Last summer, I fell down the rabbit hole of the science-fiction drama Extant starring Halle Berry because, to me, being black means I must give black actors and shows a chance. (I can quit later, but only after I’ve supported.) Extant is the blackest mainstream sci-fi show I’ve ever seen.
Halle Berry is set to star in the Steven Spielberg-produced TV show, Extant. It'll premiere on CBS next summer, and will be about an astronaut (played by Berry) who returns home from a year-long solo mission in space and tries to reconnect to her life on Earth. But it's even more dramatic than all that because "her…
Except that it's not about Sally Ride — but it's about a woman in space and so the headline still stands.