The team behind Halle Berry’s upcoming TV show “Extant” is really reaching for the stars in terms of production.
Think of “Extant” less like a TV series and more like an extended sci-fi movie playing out in hour-long segments. “We set the bar high for ourselves,” said executive producer Mickey Fisher. “A lot of the stuff we’re trying to pull off are typically the things that people do in feature films.”
Executive producer Greg Walker added, “It’s no mistake that Steven Spielberg’s name is on it.”
The show centers around a married astronaut named Molly Woods (played by Halle), who is returning home after spending a year in space by almost entirely herself. A year of solitude could mess with anyone’s mind, but having an other-worldly experience only complicates matters.