• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Latest News

  1. 'The Purge' Sequel Hitting Theaters in June 2014

    1:56 pm PST 11/20/2013
    Number of comments:

    The next chapter of Universal and Blumhouse's horror thriller will see the return of writer-director James DeMonaco. READ MORE

    • 0
  2. 15 Horror Movies That Offered the Most Bang for the Buck

    2:24 pm PDT 10/21/2013
    Number of comments:

    From "Paranormal Activity" to "The Conjuring," here are the top 15 horror films since 2009 with budgets of $20 million or less. READ MORE

    • 0
  3. U.K. Watchdog Dismisses Complaint Over Universal's 'The Purge' Ad

    5:05 am PDT 09/25/2013
    Number of comments:

    The local authority says the scary spot from the studio's international releasing division did not cause offense or break rules of responsible advertising. READ MORE

    • 0
  4. The Morning After 'The Purge': Comedian Spoofs Universal's Horror Flick (Video)

    8:00 am PDT 09/13/2013
    Number of comments:

    Johnny Ray Gill imagines how friends and co-workers would deal with surviving the film's traumatic events. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  5. 'The Purge': Ethan Hawke's Low Salary Turns Into Millions

    8:00 am PDT 06/12/2013
    Number of comments:

    The actor gave producer Jason Blum the friends-and-family rate, working for almost nothing on the breakout microbudget horror movie and skipping the perks: "No trailer, no driver, no BS." READ MORE

    • 0
  6. Universal, Jason Blum Throw 'Purge' Sequel Into Development

    6:10 pm PDT 06/10/2013
    Number of comments:

    The original scared up $34 million on its opening weekend. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  7. Box Office Shocker: 'The Purge' Tops Weekend With $36.4 Million

    8:04 am PDT 06/08/2013
    Number of comments:

    UPDATED: Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson's Google comedy "The Internship" opens to a disappointing $18.1 million, the lowest debut for a Shawn Levy film in a decade. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  8. Ethan Hawke, Jason Blum on Their 'Clockwork Orange'-Like Thriller 'The Purge' (Video)

    3:31 pm PDT 06/07/2013
    Number of comments:

    The star and the creator of "Paranormal Activity" discuss making genre pictures, violence in films and if "The Purge" could actually come to be. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 1
  9. Box Office Report: Friday Returns Show 'The Purge' Beating 'The Internship'

    1:04 pm PDT 06/07/2013
    Number of comments:

    The microbudgeted thriller could cross $30 million in its domestic debut; Shawn Levy's Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson comedy may only come in at $17 million. READ MORE

    • 0
  10. Box Office Report: 'Purge' Scares Up $3.4 Million Thursday Night

    9:33 am PDT 06/07/2013
    Number of comments:

    UPDATED: Universal and Jason Blum's microbudgeted thriller easily beat Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson comedy "The Internship," which took in $800,000. READ MORE

    • 0
  11. In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'The Internship,' 'The Purge' and More

    6:00 pm PDT 06/06/2013
    Number of comments:

    What THR's critics say about the movies opening this week. READ MORE

    • 0
  12. Indie Icons: A Conversation with Ethan Hawke and Filmmaker Jason Blum

    1:57 pm PDT 06/06/2013
    Number of comments:

    The Hollywood Reporter sits down with Academy Award nominee and indie film stalwart Ethan Hawke, as well as 'Paranormal Activity' creator Jason Blum who talk about creative inspirations, the advantages to making small-budget non-studio films, plus a little advice for young moviemakers and dreamers. READ MORE

    • 0
  13. Ethan Hawke, Jason Blum on their Thriller 'The Purge'

    3:00 pm PDT 06/04/2013
    Number of comments:

    Ethan Hawke describes the message in their new thriller as "A lot of social political ideas underneath it, it is kind of charged with like a Clockwork Orange like weirdness." READ MORE

    • 0
  14. The Purge: Film Review

    9:01 am PDT 05/31/2013
    Number of comments:

    Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey star in James DeMonaco's violently satirical chiller. READ MORE

    • 0
  15. Soundtrack for Ethan Hawke's 'The Purge' Sets Release Date (Exclusive)

    6:00 am PDT 05/21/2013
    Number of comments:

    The Back Lot Music album from composer Nathan Whitehead hits stores June 4. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0