Exiting Grey's Anatomy Actress Joins CBS' Summer Drama Extant in Recurring Role

tessablogTessa Ferrer has rebounded from her Grey’s Anatomy discharge in near-record time.

The actress, who is set to exit ABC’s medical soap at season’s end, has landed a recurring role in CBS‘ summer series Extant, TVLine has confirmed.

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The thriller stars Halle Berry as an astronaut trying to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in outer space. Her experiences lead to events that ultimately will change the course of human history.

Per Deadline, Ferrer will play Katie Sparks, an athletic, intelligent astronaut who is forced to make a terrifying decision when faced with unimaginable horror.

Extant is slated to debut Wednesday, July 9 at 9/8c.