The CBS TV series “Extant,” starring Halle Berry, will return for the third episode of its upcoming Season 2 on July 15. Season 2, episode 3, titled "Empathy for the Devil," is about more shocking truths and revelations for Molly. Julie also has some upsetting discoveries. The episode will feature the characters Molly Woods (Halle Berry), J.D. Richter (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), Ethan Woods (Pierce Gagnon) and Julie Gelineau (Grace Gummer).
Spoiler Alert! This article contains “Extant” Season 2 spoilers. Read only if you want to know more. TV Guide reports that Molly will find out what really happened to her son. Meanwhile, Julie discovers that her decision to erase Ethan's memory has some alarming consequences.
Les Bohem wrote "Empathy for the Devil," and Dan Lerner directed it. Guest stars include Lyndon Smith (Kelsey Richter), Hilarie Burton (Anna Salinger), Tyler Hilton (Charlie Arthurs), Necar Zadegan (Shayna Velez), David Morrissey (Tobias Shepherd), Kiersey Clemons (Lucy) and Adhu (Henderson Wade).
The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) provided a list of the show's other cast members, which include Mark Adair-Rios (GSC Tech), Shannon Brown (Offspring), John Colella (Arman), Kurt Ela (Coroner), Mark Parrish (GSC Security Guard), Kavita Patil (Virtual Doctor) and Roy Werner (Senator Blake Stone).
The official website of "Extant" posted a photo gallery with some of the questions that might be answered in the show's Season 2. Click here to see the photos. It includes the following questions:
1. What will happen to Ethan?
In the Season 1 finale of "Extant," Ethan sacrificed himself for Molly' sake. His body may have been destroyed but his programming was able to survive. Season 2 will show viewers if Ethan will get a new body or his old body will be recreated.
2. How will the government explain what happened to Molly?
After Molly destroys the alien force that threatened earth and mankind, the government must find a way to explain things to the public. Will they choose to tell the entire truth?
3. What's next for Julie?
Just because Ethan's body is gone doesn't mean that Julie is over her interest and obsession about the robot boy she helped create. Season 2 might show her tinkering with Ethan's programming to fix what went wrong in the past.
4. What does Jeffrey Dean Morgan's new character bring to the table?
It would be interesting to see Morgan's character, J.D. Richter, who is a cop and a womanizer, interact with Berry's character, Molly Woods. Molly has been surrounded so far by scientists and people from the government trying to cover up what happened to her. Richter's reaction to the shocking discoveries that he will stumble upon will also be something to watch out for.
5. What about the Offspring still on Earth?
In Season 1, the Offspring hitched a ride with a new family. Season 2 might show viewers what happened to him, where he actually went and what will he turn into.
6. Who can Molly trust?
It's getting harder and harder for Molly to trust people in her world. But she needs some new allies.
7. What new technology does the future have in store?
"Extant" Season 1 introduced some cool futuristic technology including bathroom mirror displays that enable users to not only see their reflection, but also check the traffic, weather and one's schedule for the day. Plus, tablets have transparent displays and there are self-driving cars.
The "Extant" Season 2, episode 3 "Empathy for the Devil" airs at 10 p.m. EDT July 15 on CBS. The next episodes after "Empathy for the Devil" are "Cracking the Code" (July 22); "The New Frontier" (July 29); "You Say You Want an Evolution" (Aug. 5) and "The Other" (Aug. 5).