Grace Gummer Joins Halle Berry CBS Thriller ‘Extant’

Grace Gummer

“The Newsroom’s” Grace Gummer has been cast as a series regular on the Halle Berry-starring CBS drama “Extant,” the network announced today.

She will play one of the minds in charge of building robot prototypes in this mystery thriller about a female astronaut struggling to reconnect with her family after she returns from space. Cast also includes Camryn Manheim and Goran Visnjic.

“Extant” is a co-production of CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television. Executive producers are Steven Spielberg, Greg Walker, Mickey Fisher, who penned the script, Brooklyn Weaver, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank. Berry is a co-executive producer. The series will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International.

Gummer, who has appeared in “Smash” and “Zero Hour,” is repped by CAA and Anonymous Content.

“Extant” premieres at 9 p.m. July 2 on CBS.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 1

Leave a Reply

1 Comment

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety