Two actors were killed and six others were injured in Mexico as a result of a tragic incident near the set of Netflix''s The Chosen One. It was reportedly believed that crew members were riding in a van when it crashed and flipped.
Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar have been identified as the deceased by the Baja California Department of Culture.
On a desert road on the Baja California Sur peninsula, the accident occurred near where the crew was filming in Santa Rosalia.
Days before the incident, Garduno Cruz had shared the below Instagram photo.
The Chosen One, based on Mark Millar and Peter Gross''s comic book series, is about a 12-year-old boy who learns that he is Jesus Christ and returned to earth as a means to save humankind.
Redrum, an independent production company, has been suspended from producing the series since the tragic event.
Netflix hasn''t made a claim on the incident.
SAG-AFTRA has begun an investigation into the incident. It has been in contact with Netflix and with the Mexican actors union ANDA about this incident, and we are investigating the situations with local production, according to a spokesperson. Safety is always our top priority. We will continue to take all necessary precautions to ensure that our members and others are safe at their workplace.