mark Millar and Peter Gross.

The series is being shot by an unidentified independent production company. Authorities had no information on whether the accident would affect production.

Dave Robb contributed to this report.

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