Though we still know very little about what to expect from the sequel to The Purge, we do know that it’s coming and we also know that the cast is quickly filling out. Who’s next to partake in another night of penalty-free violence? Read on!
Deadline reports that actress and singer Zoe Soul has just been cast in the film. Soul is an alumna of BET’s “Reed Between the Lines,” and she most recently appeared in Prisoners alongside Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal.
Soul joins the previously announced Frank Grillo, Michael K. Williams (“Boardwalk Empire,” “The Wire”), Carmen Ejogo (Sparkle), Zach Gilford (“Friday Night Lights”), and Kiele Sanchez (A Perfect Getaway).
James DeMonaco is returning to write and direct the sequel to his hit film The Purge for Universal and Blumhouse. Jason Blum of Blumhouse will produce through his first-look deal with Universal. Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and Sebastien Lemercier are also returning to produce. Look for “the next chapter of The Purge” in theatres on June 20, 2014.
In the original film starring Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, and Max Burkholder, a wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.
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