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First Look 'Extant' Footage Reveals Premise (Halle Berry Stars In Steven Spielberg-Produced Sci-Fi Series)

April 1, 2014 2:23 PM
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This new spot for the series gives us a key piece of information we didn't have before today, regarding premise.

Halle Berry's stars in CBS' new Steven Spielberg-produced futuristic thriller series Extant, which debuts on WednesdayJuly 2, at 9/8c.

The series, as we've known so far, will center on a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family, after she returns home after a year in space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately change the course of human history. And the key piece of information the below new teaser reveals is that it appears that she's carrying an alien baby, which she brings back with her to earth. At least, that's what I got from the spot. Watch it for yourself below.

Louis Gossett Jr. will play her good-natured but unreliable father - a retired doctor living out his last years in an isolated community, which keeps him out of touch with the rest of the world, including his daughter and her family.

Goran Visnjic, Grace Gummer, Camryn Manheim and Michael O'Neill will also star in Extant.

The script was penned by Mickey Fisher, who will executive produce alongside Spielberg, Greg WalkerBrooklyn WeaverJustin Falvey and Darryl Frank

Watch the new teaser for Extant below

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4 Comments

  • demetrius bagley | April 2, 2014 12:17 PMReply

    This trailer says July 9 - which might be better as it's after the July 4th holiday weekend and travels.

    Also is the baby alien or altered in some way by momma going into space? Whatever the case may be, curious to see if this has some elements of Mary and Jesus echoed here.

  • white domination? | April 2, 2014 11:31 AMReply

    Have network executives sent out a memo banning young black couples from network television? On Resurrection, Omar Epps will be romantically involved with a young white doctor. On Crisis, Lance Gross will develop a romantic relationship with the white FBI agent. Kerry Washington, Nicole Beharie, Halle Berry....................

  • Roberto | April 1, 2014 7:45 PMReply

    Can't wait!! Go Halle!

  • D.C. Kirkwood | April 2, 2014 8:57 AM

    I agree. Go Halle, so proud of her.

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