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Ten fun facts about The Bridge


1. " A Crime Drama Adaptation That's Already Gripping America"

The Bridge, a critically acclaimed crime drama, is an American adaptation of the Danish/Swedish series Broen/Bron. The show follows two detectives, one from the United States and one from Mexico, as they work together to solve a series of murders that take place on the bridge connecting their two countries. The show has been praised for its gripping storylines, complex characters, and its exploration of the cultural differences between the two countries.

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2. " Talented Cast, Critical Acclaim"

The critically acclaimed series "The Bridge" stars two of the most talented international actors, Demián Bichir from Mexico and Diane Kruger from Germany. Bichir is an Academy Award-nominated actor, best known for his roles in films such as "A Better Life" and "The Heat", while Kruger is a Golden Globe-nominated actress, best known for her roles in films such as "Inglourious Basterds" and "Troy". Both actors bring a unique and powerful presence to the show, making it a must-see for fans of both actors and the series.

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3. Two detectives cross the border to catch a serial killer

The Bridge follows two police detectives, one Mexican and one American, as they join forces to investigate a serial killer who is terrorizing both sides of the Texas-Chihuahua border. With the Mexican authorities plagued by rampant corruption and apathy, and the drug cartels in the borderlands wreaking havoc, the detectives face an uphill battle in their pursuit of justice. As they navigate the treacherous terrain of the border, they must work together to bring the killer to justice and restore peace to the region.

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4. 77 out of 100 on Metacritic: The Bridge is a gripping crime drama

The first season of the critically acclaimed crime drama "The Bridge" has been met with generally favorable reviews, scoring an impressive 77 out of 100 on Metacritic, the review aggregator website. This score is based on 36 reviews from a variety of sources, including professional critics and viewers alike. The show has been praised for its gripping storylines, complex characters, and its unique setting on the US-Mexico border.

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5. "The Bridge" Wins Critics' Choice TV Award

The Bridge, a crime drama series, was honored with the Critics' Choice Television Award for Most Exciting New Series in June 2013. This award is a prestigious accolade, recognizing the series for its captivating storylines and thrilling suspense. The Bridge was one of six series to receive the award, and its success has continued to grow since its initial release.

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6. FX's hit crime drama, "The Bridge," renewed for a second season

FX's hit crime drama, "The Bridge," was renewed for a second season on September 24th, 2013. The new season will consist of 13 episodes and is set to air in the summer of 2014. Fans of the show have been eagerly awaiting the return of the series, which follows two detectives from different countries as they work together to solve a murder on the U.S.-Mexico border. With the renewal of the show, viewers can look forward to more thrilling storylines and unexpected twists.

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7. "Diane Kruger in 'The Bridge': A Critical Success"

Diane Kruger stars as Det. Sonya Cross, a member of the El Paso Police Department, in the critically acclaimed crime drama "The Bridge". Det. Cross is an intriguing character, as she is portrayed as having Asperger syndrome, a form of autism. Kruger's portrayal of Cross is highly praised, as she is able to accurately depict the struggles and nuances of living with Asperger syndrome. Kruger's performance has been praised for its realism and sensitivity, making Cross a beloved character to viewers.

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8. Demián Bichir stars in "The Bridge"

Demián Bichir stars as Det. Marco Ruiz, a homicide detective for the Mexican state of Chihuahua in the critically acclaimed drama series, "The Bridge". As the lead detective, Ruiz is tasked with solving the most heinous of crimes, from murders to kidnappings. His dedication to justice and his unwavering moral compass make him a formidable opponent to the criminals he pursues. With his sharp wit and keen investigative skills, Ruiz is a force to be reckoned with.

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9. Gerardo Naranjo Directs FX's "The Bridge"

Gerardo Naranjo, the acclaimed director behind the 2011 hit movie Miss Bala, has taken on a new challenge with the pilot episode of the FX series The Bridge. Naranjo's unique vision and style have earned him critical acclaim, and his work on The Bridge is sure to be no exception. With his experience in directing films such as Miss Bala, which won the Cannes Film Festival's Critics Week Grand Prize, Naranjo is sure to bring a fresh perspective to the series. Fans of his work can look forward to an exciting and unique take on the show.

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10. " Exploring Life on the Edge"

The show "The Bridge" is set in the border city of El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, which are connected by the Bridge of the Americas. This bridge serves as a major border crossing between the two cities, and is the namesake of the show. It is a symbol of the connection between the two cities, and the show explores the complexities of life on the border.

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is an American drama television series developed by Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid, airing on the FX network.

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