Pierce Gagnon has been cast as the son in Extant, the new CBS drama series from Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios that will premiere in Summer 2014. In Extant, Halle Berry will portray an astronaut who returns home from a year-long solo mission in space and tries to reconnect with her husband and son in their everyday life. Her experiences in space and home lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.
Gagnon's credits include his break-out role in the feature film Looper as well as Wish I Was Here, Rio 2 and Tomorrowland.
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 will serve as executive producers. Halle Berry will serve as a co-executive producer.
The series will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International.