FX picks up El Paso drama 'The Bridge'

EL PASO, Texas - FX has ordered 13 episodes of "The Bridge," a drama starring Diane Kruger and Demian Bichir. The show's pilot episode was filmed in El Paso.

Filming on the series, co-produced by Shine America and FX Prods, begins in April for a July premiere, according to

The TV show is based on the Danish/Swedish series "Bron," which was set on the border of Denmark and Sweden.

"The Bridge" is based set in El Paso on the U.S.-Mexico border and involves a police detective from each side of the border investigating a body found on an international bridge.

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