Will this be the heir to The Shield for FX? We hope so
|The U.S.-Mexican Border|
among many in northern Mexico and an allegory of the uneasy and complex relations between Americans and Mexicans. It stars Diane Kruger and Demían Bichir as, respectively, the U.S. and the Mexican detectives that have become unofficial partners.
|Diane Kruger and Damian Bichir|
It features Ted Levine as Kruger’s boss with his gravelly voice that sounds like the serial killer’s when supposedly adjusted; Catalina Sandino Moreno, soulful in Paris, Je t’Aime and Maria Full of Grace as Bichir’s wife and about to face more trouble because he’s hooked up with Gish’s character; and Matthew Lillard as a coked-up reporter, who’s been held and almost blown up by the serial killer.
Twin Peaks and The Killing. I foresee Meredith Stiehm, who worked on both Cold Case and Homeland, expertly steering The Bridge to long-term success.