By Jack Rico
Best Actress Oscar nominee, Catalina Sandino Moreno, a Colombian actress who has also been part of the Twilight Saga franchise, will now become part of FX’s new TV show The Bridge.
Moreno, will play Oscar nominee Demián Bichir’s second wife who is at home to tend to the kids while he works long hours.
The Bridge centers on two detectives from the U.S. and Mexico — El Paso Police Homicide Detective Sonya North (Diane Kruger) and Marco Ruiz (Demián Bichir) — who must work together to hunt down a serial killer operating on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
After Moreno was nominated for Best Actress for the Colombian indie drama Maria Full Of Grace for which she won an Independent Spirit Award, she worked in various other fims: Paris, je t’aime, Fast Food Nation, The Hottest State, Love in the Time of Cholera, Che: Part 1 & 2, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, For Greater Glory.
She’s slated to appear as ‘Barbara’ in a new Michael Cera film called Magic, Magic from Chilean director Sebastián Silva (The Maid). The plot takes place in Chile, where a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it’s too late.
This psychological thriller is rumored to be in Sundance 2013.