Grace Gummer, who recurred on HBO’s The Newsroom, has joined the the Steven Spielberg-produced summer drama series, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Gummer, one of Meryl Streep’s daughters, has appeared in American Horror Story, Zero Hour, Smash, Nickelodeon’s Gigantic and the Independent Spirit Award-nominated film Frances Ha.
Extant is a futuristic thriller about a female astronaut, 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.
Source: Hollywood Reporter