With The Purge opening this Friday, word has come that a sequel is already in the works. So what do you guys think? Confidence, cart before the horse, or destined to go directly to home video? Read on for details on that and more.
The news comes from The Wrap, which lists the sequel on a list of fourteen film productions and seventeen TV productions that have been conditionally approved to receive California tax credits. The list also confirms a fourth season of MTV’s “Teen Wolf” series.
Read our The Purge review here!
Directed by James DeMonaco (writer of Assault on Precinct 13 and The Negotiator), The Purge is produced by Jason Blum of Blumhouse (Paranormal Activity, Insidious, Sinister) and Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, and Andrew Form (The Amityville Horror, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre) as well as Sébastien Kurt Lemercier (Assault on Precinct 13). It stars Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, and Adelaide Kane.
Look for it in theatres on June 7th.
In an America wracked by crime, the government has sanctioned an annual 12-hour period in which any and all criminal activity—including murder—is legal. The police can’t be called. Hospitals suspend help. It is one night when the citizenry regulates itself without thought of punishment. On this night plagued by violence and an epidemic of crime, one family wrestles with the decision of who they will become when a stranger comes knocking.
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