Mexico City — Two actors from the Netflix series “American Jesus” died and six other cast and crew members were injured after the van they were traveling in collided near Mulegé, on Mexico’s Baja California Sur peninsula. .
Local media reported that the accident occurred on Thursday, saying the van overturned after going off the road in a desert area.
Apparently, the production team had been working at the time in the nearby area of Santa Rosalía.
The Baja California Ministry of Culture reported Friday that Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar died.
Netflix describes “American Jesus,” an adaptation of a comic book series, this way: “A 12-year-old boy discovers that he is Jesus Christ and that he has come back to Earth to save humanity. Based on the comic book series by Mark Millar and Peter Gross.
According to the call for auditions, the series is being recorded by an independent production company.