Allen Coulter is directing the first episode of the drama, which is being produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios.
Set for a July 2 premiere, "Extant" is a mystery thriller about a female astronaut trying to reconnect with her family after returning from a year in outer space. It will co-star Camryn Manheim, Goran Visnjic, Grace Gummer, Michael O'Neill, Pierce Gagnon and Hiroyuki Sanada.
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Alyssa Milano departs ABC's 'Mistresses'