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Halle Berry finds TV better than films

Actor Halle Berry agreed to star in new TV show Extant because the script was much better than the movies she was being offered.

hollywood Updated: Jul 02, 2014 17:14 IST

Actor Halle Berry agreed to star in new TV show Extant because the script was much better than the movies she was being offered.

The 47-year-old, 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 and had no desire to return to work until she was approached to appear in sci-fi drama series.

"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," contactmusic.com quoted her as saying.

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

The highly-anticipated miniseries sees Berry play infertile astronaut Molly Woods who returns from a year-long solo space mission pregnant.