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How Filmmaker James DeMonaco Parlayed ‘The Purge’ Franchise Into a Passion Project

After directing three Purge films and writing all five, franchise creator James DeMonaco knew he needed a radical change. So he revisited an older script of his that celebrated his first loves: cinema and Staten Island. And thanks to The Purge franchise’s worldwide gross of $535 million on a $53 million budget overall, DeMonaco had […]

One Teen Dead, Another Critically Injured in California Theater Shooting During ‘Forever Purge’ Screening

An 18-year-old woman was killed and a 19-year-old man was critically injured after a shooting at the Regal Edwards Corona Crossings & RPX theater on Monday night. Police were called for service at 11:45 p.m. to The Crossings, at 2650 Tuscany St., for an unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers located a man and woman who […]

‘The Forever Purge’: Film Review

Everardo Gout directs the final chapter in the mayhem-centric ‘Purge’ saga.

‘The Forever Purge’ Drops Intense, Harrowing Trailer

The Forever Purge on Wednesday dropped its first trailer for the Universal film — and it’s on-brand disturbing. The initial look at the fifth and (alleged) final picture in the Purge franchise runs a little more than two minutes long and packs numerous, brutal punches. Starring Ana de la Reguera, Josh Lucas and Tenoch Huerta, […]

New ‘Purge’ Thriller Finds Lead in Ana de la Reguera (Exclusive)

Mexican actress Ana de la Reguera has nabbed the lead role in the latest 'Purge' horror thriller from Blumhouse, Platinum Dunes and Universal.

‘The Purge’ Writer Must Produce Early Script Drafts in Idea Theft Suit

Douglas Jordan-Benel sued in 2015 claiming the 2013 horror film 'The Purge' derives from his screenplay called 'Settler's Day.' Now he wants early versions of writer-director James DeMonaco's script in their native format.

‘The Purge’ Renewed for Season 2 on USA

USA has renewed 'The Purge' for a second season, continuing creator James DeMonaco's franchise on TV.

TV Ratings: ‘Mayans MC’ Premiere Nearly Identical to ‘Sons of Anarchy’

'Sons of Anarchy' spinoff 'Mayans MC' pulls down premiere ratings almost identical to those of its predecessor.

‘The Purge’: What to Expect From USA Network’s Violent “Cautionary Tale”

As 'The Purge' premieres on USA Network, executive producer Jason Blum weighs in on what to expect from the TV adaptation of the hit horror film franchise.

‘The Purge’: TV Review

Cynical, nihilistic and exploitative, 'The Purge' heads to the small screen (on USA) with its basic flaws and fitfully engaging world-building intact.

‘Walking Dead’ Alum Joins Blumhouse’s ‘The Purge’ TV Series (Exclusive)

The small-screen spinoff from the hit film franchise is set to premiere Sept. 3.

Watch The Hollywood Reporter’s Full, Uncensored Genre Roundtable With Jason Blum, Robert Kirkman and More

The Genre Actor Roundtable features Shawn Levy ('Stranger Things'), Salim Akil ('Black Lightning'), Jason Blum ('The First Purge'), Jonathan Nolan ('Westworld'), Melissa Rosenberg ('Jessica Jones'), Robert Kirkman ('The Walking Dead') and Simon Kinberg (the X-Men universe).