March 3, 2024

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Production on Netflix has halted ‘The Chosen’ after two actors died and six were injured in an accident – Deadline

Modernization: More details have emerged about the accident that killed two actors and injured two cast members and four crew members in Mexico while filming. Netflix series the chosen.

Production of the series has been paused by Redrum, the company that manages filming. The accident occurred when the victims were on their way from Santa Rosalia to the local airport on June 16. The injured and crew members are in stable condition.

Netflix has yet to comment on the incident.

SAG-AFTRA is looking into the incident. A SAG-AFTRA spokesperson said: “SAG-AFTRA has been in contact with Netflix and with the Mexican Actors Guild ANDA regarding this incident as we are investigating local production conditions.” “When setting safety is always our top priority. We will continue to take all necessary steps to ensure the safety of our members and others in their workplace.”

earlier: Crew members were in a truck when it crashed and overturned in an accident near the filming of the Netflix series the chosen.

Officials said the accident killed two actors and injured six other crew members. The victims were not initially identified. The Baja California Department of Culture later stated that Raimundo Gardoño Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar were dead.

The accident occurred on a desert road near Molege on the Baja California Sur peninsula.

The crew was filming near Santa Rosalia.

the chosen The series revolves around a 12-year-old boy who discovers that he is the returning Jesus Christ, destined to save humanity. It is based on the picture book series by Mark Millar and Peter Gross.

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The series is being filmed by an unidentified independent production company. Officials did not have any information on whether production would be affected by the accident.

Dave Robb contributed to this report.