The Oscar-winning actress made her start on television and then quickly segued into feature films. After a slew of success on the silver screen, Halle Berry is now returning to television in a big way. After recently giving birth to son Maceo Martinez with her husband, actor Olivier Martinez, she is now ready to get back to work.
In conjunction with Les Moonves and Steven Spielberg, Berry is headlining the 2014 show Extant, which follows a an astronaut, played by Berry, that is coming back to earth after a year-long mission and has to re-acclimate herself to her husband and son. Spielberg offered this nugget about the project and Berry:
“There’s only one Halle Berry and we are incredibly honored that she has chosen Extant to expand her illustrious career. As she does with everything she touches, she will bring a deep authenticity to her role and I very much look forward to working with her.”
The show will debut in August of 2014 and there is still speculation as to what the plot exactly is on this show.
additional reporting: A. Neff King