Yes, you read that correctly!
Oscar winning actress Halle Berry will be taking her talented acting skills to a television screen near you!
The actress recently inked a two-year deal with CBS to star in a TV series thriller titled Extant where the soon-to-be mom plays a female astronaut who returns home after being in space for a year.
We wonder what challenges the space traveller will endure on Earth!
Maybe she’ll have to remember she doesn’t need to hold onto things to walk around.
Halle reveals about the role:
"I'm always on the lookout for amazing roles and when you see material that contains this strong of auspices, nuance and complexity it compels me to run toward it no matter the medium. For five months a year I'll get to live with and play this incredibly intelligent and vulnerable woman, and for the remainder of the year I'll continue to look for other roles that move me as deeply as this one. I've found amazing partners in CBS's Nina Tassler and Les Moonves, and the incredible Steven Spielberg, along with his Amblin production team, whose vision and creativity in storytelling is unparalleled."
Steven freaking Spielberg?!
That show is sure to be a hit!
Well, the Die Another Day actress with definitely be working with an amazing crew, that’s for sure!
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