Diane Kruger signs up for TV drama

Updated: Sep 22, 2012, 09:02 AM IST

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

The 36-year-old will lead the cast of `The Bridge`, which is based on the hit Scandinavian series i Bron, reported Contactmusic.

The series will chronicle a Mexican and US 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. She made a cameo on boyfriend Joshua Jackson`s series `Fringe` in 2010.

Production on the pilot begins this autumn.