drama on the set of the Netflix series, two actors killed

It’s a drama that hit the set of the Netflix series The Chosen One. Two actors: Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar died in a road accident while filming in Mexico. Present in the vehicle, two other actors and four members of the team escaped with injuries. They are now in stable condition.

The van in which the two victims and the other members of the team had boarded went off the road and overturned. The accident took place in a desert area of ​​Mexico, in the state of Baja California.

Following this, filming was halted. Nexflix Was Set to Bring Mark Millar and Peter Gross’ Comic Book Adaptation to the Screen American Jesus. It tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who is an incarnation of Jesus. His mission ? Save humanity.

“The Chosen One”: two actors die

At this time, we do not yet have any information regarding a possible resumption of filming. A new cast should be called. However, the production of the show has recently been called into question. For its part, Netflix expressed its condolences in a press release made public. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic accident that claimed the life of Ray Garduno et John Francis Gonzalez. Our thoughts are with their loved ones and those injured in this unfortunate accident.”

According to Deadline, the driver, Alberto Jimenez Gomez, was driving at excessive speed at the time of the accident. The Mexican gendarmerie would have confirmed this information to Deadline. The weather conditions and visibility would also have caused the loss of control of the van.

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To make the series, Netflix called on the brothers Everardo and Leopoldo Gout. Well known to the public, these two showrunners have many successes to their credit. Filming was taking place in their native Mexico.

Everardo Gout notably produced the fifth volume ofAmerican Nightmare. He directed episode eight of the first season of the hit series Snowpiercer and several episodes of the series Mars pour National geographic.

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