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Get to Know ‘Impulse’ Star Maddie Hasson with These 10 Fun Facts

The new series Impulse (a sequel to the 2008 movie Jumper) just premiered on YouTube Premium and we caught up with star Maddie Hasson to learn more about her!

The 23-year-old actress is best known for starring in the ABC Family series Twisted and for her work in the movie I Saw the Light.

Here are 10 Fun Facts she shared with us:

1. Maddie is short for Madelaine and my middle name is Louise.
2. I’m very shy.
3. I don’t drink alcohol.
4. I have a whippet named Leo who is also very shy and doesn’t drink alcohol.
5. I got married at 20 (best decision I ever made).
6. I danced competitively as a child from age 8 to 14.
7. I love high waisted trousers.
8. I love Love and romantic movies.
9. Running really calms me down when I get anxious, which is often!
10. Impulse was the hardest and most rewarding job I’ve ever had, and I’m so deeply proud of it.

Watch the new series Impulse now on YouTube Premium!

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Impulse – Production Stills

Hi! 5 stills from IMPULSE have been added to the gallery

The first three episodes of “Impulse” are now available to stream on YouTube for 30 days. (I have posted the videos below!) The full season is available with a subscription to YouTube Premium.

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Maddie Hasson & Doug Liman Discuss The YouTube Original Series, “Impulse”

“Impulse” follows a young teenage outcast named Henry Coles who, after nearly being raped by the popular kid at school, discovers that she has telekinetic abilities. But in the process, her powers crush a truck and nearly kill her would-be assaulter, leaving him paraplegic. As the town is left reeling by the mysterious accident, Henry is plagued by strange seizures that allow her to telekinetically manipulate things and teleport. Maddie Hasson and Doug Liman took the BUILD stage to talk about the new YouTube Original series.

Edit : I have added 20 pictures of Maddie at the AOL Build Studios with Doug Liman + 286 caps from the video above + 3 portraits!

The Hollywood Reporter – Videos

Impulse’ star Maddie Hasson joins THR to talk about her new show. “When I first read it, I got this sense of dread that you get when you know you could do something really well, but it’s not yours yet,” Hasson told THR.

Maddie Hasson joins THR for another round of ‘Finish This Sentence!’ She talks of her ‘Killing Eve’ obsession, ‘Practical Magic,’ and more!

Maddie Hasson’s Quantum Leap (City Times)

Maddie Hasson stars in a new YouTube Red show called Impulse, based on the 2013 novel of the same name

“I like thinking about why people do things,” Maddie Hasson said. “Right now I’m visiting North Carolina, which is where I grew up, and whenever I get around family it’s wonderful because you all love each other, but you all have so much history, so there is a little bit of strife sometimes. Whenever I get around my family and something happens. I’ll go into the other room and I’ll turn to my husband and say, ‘Why do you think she did that? Let’s talk about this and dissect it.’ I’ve always been that way, and I think that’s part of the reason why I act.”

Hasson is only 23, but already she’s co-starred on the series The Finder (2012) and Twisted (2013-2014). On the big screen she’s appeared as Billie Jean Jones, second wife of Hank Williams, in I Saw the Light (2015) and as a young nun in Novitiate (2017).

Her latest project is Impulse, a show that will premiere June 6 on YouTube Red. Based on Steven Gould’s 2013 novel of the same name and executiveproduced by Doug Liman, Impulse unfolds in the small town of Reston, New York, and centers on Henrietta “Henry” Coles (Hasson), a high-school outsider who attracts the attention of a star athlete, Clay (Tanner Stine).

Henry learns through horrible circumstances that she possesses the ability to teleport: Clay attacks her in his pickup truck, which triggers the teleportation process, and that process crushes the truck, paralysing Clay. That all occurs in the first episode. Subsequent episodes will explore the ramifications of that night and address how Henry will harness her power thereafter.

‘Buffy was my favourite show’

The easygoing, mature Hasson explained that Impulse immediately stuck a chord with her. A “big sci-fi fan,” she grew up watching strong female characters such as Buffy Summers (Sarah Michelle Gellar) on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). “Buffy was my favourite show, and I loved that world that she lived in,” Hasson said. “So I thought, ‘Wow, what a cool opportunity to be … ‘ Not that Henry is really a role model, but to play an iconic character in that way. Henry was written so well. They really didn’t ever try to subdue how strong she is in an effort to make her seem likable, which I think happens with a lot of young female characters. I never once felt that way in reading the script or on set. I felt like we wanted to make Henry hard and real and emotionally damaged, and that was just so fun for me, as an actress, to play.”

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Cheddar Interview

Maddie Hasson Explains ‘Impulse’ Character’s Extraordinary Abilities

Maddie Hasson stars as 16-year-old Henry in the new Youtube Red series premiering June 6th. The show follows a girl who escapes a traumatic event by using her extraordinary abilities. Hasson sits down with Cheddar to discuss how the show is relevant in the #Metoo era, and what it’s doing to showcase strong female characters.

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KTLA 5 Morning News – Video + Captures

This morning, Maddie and Missi (Pyle) stopped by KTLA 5 Morning News in Los Angeles to talk about “Impulse“! You can watch the video below and i have added some screencaptures in our gallery: