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We started telling you about Steven Spielberg‘s upcoming summer series Extant back when it was first picked up directly to series by CBS last August, to be part of a Spielberg block along with the return of Under the Dome. Halle Berry was announced as the lead in October, and now CBS is announcing another series regular, to play her best friend:

Camryn Manheim Cast As Series Regular In New CBS Drama Series “Extant

Jan. 9, 2014 – Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Camryn Manheim has been cast as a series regular in the new CBS drama series Extant from Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios. Manheim will play Sam Barton, Molly’s (Halle Berry) best friend and closest confidant. The series will premiere in Summer 2014.

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