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SDCC : “Impulse” Panel + Interview


‘Impulse’ Cast Talks Season 2 Renewal, New Character Developments

The cast of YouTube’s “Impulse” just found out that the sci-fi drama has been officially renewed for a second season, and they’re already starting to ponder what’s in store for their characters — particularly for Maddie Hasson’s Henry and her newfound ability to teleport.

“I want to see what happens when Henry’s power develops because we sort of see it — especially in episode 10 — develop in a big way and grow in a big way,” Hasson said at Variety‘s San Diego Comic-Con Studio Thursday. “I want to see how she handles that because I’ve always expected her to handle it really badly and not be a superhero at all, and that would be fun for me to play.”

Executive producer Lauren LeFranc has yet to finalize or share any script drafts — even with the cast — but she did confirm that Henry’s supernatural ability will take center stage in the show’s sophomore season.

“We have 10 episodes, which was awesome, but it is hard to really go there, so I’m excited to have 10 more episodes to tell more of those stories,” LeFranc said. “I think teleportation is going to play a more complicated, bigger role in the mythology.”

Enuka Okuma, who plays Deputy Anna Hulce, is excited to delve deeper into Anna’s mysterious past and her overall purpose in the series’ small town.

“We just teased a little bit of Anna’s backstory in Season 1, so it’s a bit of a mystery why she’s in Reston and what happened back there in New York that sent her over to this small town where these lovely ladies live,” Okuma said, referring to castmates Hasson and Sarah Desjardins. “I’m curious to find out about her family. These characters are all complex — we’re not all good; we’re not all bad. So what are those colors within Anna’s life? I’m so curious.”

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2018 Comic Con – Portraits

I have updated the gallery with 12 portraits of Maddie at the Comic Con yesterday!

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Portraits > 2018 > Session #26 (Comic Con)
Portraits > 2018 > Session #27 (Comic Con)
Portraits > 2018 > Session #28 (Comic Con)
Portraits > 2018 > Session #29 (Comic Con)



‘Impulse’ Renewed for Second Season at YouTube

The Doug Liman-produced series stars Maddie Hasson as a rebellious teen with a mysterious power.

YouTube wants more of Doug Liman’s Impulse.

The streamer has renewed the drama for a second season, it revealed on stage at Comic-Con on Thursday afternoon.

The series, which stars Maddie Hasson as rebellious teen Henry Cole who has a mysterious power, will return to YouTube’s subscription video service, Premium, with 10 new episodes in 2019. YouTube says that the pilot of the show, which is available for free on the service, has received 8 million views since its June 6 debut. YouTube does not reveal viewership numbers outside of the publicly available stats for its free episodes.

Impulse, which hails from Liman’s Hypnotic and Universal Cable Productions, is based on the Jumper universe novel by Steven Gould. The novel Jumper was the basis for Liman’s film of the same name. With Impulse he returned to the world as director and executive producer. David Bartis and Gene Klein also serve as executive producers for UCP. Lauren LeFrank is the showrunner and executive producer.

Joining Hasson to return for a second season are Impulse stars Missi Pyle, Sarah Desjardins, Enuka Okuma and Craig Arnold.

“This dramatic thriller has all of the right elements — with unexplained events and complex characters who drew us into their mysterious world right from the start,” said YouTube head of original content Susanne Daniels. “We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with Universal Cable Productions and the talented team at Hypnotic to create another intriguing season.”

Impulse was one of the first hourlong projects to come to YouTube Premium (previously YouTube Red). It is part of a growing slate of projects commissioned under Daniels that seek to bring a broader audience to the service, in addition to the young viewers who come for videos of their favorite YouTubers. Other YouTube Premium shows include Karate Kid spinoff Cobra Kai and Step Up: High Water. In the works are Jordan Peele-produced anthology Weird City, space-set Origin and a The Edge of Seventeen spinoff.

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Maddie Hasson is the reason ‘Impulse’ is your next Youtube binge-watch (The Coveteur)

After her character’s traumatic event, she discovers she can teleport. It’s a sci-fi even the sci-fi averted will be obsessed with.

If you were taking a stroll by Broadway and Howard some odd days ago, you would have spotted a platinum blonde, Valentino frothy-red-gown-wearing Maddie Hasson twirling as she beelined for the pretzel stand on the other side of the crosswalk. We managed to lens a few shots before she downed the entire doughy knot. Did we mention this was ~after~ we snuck onto our Coveteur HQ rooftop for an impromptu photo shoot and got kicked off? Yeah, that happened. You know what, though, Hasson was just about up for anything we threw at her, as long as it ended in the right shot. That’s something she has in common with her character Henry—a rebellious 16-year-old who discovers she can teleport during a traumatic assault—in YouTube’s original series Impulse; she oozes confidence.

We sat down with Hasson to talk about the challenges of playing her destructive teleport scenes, the importance of exploring the assault throughout the series, and what she’s binge-watching right now.

On what drew her to the role:

“I needed a job [laughs], so I auditioned for it. I’m not a big deal, you know what I mean? It’s not like people send me scripts leisurely and are like, ‘Here you go, just take it, we love you.’ You have to work for it. I really love Henry. Henry was the thing that drew me to this, because she’s such a real character. She’s not any one particular thing for the sake of being it. She’s not strong so she could seem like a badass; she’s not likable for the sake of being likable. She’s just a real, human character, and I love that about her.”

How YouTube provided a space to take a risk:

“You know what, it was different than any other TV show I’ve done. Because I’ve done two other TV shows, both on big networks. It was different, because I think it’s quite new, and so they’re interested in taking a lot of risks. They didn’t try to tailor the show to fit YouTube’s brand—they gave us a lot of freedom, which was very refreshing. We say ‘fuck’ a lot in the show, which not a lot of teen shows on networks get to. It’s understandable, but we don’t do that in our show at all.”

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“Impulse” heading to Comic Con!

Good News! “Impulse” is coming to Comic Con International this month:

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018 – 12 pm Impulse (YouTube) | Maddie Hasson, Missi Pyle, Doug Liman, Lauren LeFranc, Gene Klein and David Bartis. (Indigo Ballroom)



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