Two actors on the Netflix series The Chosen One were killed and six other cast or crew members were injured after the van they were riding in crashed near Mulege, located on the Baja California Sur peninsula.
According to local media reports, the crash occurred Thursday, June 16, 2022 and said the van flipped after running off the road in a desert area and that the crew had apparently been working in the nearby Santa Rosalia area at the time.
The Baja California Department of Culture said Friday, June 17, 2022 that the actors who lost their lives as a result of the crash are; Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar.
The six injured and currently unnamed production members include two other actors and four members of the crew who are all currently stable, according to a source familiar with the situation.
As a result of the incident, Redrum, the production company behind The Chosen One, has temporarily paused production on the series.
Below is Netflix’s description of the Chosen One;
“A 12-year-old boy learns he’s the returned Jesus Christ, destined to save humankind. Based on the comic book series by Mark Millar and Peter Gross.”