‘The Purge 2’ in Development

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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 »