(LOS ANGELES) -- Scandal's Joshua Malina is getting another TV gig.
According to E! News, he's set to guest star in the CBS sci-fi thriller, Extant, set to premiere July 9.
Malina will portray Dr. Scott Beck, an emergency room doctor who will deliver some bad news to Molly Woods, played by Halle Berry. Berry is an astronaut struggling to reconnect with her family after she returns from a year-long mission to outer space.
Malina plays David Rosen on Scandal.
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