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Maddie Hasson takes talent to Hollywood for ABC Family series

With a smile stolen from Cameron Diaz and enough moxie to rival Jennifer Lawrence, Wilmington actress Maddie Hasson is ready for life in Los Angeles.

After a breakout role as Willa Monday on Fox drama “The Finder,” Hasson landed the role of Jo on “Twisted,” an ABC Family series that debuts this summer.

At 18, she has already walked the red carpet and been interviewed at press events. She’s mature, independent and driven.

When she was a 16-year-old actress on “The Finder,” costar Geoff Stults called her “the most mature actor on our set.”

She relished the mentoring she received from Stults, the late Michael Clarke Duncan and Mercedes Masöhn, who called Hasson “a spitfire.”

Twisted,” which is set at a high school and stars Denise Richards, has a cast with more actors in Hasson’s age range.

In the show, a teen with a troubled past, Danny (Avan Jogia), returns to his hometown. He reconnects with his friends, but when a student is found dead, Danny is the prime suspect.

Hasson plays Jo, one of Danny’s best friends. The other is Lacey, played by Kylie Bunbury.

The chemistry of lifelong friends isn’t easy for strangers to replicate on the screen. So the stars spent a week in New York with director Jon Amiel creating a fictional backstory and some genuine bonds.

We spent an entire week in the city with the director just improv-ing and getting the backstory down and rehearsing so it’d be like we’ve been together for years and years and years,” Hasson said during an interview at a local Port City Java. “It worked because I feel like I’ve known them my entire life.”


“Twisted” picked up by ABC Family !

Yay ! ABC Family just announced the pick up of Twisted, (formerly Socio) for the upcoming summer season!

STARNEWSONLINE.COMWilmington actress Maddie Hasson is coming back to the small screen.

After co-starring in the sweet but short-lived Fox procedural “The Finder,” Hasson heads to ABC Family to star in its new drama, “Twisted.”

The network, which announced the pick-up Wednesday, describes “Twisted” (formerly titled “Socio”) as a “one-hour mystery full of twists and turns that is centered on a charismatic 16-year-old with a troubled past who recently reconnected with his two female best friends from childhood. He becomes the prime suspect when a fellow student is surprisingly found dead in her home.”

Hasson will play one of those childhood friends. Avan Jogia (“Victorious”), Kylie Bunbury (“Prom”), Kimberly Quinn (“Terriers”), Sam Robards (“Treme,” “Gossip Girl”), Ashton Moio and Denise Richards (“Two and a Half Men”) also star.

Hasson filmed the pilot last fall. No premiere date has been announced, but production is expected to start by spring.

Hasson is a New Bern native, though she spent most of her life in Wilmington, performing with local dance and theater companies.

Underdogs – Trailer

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ABC Family films pilot in Nyack

Hi! I’ve found a little video of Maddie on the set of SOCIO with Avan Jogia. You can view it below

NEWS12.COM — NYACK – The cameras were rolling in Nyack today for a new TV pilot.

Crews filmed the pilot for “Socio,” a new TV series for ABC Family, starring Denise Richards.

In the show, Nyack will stand in for the fictional town of Green Cove, N.Y. The series is about a teenage sociopath who becomes the prime suspect when a fellow student is murdered.

The crews will be filming in Nyack until Thursday evening.

Grimm – HD Screencaptures

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ABC FAMILY begins production on Drama Pilot “Socio”

THEFUTONCRITIC.COM — ABC Family begins production today on the drama series pilot “Socio,” starring Avan Jogia (“Victorious), Maddie Hasson (“The Finder”), Kylie Bunbury (“Prom”), Kimberly Quinn (“Terriers”) and Denise Richards (“Two and a Half Men”). Also recently cast in the project is Sam Robards (“Treme,” “Gossip Girl”). Kathy Najimy (“Make it or Break It”) and Grey Damon (“The Nine Lives of Chloe King”) have also been cast as guest stars.

Shooting in New York, “Socio” follows Danny (Jogia), who has returned to town after serving five years in custody for murdering his aunt when he was 11. Admitting his guilt, but stubbornly refusing to discuss his motive, Danny returns to a hostile reception and a media firestorm. Ostracized by his peers, Danny reconnects with his former best friends Jo (Hasson) and Lacey (Bunbury) who are still struggling to put the past behind them. But when another student is murdered, suspicion falls on Danny and the question remains, is Danny a serial slayer, a “socio,” or is he a victim with a shocking secret?

Richards portrays Karen, Danny’s mother, who once ruled the town’s social scene, but who now struggles to put on a brave face with her son returning home under a cloud of scandal and shame. Robards plays Kyle, the town sheriff, and Jo’s father, who clashes with his wife Tess (Quinn) over their daughter’s renewed friendship with Danny, convinced Danny is a hardened killer. Najimy will guest as Mrs. Fisk, a charismatic, eccentric psychology teacher and Damon plays Archie, Lacey’s hotheaded boyfriend, who is not pleased by her renewed friendship with Danny.

Gavin Polone (“Gilmore Girls,” “”Zombieland,” “Jane by Design”) is the executive producer of the pilot, which was written by Adam Milch (“Greek”). The pilot is produced by Prodco, Inc.

Maddie Hasson to Star in Gavin Polone’s ABC Family Pilot

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER‘The Finder’s’ Maddie Hasson, ‘Prom’s’ Kylie Bunbury to Star in Gavin Polone’s ABC Family Pilot

The duo will star in “Socio,” an hourlong drama revolving around an alleged sociopath who reconnects with his two former childhood best friends.

ABC Family has found two friends for an alleged murderer.

The Finder’s Maddie Hasson and Prom’s Kylie Bunbury have been tapped to co-star in the network’s Gavin Polone drama pilot Socio, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Socio revolves around Danny, a charismatic 16-year-old alleged sociopath who reconnects with his two childhood best friends when he returns to his hometown to attend high school. However, once he arrives, he finds himself the prime suspect when a fellow student is murdered.

Hasson will play Jo, an offbeat and tough yet vulnerable girl who was Danny’s childhood friend who, after discovering the body of his slain aunt shortly after she was murdered, became a social outcast. She becomes his biggest supporter even after he faces new allegations.
Bunbury, meanwhile, will portray Lacey, a former tomboy and once Jo and Danny’s best friend, she has found the popularity that eluded Jo by putting the past behind her — including ditching her former friend.
Polone, whose Jane By Design was canceled at the network after one season, will executive produce with Greek’s Adam Milch on board to pen the script and co-exec produce.

Hasson, who played Willa on Fox’s short-lived Bones spinoff The Finder, is repped by Coast to Cost Talent Group, STW Talent and the Beddingfield Co.; Bunbury whose credits also include The Sitter, is with ICM Partners and Principal Entertainment.
Socio is one of two pilots the network picked up in August and should it go to series, it would join a lineup that includes Pretty Little Liars and The Lying Game, among others.