'The Bridge': Diane Kruger on playing a detective with Asperger's

If you noticed something a little off about Diane Kruger's character Detective Sonya Cross on the new FX drama "The Bridge" it was completely intentional. "[Sonya] is a daunting character to take on, and you have to accept that people might be put off at first when they first meet her," Kruger shared on a conference call last week. And although the history of Cross' exact condition is one of the show's many tantalizing mysteries, Kruger is comfortable revealing that Cross was conceived as a character with Asperger syndrome. It's a juicy role on a sophisticated series and perhaps Kruger's best opportunity to showcase her talents since her witty, charismatic turn in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds" brought her a SAG Award nomination. Here are five behind-the-scenes tidbits Kruger shared about how she approaches the playing Cross: 1) Explore something new"How can someone who has a condition such as Asperger's really excel at being such a...


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