Jessie T. Usher, Ash Santos Cast in Netflix’s First Original Medical Drama Series ‘Pulse’

Jessie T. Usher, Ash Santos Cast in Netflix's First Original Medical Drama Series 'Pulse'

Jessie T. Usher from ‘The Boys’ and Ash Santos are set to join the cast of Netflix’s first original medical drama series ‘Pulse.’ They’ll be part of a talented ensemble including Willa Fitzgerald, Colin Woodell, and Justina Machado, under the creative vision of Zoe Robyn and Carlton Cuse.

In ‘Pulse,’ viewers will dive into the bustling world of Miami’s Level 1 Trauma Center, where young ER doctor Danny Simms (played by Willa Fitzgerald) finds herself thrust into the role of Chief Resident amidst the complexities of her own romantic entanglements.

Jack Bannon, Chelsea Muirhead, Daniela Nieves, and Jessy Yates round out the core cast, while Néstor Carbonell, Santiago Segura, Jessica Rothe, and Arturo Del Puerto join in recurring roles.

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Usher takes on the character of Sam Elijah, a seasoned Emergency Medicine Resident with a competitive streak beneath his calm exterior, hailing from Florida’s panhandle.

Santos will recur as Nia Washington, a spirited and resourceful EMT from a close-knit Miami-Dade County family.

Bannon embodies Tom Cole, a witty Surgical Resident drawn to Miami’s vibrant lifestyle and top-notch trauma program.

Muirhead portrays Sophie Chan, a determined surgical intern striving for excellence in her quest to become a skilled surgeon.

Nieves steps into the role of Camila Perez, a resilient medical student who maintains an optimistic outlook despite the demanding nature of her studies.

Yates brings Harper to life, a confident second-year Emergency Medicine resident who navigates life and work as a wheelchair user and younger sister to Danny Simms.

Robyn and Cuse serve as showrunners and executive producers. Bradley Garner, Emma Forman and Michael Klick also executive produce. Kate Dennis will serve as director and executive producer on Episodes 1 and 2.

The project reunites Carbonell and Cuse who worked together on the hit ABC series Lost. Carbonell is currently a series regular on Apple’s The Morning Show, and is recurring on the FX series Shogun. He can also be seen in feature films Bandit and Clawfoot. Prior, he starred as ‘Sheriff Alex Romero’ opposite Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore in the hit A&E series, Bates Motel. He is most often recognized for his portrayal of ‘Richard Alpert’ in Lost.

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