CBS show “Extant” has a new cast member in actor Jeffery Dean Morgan, who will join the sci-fi series when it returns in summer 2015.

Morgan has been cast as a series regular in the Halle Berry drama produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television. He will play the character JD Richter, a roguish womanizer who is also a mercenary/bounty hunter.

READ MORE: Burrow, Chase Lead Way As Bengals Speed Past Ravens 41-17

RELATED: CBS Renews Three Hit Freshman Dramas For 2015-2016

READ MORE: Investigation Underway Following Fatal Car Fire In Baltimore City

The serialized series follows female astronaut Molly Woods, played by Berry, who discovers she has unwittingly put the human race on a path to destruction. Morgan will be the free-wheeling, hard-drinking and fearless everyman who thought he’d seen everything until meets astronaut Woods.

MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Maryland: More Than 700 New Cases & 10 Deaths Reported Sunday

The second season of “Extant” is set to premiere this summer, so keep an eye out for more.