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Universal developing The Purge 2

Universal developing The Purge 2

Jun 11 2013, 5:07am CDT | by

Universal is developing a sequel to 'The Purge'. The Ethan Hawke-starring horror film was a surprise hit at the US box office this past weekend, topping the chart with $36.4 million in ticket sales...

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Universal developing The Purge 2

Jun 11 2013, 5:07am CDT | by

Universal is developing a sequel to 'The Purge'.

The Ethan Hawke-starring horror film was a surprise hit at the US box office this past weekend, topping the chart with $36.4 million in ticket sales, and now the movie studio are hoping to capitalise on the flick's success with a follow-up.

Producer Jason Blum confirmed the news on Twitter, writing: ''The Purge 2 is in development @UniversalHorror #ThePurge (sic)''

'The Purge', which was produced on a modest $3 million budget, proved to be highly profitable in its opening weekend and fended off strong competition from big budget blockbusters such as 'Fast & Furious 6' and Will Smith's 'After Earth'.

The futuristic horror flick is set in the US, where, for one night a year, all crime - including murder - is legal. The film centres on Ethan Hawke's James Sandin and his wife Mary, played by 'Game of Thrones' actress Lena Headey, who try to protect their family from home invaders during the annual purge.

The low-budget film was produced by Universal, Blum's Blumhouse Productions and 'Transformers' director Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes company.

Blum is also known for producing recent horror success stories including the 'Paranormal Activity' franchise, 'Insidious' and 'Sinister', which also starred Hawke.

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Box Office Preview: ‘The Purge,’ ‘Sex Tape’ And ‘Planes’ Bow As ‘Apes’ Expected At No. 1

Jul 17 2014 2:04pm CDT | Source: Deadline

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The Purge Anarchy: Will You Be Purging Tonight?

Jul 17 2014 12:32pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Jul 12 2014 10:57am CDT | Source: Collider

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Jul 10 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Deadline

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Frank Grillo Joins ‘The Raid’ Remake

Jun 16 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Slash Film

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Late last month, we got a peek at Patrick Hughes‘ casting wish list for The Raid remake. These wish lists don’t always pan out — that’s why they’re called wish lists, not confirmed cast lists — but in Hughes’ case, it seems at least one of his wishes has come true. In a recent interview, Frank Grillo confirmed that he will star in the Hughes’ remake of The Raid. Now it just remains to be seen whether Luke Evans, Anthony Mackie, an ...
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Horror Sequel ‘Insidious: Chapter 3′ Scares Up ‘Jem,’ ‘A.N.T. Farm’ Star Stefanie Scott

Jun 11 2014 7:49pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Stefanie Scott Fan Meet And Greet At the Glendale Galleria
EXCLUSIVE: Stefanie Scott is set to star in Insidious: Chapter 3, the third installment of Focus Features, eOne, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions, and Blumhouse Productions‘ hit horror franchise. Plot and character details are being kept under wraps. The threequel will be written and directed by Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious) in his helming debut. Scott is currently in production on Blumhouse’s live-action adaptation of ’80s cartoon Je ...
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Thurman and Tarantino To Tie the Knot?

Jun 11 2014 6:08am CDT | Source: movie pilot

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Uma Thurman and Quentin Tarantino showed up to close this year's Cannes film festival, 20 years on from their Palme d'Or triumph with Pulp Fiction in 94'. The pair looked as close as ever when they hit the red carpet. It seemed at the time to be a more nostalgic, friendly closeness but if sources are to be trusted, it might have been something more. Thurman had split from her fiancé Arpad 'Arki' Busson in ...
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