‘The Purge 2’ in Development


The Purge opened last Friday and handily won the weekend, taking twice the coin of the next most potent competitor, The Internship. The Purge cost $3m to make and earned $34m, meaning that a sequel was almost inevitable. Add to that fact a tax rebate from the state of California, which will refund quite a big chunk of the sequel’s production budget, and producer Jason Blum has a big thumbs-up to make The Purge 2. Which is why his company tweeted the following:

We don’t know whether or not writer/director James De Monaco will return, or which of the cast members of the original will be back. Some of them can’t return, but we won’t spoil which ones.  Read More »