Thursday, February 13, 2014

Halle Berry Spotted Filming 'Extant' With Co-Star; First Images Of Baby Maceo Emerge As He Visits Her On Set

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Getting back to work post-baby, Halle Berry was spotted filming scenes for her new CBS series, 'Extant', which is scheduled to premiere on July 2nd, with her on-screen son Pierce Gagnon in Los Angeles on Monday, February 10th.

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While on break from shooting scenes for the forthcoming series, the actress received a visit from a snoozing Maceo Robert Martinez - her five-month-old son with husband Olivier Martinez. Take in the complete and utter cuteness of those chubby cheeks beneath:

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Halle Berry Begins Production On 'Extant' In Los Angeles

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Production commenced today in Los Angeles for CBS’s new summer series EXTANT, starring Academy Award winner Halle Berry and produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios. Acclaimed director Allen Coulter (“The Sopranos”) is directing the first episode.

Extant, which premieres Wednesday, July 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in outer space. Her mystifying experiences in space lead to events that will ultimately change the course of human history.

Extant also stars Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Camryn Manheim (“The Practice”), Goran Visnjic (“ER”), Grace Gummer (“The Newsroom”), Michael O’Neill (“Dallas Buyers Club”), Pierce Gagnon (“One Tree Hill”) and Hiroyuki Sanada (“Helix”).

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

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Halle Berry Stuns & Gets Honored At 2014 Acapulco Film Festival

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Gorgeous actress Halle Berry made a triumph red carpet return at the 9th Annual Acapulco Film Festival on Wednesday, January 29th, where she was presented with the Silver Jaguar Award for her accomplishments in the movie industry.

It was the first time we've seen the actress on the red carpet, since she and husband Olivier Martinez welcomed baby Maceo in October and as usual, she looked stunning.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Halle Berry Shows Off Lightning Power On 'Empire' Cover

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Halle Berry is one of twenty-five 'X-Men' stars featured on their own cover of the March 2014 issue of Empire magazine, in support of her forthcoming movie, 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', which will hit theaters on May 23rd. Watch the official theatrical trailer beneath:

Halle Berry Casts Leading Man For New CBS Series, 'Extant'

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Halle Berry has found her onscreen leading man!!! 'ER' alum Goran Visnjic has joined her summer television series 'Extant', about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family, in the role of her husband John Watts. Read more about his casting and the casting of Michael O'Neill in a pivotal role via The Hollywood Reporter beneath:

CBS' Extant has found Halle Berry's on-screen husband.

ER alum Goran Visnjic has joined the Steven Spielberg-produced summer series, The Hollywood Reporter [5] has learned. Dallas Buyers Club actor Michael O'Neill has also boarded the upcoming entry.

Extant is a futuristic thriller about a female astronaut named Molly (Berry) trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. The character's experiences lead to events that ultimately change the course of human history.

Visnjic will play John Watts, Molly's husband. O'Neill has been cast as Alvin Sparks, an ex-astronaut who is now the director of the privatized space program.

They join a cast that includes Looper breakout Pierce Gagnon, who will portray Berry's on-screen son, and Camryn Manheim, playing Molly's best friend.

Spielberg, along with Greg Walker and Mickey Fisher, who penned the script for the CBS Television Studios and Amblin Television effort, will executive produce the series with Brooklyn Weaver, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank.

CBS Television Distribution will handle domestic distribution, while CBS Studios International will handle worldwide rights. Berry will co-exec produce.

Visnjic, best known as Dr. Kovac on NBC medical drama ER, starred in ABC's Red Widow and recurred on Pan Am, Leverage; feature credits include Beginners, The Counselor and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. He is repped by WME and Management 360.

O'Neill's previous credits include Transformers, J. Edgar, Traffic and TV's Rectify, Necessary Roughness and Vegas. He is repped by Mitchell K. Stubbs and Innovative Artists. Extant premieres July 2 at 9 p.m. on CBS.

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Halle Berry Series 'Extant' Gets Teaser Trailer & Premiere Date

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The new Halle Berry series, 'Extant', has been set for a July 2nd premiere and CBS has also released the first teaser for the show, which is executive produced by Steven Spielberg. Watch the teaser trailer, which asks "What is Extant?", beneath:

Friday, January 10, 2014

Halle Berry Joined By Trio In New CBS Series, 'Extant'

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More casting news for Halle Berry's return to television in the Steven Spielberg-produced series, 'Extant', has emerged. Actors Hiroyuki Sanada, Camryn Manheim and Pierce Gagnon have joined the actress in the forthcoming summer series.

In the series, Berry will play an astronaut, who returns home from a year long solo mission in space. She tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life.

Sanada will play a wealthy technological genius who put his wealth to work privatizing the world’s space programs into a single entity, Manheim will play Molly’s best friend and closest confidant Sam Barton, and Gagnon has been cast as Molly's son Ethan Watts.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Halle Berry Lands NAACP Image Award Nomination For 'The Call'

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Halle Berry, who has won six NAACP Image Awards over her career, will once again compete at the 2014 ceremony in the Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture category for her thrilling performance in 'The Call'.

The event will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium and Berry previously won in her category for her work in 'Swordfish' and 'Frankie & Alice'.

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Nicole Beharie, '42'
Angela Bassett, 'Black Nativity'
Jennifer Hudson, 'Winnie Mandela'
Kerry Washington, 'Tyler Perry Presents Peeples'

The 2014 NAACP Image Awards will air on February 22nd, 2014 via TV One.