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Netflix actors killed in horror crash

The vehicle ran off a desert road before flipping over on Thursday near Mulege on the Baja California Sur peninsula in Mexico, The Sun reported.Raymundo Garduno Cruz and Juan Francisco Gonzalez Aguilar died in the accident, the Baja California Department of Culture in Mexico told the Associated Press.The other victims have not yet been officially identified.The cast and crew were filming the Netflix series in nearby Santa Rosalia along the Gulf of California.The Chosen One is an upcoming series about a 12-year-old boy who learns he’s the returned Jesus Christ and is destined to save humankind.The show is based on the comic book series American Jesus by Mark Millar and Peter Gross.According to casting calls, an independent film company had been filming the series.Filming reportedly began on the series in April.The US Sun has contacted Netflix for comment. It is not clear if production on the series will be halted after the accident.A friend of victims Juan Francisco González Aguilar — who was known professionally as “Paco Mufote” — told the Daily Beast she was devastated by the tragedy.“Paco touched the hearts of everyone he ever met, he was a great actor with a strong trajectory,” Liliana Conlisk Gallegos said. “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.”Screenrant reports the new series was different to a previous 2019 Netflix project, which was about doctors stumbling on a cult in a remote village.The Chosen One is the latest Max Millar work to be adapted by Netflix, after 2021’s Jupiter’s Legacy.Millar’s books are also the inspiration behind hit movie franchises Kick-Ass and Kingsman.This article originally appeared on The Sun and was reproduced with permission

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