Halle Berry's upcoming sci-fi show, Extant, has begun shooting. The drama, produced by Steven Spielberg and to be aired on CBS in the US Summer, began shooting episodes last week. Berry, who have birth to son Maceo, late last year, is already in shape and was seen on set with Piece Cognan, who plays her son, Ethan.
She was also seen later on in the week with Goran Visnjic, who plays her husband, John, on the show.
Extant tells the story around a female astronaut, Molly Watts, who returns home to her family after a year in outer space. After spending a year in space, where she lived and conducted strange experiments, Molly tries to resume a normal life with her family consisting of her husband, John, a gifted scientist, and Ethan, their son, a boy like no the other. He is not their biological son as Molly is infertile. Ethan was designed by his father as the first prototype of a future line of "Humanichs", "human robots". But the return of Molly will have dramatic consequences for the entire planet and the fate of mankind.
The show is expected to premiere in July 2014. The trailer (below) was released a few weeks ago.
Full Cast List
Halle Berry as Molly Watts
Goran Višnjić as John Watts
Pierce Gagnon as Ethan Watts
Hiroyuki Sanada as Kinji Matsumo
Camryn Manheim as Sam Barton
Grace Gummer as Julie Gelineau
Michael O'Neill as Alvin Sparks