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Diane Kruger Signs On To FX's 'The Bridge'

9/21/2012 8:24am EDT

Diane Kruger

 Diane Kruger is swapping films for the small screen after signing on to star in a new TV show.

The Inglourious Basterds star will lead the cast of The Bridge, which is based on the hit Scandinavian series i Bron.

The series will chronicle a Mexican and U.S. cop duo's efforts to track down a serial killer. Kruger will play Texan Police Homicide Detective Sonya North.

It will be the blonde beauty's first regular TV role, although she made a cameo on boyfriend Joshua Jackson's series Fringe in 2010.

Production on the pilot begins this autumn.

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