‘Impulse’ and ‘Origin’ Announce San Diego Comic Con Plans

Impulse Series Star Maddie Hasson
Maddie Hasson stars in ‘Impulse’ (Photo Credit: Erin Keating)

Cast members from the YouTube original series Impulse and Origin will be promoting the new shows at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con. Origin is bringing series stars/Harry Potter veterans Tom Felton and Natalia Tena to the Con to talk about the sci-fi series. Impulse creator Doug Liman will be joined by the series’ stars, including Maddie Hasson and Missi Pyle, for a panel to discuss the original YouTube series.

The 2018 SD Comic Con will take place July 18th through July 22nd in downtown San Diego. The annual pop culture/comic book convention will be attended by more than 130,000 people.

Origin and Impulse Panel Details:

  • ORIGINOrigin, a new YouTube Original series coming soon from director Paul W.S. Anderson and producers of The Crown and Outlander, stars Tom Felton (Harry Potter film franchise, Rise of the Planet of the Apes) and Natalia Tena (Harry Potter film franchise, Game of Thrones). The 10-episode series follows a group of outsiders seek a clean slate on a colonized planet but are jarred awake on their journey as an asteroid collision damages their spaceship, leaving them stranded. The abandoned passengers discover a terrifying truth and must work together for survival, but quickly realize that one of them is far from who they claim to be.

    WHAT: PANEL – A Never-Before-Seen Look at Origin
    PANELISTS: Tom Felton, Natalia Tena, Mika Watkins, Sen Mitsuji, Nora Arnezeder, Paul W.S. Anderson
    WHEN: Thursday, 7/19/18, 1:00PM – 1:50PM
    WHERE: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

  • IMPULSEImpulse, which released on June 6th to critical acclaim (currently 100% on Rotten Tomatoes), is from creator Doug Liman and follows a rebellious 16-year-old girl, Henry or Henrietta (Maddie Hasson) as she grapples with her newfound ability to teleport while her world seemingly spirals out of control.

    WHAT: PANEL – An Inside Look into Doug Liman’s Impulse
    PANELISTS: Maddie Hasson, Missi Pyle, Doug Liman, Lauren LeFranc, Gene Klein, David Bartis
    WHEN: Thursday, 7/19/18, 12:00PM – 12:50PM
    WHERE: Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront

    The Impulse Plot: Impulse Impulse features a rebellious 16-year-old girl “Henry” played by Maddie Hasson (Twisted, The Finder). Missi Pyle (Gone Girl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) plays “Henry’s” mother “Cleo.” Henry has always felt different from her peers and has longed to escape from her seemingly quaint small town. She soon discovers she has the extraordinary ability to teleport.

    Impulse is a genre-bending action-thriller from Universal Cable Productions (UCP). Hypnotic’s Doug Liman (Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow) executive produced the series. Hypnotic’s David Bartis and Gene Klein, who produce UCP’s hit series Suits, served as executive producers. Lauren LeFranc (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) also served as an executive producer and the series showrunner.