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Exclusive: Demian Bichir's Brother Bruno Joins the Cast of FX's The Bridge

Season 2 of FX's The Bridge is shaping up to be a family affair. Bruno Bichir, the brother of star Demian Bichir, has signed on to appear in multiple episodes of the critically acclaimed drama.

Bruno Bichir will play a wealthy Mexican business leader to winds up involved with Marco (Demian Bichir). But the businessman may not be what he seems. The characters are unrelated in the show, but in real life the brothers are both members of a prolific Mexican acting family.

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Franka Potente Joins FX's The Bridge

American Horror Story: Asylum alum Franka Potente has joined the cast of FX'sThe Bridge for Season 2, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

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Ask Matt: The Walking Dead, Idol, Glee, True Detective, Breaking Bad Spinoff

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: I am so disappointed in The Walking Dead. I cannot believe that they have indicated that there is an interest on the part of Daryl towards Beth. That is just ick. She is 17 and while I don't know what his age is supposed to be, I've always assumed his character is at least mid 30s. Let me repeat, ick! And it's not as if she is a mature 17-year-old, her character comes across as a complete child to me with just as much growing needed as Carl. In fact, Carl seems more mature to me at times. Why would the writers go there? All I can think is how perverted it is for Daryl to express an interest in a 17-year-old girl, and a character that I once loved is now bordering along the lines of a pedophile. My sister is so upset she thinks she might fast-forward over any story lines that involve Daryl. I know this is a TV show, but all I could think of was people's horrified reaction when Miley Cyrus twerked on Robin Thicke. Where is that horror now? On the upside, I've been reading your column for years and have always greatly enjoyed your thoughts and opinions even when they have differed from my own. Thanks for allowing me to vent. — KC

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Machete Kills: Miss San Antonio
Savages: Salma Hayek On Her Character
'Savages' Preview (HBO)
Machete Kills: Welcome To The White Ho

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Credits

Year Title Description
2013 The Heat Movie, Actor - Hale
2013 Machete Kills Movie, Actor - Mendez
2012 Savages Movie, Actor - Alex
2011 A Better Life Movie, Actor
2008 Che Movie, Actor - Fidel Castro

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From The Returned to The Bridge, Viewers Adjust to Subtitles As TV Gets More Global

When Sundance Channel acquired the French-language zombie series The Returned, network president Sarah Barnett was concerned about how viewers might react. Not about the subject matter — the show came with high critical acclaim, and the success of The Walking Dead proved that audiences could stomach undead antics.

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The Bridge: What's Next for Marco and Sonya?

The Bridge wrapped up its first season Wednesday, ending with an ominous vow of revenge on the part of Marco (Demian Bichir). Though the David Tate (Eric Lange) case is closed, Marco and Sonya (Diane Kruger) find themselves embroiled more than ever in the mystery of the missing girls of Juarez.

TVGuide.com spoke with executive producer Elwood Reid to get his thoughts on the finale, as well as a preview of... read more

FX Renews The Bridge for Season 2

FX has renewed The Bridge for a second season, the network announcedTuesday.

"We've been blown away by the compelling performances of Demian Bichirand Diane Kruger and the writing of Meredith StiehmElwood Reid and their team, and are thrilled to be able to continue this journey for another season," Eric Schrier, FX president of original programming, said in a statement. read more

The Bridge's Eric Lange Goes Inside the Mind of a Killer

After last week's big reveal on FX's The Bridge -- in which viewers learned the killer was none other than "Kenneth Hastings" (a.k.a. David Tate), the co-worker who's been romancing the wife of Det. Marco Ruiz (Demian Bichir) -- one looming question remains: What is Tate's endgame? Is he motivated merely by a personal vendetta against Marco (who was having an affair with Tate's wife when she was killed in a car crash years prior), or is there a larger political agenda to his actions?

Both, according to Eric Lange, who plays the murderer. "The personal is political," Lange tells TVGuide.com. read more

Watch My Show: The Bridge's Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid Answer Our Showrunner Survey

FX's The Bridge (Wednesdays, 10/9c) reinterprets the hit Danish/Swedish drama Bron as a modern-day dark thriller about a crime that occurs on the border between the U.S. and Mexico and how tensions along the border impact that investigation. Thrust together as unlikely partners on the case are a no-nonsense El Paso investigator (Diane Kruger), whose Asperger's makes her off-putting to many, and her charming but cunning counterpart from Chihuahua State Police (Demian Bichir). Executive producer/writer Meredith Stiehm knows a thing or two about mysterious cases, having created Cold Case, while fellow exec producer Elwood Reid knows a thing or two about characters, having been a carpenter, a cook and a bouncer before writing paid the bills. Stiehm and Reid explain why we should hop on The Bridge before its Oct. 2 season finale read more

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