Two actors from the Netflix series" The Chosen One" were killed in a car accident after they rode in a van near Mulege, Baja California Sur.
Six other crew members were also injured in the incident. Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar and Raymundo Garduno Cruz were the actors who died in the accident.
The Baja California Department of Culture confirmed the names to the Associated Press on Friday
has reached out to Netflix to comment on the matter.
Casting calls indicate that the series is being taped at an independent production company. The impact of the accident on production is not yet known.
Local media reported that the van crashed after running off the road in deserted terrain.
In the story of "The Chosen One,"
In the story of "The Chosen One," a 12-year-old boy discovers that he is the returning Jesus Christ. He has all of his biblical powers and destiny of saving humanity.
This series is written in English and Spanish and is based on "American Jesus," a comic book series by Mark Millar and Peter Gross. According to reports, filming began in April.
This series is the latest to be created from Millarworld's properties. In late 2017, Netflix purchased Millarworld. In spring 2021, the pair launched their first TV project, "Jupiter's Legacy."