Trivia / The Bridge US

  • Actor Allusion
    • Matthew Lillard is one of the targets of a Serial Killer.
    • Ted Levine is a police lieutenant mentoring a detective with some psychological issues.
    • Eva Guerra won a local beauty pageant before she met Hector. Stephanie Sigman has also played the titular character in Miss Bala, who is a beauty queen that becomes involved in the narcotics trade.
  • Dawson Casting: 27-year-old Carlos Pratts plays Gus the college student.
  • Fake Nationality
    • German actress Diana Kruger plays American Sonya Cross
    • Colombian actress Catalina Sandino Moreno plays Mexican Alma Ruiz
    • Australian actor Thomas M. Wright plays American (presumably) Steven Linder.
    • Puerto Rican actor Ramón Franco plays Mexican cartel leader Fausto Galván.
  • Real-Life Relative: Cerisola is played by Bruno Bichir, who is Demián Bichir's (Marco Ruíz) younger brother.
  • What Could Have Been: The executives at FX wanted it to be set at the Ambassador Bridge, mirroring the Øresund Bridge episode in Bron|Broen. However, the writers were able to convince them to make the pilot episode set at the Bridge of the Americas.
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