Diane Kruger Scores a Spot on “The Bridge” Cast

Posted Friday September 21, 2012 1:28 PM GMT

She’s amassed some serious movie success over the course of her impressive career, and now Diane Kruger is giving the small screen a shot.

The “Inglourious Basterds” babe has been cast as the female lead in the forthcoming FX drama pilot “The Bridge,” under the direction of Gerardo Naranjo.

Per the synopsis, “The Bridge centers on two detectives from the United States and Mexico – El Paso Police Homicide Detective Sonya North (Kruger) and Marco Ruiz — who must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the American-Mexican border.”

“Sonya North is described as a dogged cop who lacks tact, warmth and empathy. Shockingly candid, she calls the world like she sees it – which can be off-putting to her colleagues, but also refreshing and funny.”

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