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Netflix ‘deeply saddened’ by deaths of two The Chosen One actors in car accident in Mexico

Netflix ‘deeply saddened’ by death of The Chosen One actors Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar in car crash in Mexico

  • Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar of Netflix’s The Chosen One were killed in a car accident near the Baja Peninsula on Thursday
  • Six others were injured in crash after van overturned near Mulegé
  • The group reportedly traveled between Mulegé and Santa Rosalia, where the show is being filmed
  • Production company Redrum has temporarily suspended production of the show
  • A Netflix spokesperson said: ‘Our thoughts are with their loved ones and those injured in this unfortunate accident’

Netflix said Monday it was “deeply saddened” by the deaths of The Chosen One actors Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar in a car accident in Mexico last week that injured six others after their vans overturned. near the Baja California Peninsula.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic accident that cost the lives of Ray Garduño and Juan Francisco González,” a spokesperson for the streamer said in a statement on Monday. The Hollywood Reporter† “Our thoughts are with their loved ones and those injured in this unfortunate accident.”

A spokesperson for Redrum, the production company that makes the series, said in a statement it was “shocked” by the “tragic accident” that took place on June 16 and “closely supports all those affected by this unspeakable tragedy.”

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The company said: 'Our thoughts are with their loved ones and those injured in this unfortunate accident'

The latest: Netflix said Monday it was “deeply saddened” by the deaths of The Chosen One actors Raymundo Garduño Cruz (L) and Juan Francisco González Aguilar in a car accident in Mexico last week, in which six others were injured.

The company, which has temporarily halted production on the show in the wake of the tragedy, said it “has been working with local authorities and initial reports and witness testimony indicate that all safety protocols were in place and that this was an unfortunate accident.” ‘.

Both actors have been reported dead, according to the Ministry of Culture Independent

The fatal accident did not happen on the set of production, THR reported, as the van was on its way to a nearby Santa Rosalía airport at the time of the crash.

A source close to production told the outlet that the six others in the vehicle — two actors and four crew members — were in stable condition.

Garduno (pictured) and Gonzalez were there filming Netflix's The Chosen One, which focuses on a 12-year-old boy who finds out he is the second coming of Christ

Garduno (pictured) and Gonzalez were there filming Netflix’s The Chosen One, which focuses on a 12-year-old boy who finds out he is the second coming of Christ

They were filming The Chosen One near Santa Rosalia in Mexico

They were filming The Chosen One near Santa Rosalia in Mexico

Netflix has not publicly commented on the accident and it is unclear how the show will continue (Picture: The show)

Netflix has not publicly commented on the accident and it is unclear how the show will continue (Picture: The show)

A SAG-AFTRA spokesperson released a statement following the tragedy, Deadline reported that the organization “has been in contact with Netflix and the Mexican actors’ union ANDA about this incident and that we are investigating the circumstances with the local production.”

“Safety on set is always our top priority. We will continue to take all necessary measures to ensure that our members and others are safe in their workplace.”

The actors were filming a show about a 12-year-old boy who finds out he is the second coming of Christ. TMZ reported. The series is based on a comic book by Mark Millar and artist Peter Gross and the crew began filming in April Comic

There is no release for the series and it was unclear how Netflix will proceed.

DailyMail.com has reached out to the streaming service for comment.

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