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The Forever Purge Producer Jason Blum on The Hunt’s Prerelease Failure
Series creator James DeMonaco was interviewed by EW today about making what had been dubbed the finale of the franchise In that interview, shockingly, DeMonaco drops hints that there could still be more films in the series after The Forever Purge I know; I can't believe it either You can read what he had to[...]
The Forever Purge Begins With Trailer For Final Installment
Series creator James DeMonaco returns to pen the end, with Everardo Gout directing, and from the trailer, it looks like this may, in fact, be the best entry in the series Lots of great-looking action set pieces, strong characters, and performances that will actually make us care about who lives and who dies will make[...]
The Forever Purge has been delayed by Universal.
The film was directed by Everardo Gout ("Days of Grace")  and written by franchise creator James DeMonaco The news was reported by Variety. The Forever Purge has been delayed by Universal Credit Universal Could The Forever Purge Head to Streaming? The obvious question here is if Universal will release this straight to Theater At Home VOD[...]
purge
Series creator James DeMonaco has written the script. The Purge television show was never meant to replace the film series, although after the last film The First Purge, there seemed to be some talk over at Blumhouse that they might take an extended break from the series Guess that is off It will be interesting to[...]
The Purge TV Show Still
It will again be produced by Jason Blum, series creator James DeMonaco, Thomas Kelly, Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form and Sebastien K Lemercier. Luke is playing a character named Marcus Moore, 'an accomplished professional with a loving wife and a beautiful house whose seemingly perfect life is shattered when an assassin breaks into his house on Purge night." So I would expect him[...]
The Purge Episode 3 Still 1
"The partnership and creative trust of Jason Blum and everyone at Blumhouse Television and Universal Pictures ensured The Purge's successful transition from film to TV – and, along with Universal Cable Productions, we look forward to digging even deeper into the mythology in Season 2." Jason Blum seems excited as well, from that same release: "James Demonaco[...]
The Purge TV Show Will Explore the Concept Deeper Than the Film Series
Hot on the heels of the latest film The First Purge, the show continues to take a look at what happens when all law is suspended for one night only once a year. Lex Scott Davis, Brad Fuller, Jason Blum, James DeMonaco, Gabriel Chavarria, Amanda Warren, Thomas Kelly, and Anthony Hemingway were our Purgers for this panel. We started talking about The First[...]
The Purge: Our First Look at USA Network's 10-Episode Event Series
CT (with a simulcast on Syfy). Directed by Unsolved's Anthony Hemingway with Thomas Kelly (Blue Bloods) serving as showrunner, the story is set between prequel film The First Purge and James DeMonaco's original film trilogy; and follows an ensemble of characters (and their backstories) through one horrifying Purge night. Credit: USA Network Here's your first look at the upcoming USA Network[...]
The Purge: William Baldwin Enlists in USA Network/Syfy Series
Credit: Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com Backdraft's William Baldwin is taking a stab at USA Network and Syfy's upcoming series The Purge, set for a series regular role as an investment firm head with a dark secret and darker motivations. Spearheaded by franchise creator James DeMonaco, Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions, The Purge will feature the annual 12 hours[...]
Blumhouse's The Purge TV Series Adds The Leftovers' Amanda Warren, Colin Woodell
The Leftovers alumna Amanda Warren (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) and Colin Woodell (Designated Survivor) are set to join leads Gabriel Chavarria (East Los High) and Jessica Garza (Six) on the USA Network/Syfy series. Spearheaded by franchise creator James DeMonaco, Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions, the series will still feature the annual 12 hours of legalized[...]
The Purge: Gabriel Chavarria, Jessica Garza Join Blumhouse TV Series
Credit: (left) Kathy Hutchins – Shutterstock.com / (right) History If it was real, do you think you could survive "The Purge" every year? Think you could survive it every week? Following up on their announcement that The Purge movie franchise would be coming to series for USA Network and Syfy, Blumhouse has tapped East Los High star Gabriel[...]
the first purge poster
Because obviously we needed a new The Purge film just in time for 4th of July, Blumhouse and Universal released the title, poster, and release date for their upcoming fourth installment in the horror franchise. No, the fact that today is the State of the Union speech is not lost on us, but it's really the poster[...]
The Purge Moves To TV
The Purge film franchise which began in 2013 with the film starring Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey, spawned two sequels including last year's The Purge: Election Year and with Purge 4 set for a July 2018 release, will also be getting a television series from original writer/director James DeMonaco, and ITV Studios in cooperation with[...]
Frank Grillo To Lead The Purge Sequel
Deadline reports Grillo will star in the sequel which has been unfortunately given the mouthful of a title The Next Chapter of The Purge for original director James DeMonaco. No plot details on this "next chapter," but it'll be set in that same futuristic world where an annual 12-hour lawless rampage lets would-be criminals let[...]