Halle Berry to Star in TV Series?

Higher Learning is being shopped to HBO and Showtime. 

Halle Berry (Getty Images)
Halle Berry (Getty Images)

Could a TV series be in Halle Berry’s future? According to Deadline.com, it looks likely. She’s reportedly attached to the starring role in a drama being shopped to cable networks including HBO and Showtime.

Higher Learning would star Berry as a college professor. The script was written by 30-year industry veteran Lee Rose, who has worked as a director and producer on series such as Weeds, Related, Haven and Greek.

Berry is most famous for her movie roles, but she’s not a total stranger to TV. She had a role on the Who’s the Boss? spin-off Living Dolls in the late 1980s before moving into guest spots on series including A Different World and Knots Landing. Then came her starring role in the TV miniseries Queen.

Since then, she’s had roles in the made-for-TV movies Their Eyes Were Watching God and Introducing Dorothy Dandridge. For the latter, she won both a best actress Emmy and Golden Globe in 2000. But Higher Learning would be her first TV-series venture in more than 10 years. 

Read more at Deadline and Popeater.

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