‘The Chosen Ones’ stars Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar have died.
The two actors handed away when the van they had been travelling in crashed and flipped over in an accident on Thursday (16.06.22), which occurred on a desert street close to Mulege on the Baja California Sur peninsula, near the place filming was happening on the Netflix sequence.
In addition, two different actors and 4 crew members had been additionally injured, however they haven’t been named. They are stated to be in a secure situation.
The programme – which relies on Mark Millar and Peter Gross’ comedian ebook sequence – was being filmed in close by Santa Rosalia and the van was travelling from there to a neighborhood airport.
Production firm Redrum have quickly paused manufacturing on the sequence.
Union SAG-AFTRA are trying into the accident.
A spokesperson stated in an announcement: “SAG-AFTRA has been in contact with Netflix and with the Mexican actors union ANDA about this incident and we are investigating the circumstances with local production. On set safety is always our top priority. We will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure that our members and others are safe in their workplace.”
Raymundo’s buddy, actor and director Fernando Bonilla had earlier known as for an investigation into his dying.
He wrote on Twitter: “It is imperative that the production report how many hours of rest the driver who lost control of the truck had.
“I am devastated. Ray was an actor, director, and cultural manager who adopted Tijuana as his home. He was a festive and generous friend. Many film and television productions have drivers overexploited, causing these f******* tragedies. I just found out and I can’t believe it. I have a crushed heart.”
His comments were echoed by a friend of Francisco – who was also known as Paco Mufote – with Liliana Conlisk Gallegos slamming claims of alleged exploitation and abuse on set.
She told the Daily Beast: “Paco touched the hearts of everyone he ever met, he was a great actor with a strong trajectory.
“He loved acting and playing music more than anything in the world and he dedicated himself to it, many times suffering economic hardship. He sacrificed for his love of acting.
“It pains me to suppose he was taken benefit of, that he was being compelled to work in subpar situations, particularly for a multimillionaire firm like Netflix.”
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