2 Netflix Actors Die After Crew Van Crashes In Mexico


CALIFORNIA — Two actors of Netflix’s The Chosen One were killed this week after a crew van crashed on the Baja California Sur peninsula, authorities said.

Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar died and six other cast or crew members were injured, the Baja California Department of Culture said Friday.

Mexican media reported the aid the van flipped over after running off the road in a desert region. The crew was reportedly working in the nearby Santa Rosalia area at the time.

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The show was described by Netflix as “A 12-year-old boy learns he’s the returned Jesus Christ, destined to save humankind.”

The show is based on the comic book series by Mark Millar and Peter Gross. The series is being taped by an independent production company, according to casting calls.

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Netflix is headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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