Trevor Noah's new bae has reportedly accompanied him on his trip to SA for the comedy festival

The wait is finally over the new James Bond flick can finally be seen on the big screen along with four other movies

Halle Berry leaves movies to take on gripping new TV role

2014-07-02 04:00
halle berry

Los Angeles - Halle Berry thinks TV is now better than film.

The 47-year-old actress - who has children Nahla, six, with ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry, and eight-month-old Maceo with husband Olivier Martinez - was unimpressed with the movie scripts she was receiving and had no desire to return to work until she was approached to appear in sci-fi drama series Extant.

She told Entertainment Weekly: "I was being offered parts that I felt like I had done before. They weren't exciting enough for me to leave my family for four months. I realised some of the best writing especially for women, was on television.

"The minute I started to read Extant, I couldn't put it down. I thought, 'Wow. This is different.' It's innovative."

The highly-anticipated miniseries sees Halle play infertile astronaut Molly Woods who returns from a year-long solo space mission pregnant, and the brunette beauty was attracted to the character because of her "complicated" life.

She added: "Molly is a strong female character, which I really love to play. Molly is a complicated woman with a complicated family.

"Who is a woman who goes away to space for a year and leaves her husband, first of all? Who is a woman who comes back pregnant and tries to handle it somehow on her own? That just felt like a complication that I wanted to be a part of."

Watch a trailer for the show here:

Read more on:    halle berry  |  movies  |  tv  |  celebrities publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent Gossip

The reality TV star will spend his new year's eve at the 1OAK nightspot in Las Vegas. Read More »

John Cleese revealed he finally feels "free" from his ex-wife Alyce Faye Eichelberger now that he has completely paid off her divorce settlement. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.