UPDATED STORY (06/18/2022):
Production has been briefly suspended on Netflix‘s The Chosen One following a car crash in Mexico that left two actors, Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar, dead and six more cast or crew members injured.
The injured cast members are in stable condition, per Deadline. Redrum, the series’ manufacturing firm, halted manufacturing following the accident, which reportedly occurred whereas the passengers had been driving to a close-by airport on June 16. Netflix has not but commented on the accident.
ORIGINAL STORY (06/18/2022):
Two actors from Netflix’s The Chosen One have died from accidents sustained in a automotive crash in Mexico on Thursday, June 16. The accident left six different forged or crew members injured. The group was driving in a van close to Mulegé on the Baja California Sur peninsula when the crash occurred.
Local information shops reported the crash on Thursday, saying the van flipped over after veering off the highway in a desert space, in accordance with Associated Press. Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar had been the 2 actors who died, in accordance with a Friday report from the Baja California Department of Culture. The forged and crew had reportedly been filming close by within the Santa Rosalia space.
It’s not clear how the accident will affect manufacturing of The Chosen One, which Netflix describes as the next: “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.”
The sequence, written with English and Spanish dialogue, is predicated on the American Jesus comics created by author Millar and artist Gross. According to Variety, filming on the sequence started in April 2022. Casting requires The Chosen One say it’s being produced by an unbiased manufacturing firm.
The Chosen One is the newest Netflix manufacturing from Millarworld, a comic book e-book publishing home based by Millar. Millarworld was acquired by Netflix in 2017.
“As creator and re-inventor of some of the most memorable stories and characters in recent history, ranging from Marvel’s The Avengers to Millarworld’s Kick-Ass, Kingsman, Wanted, and Reborn franchises, Mark is as close as you can get to a modern day Stan Lee,” Netflix chief content material officer Ted Sarandos stated in a press release on the time. “We can’t wait to harness the creative power of Millarworld to Netflix and start a new era in global storytelling.”