After the success of The Purge last year, it’s not too surprising a sequel is coming, which has been rushed into production so that there’ll be just a year from the first film until the second.
And now we get our first taste of whether it’ll be a worthy follow-up or a lame cash-in with a trailer.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘The New Founding Fathers of America invite you to celebrate the annual Purge. Returning alongside writer/director/producer James DeMonaco to produce the next chapter of the thriller are Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity and Insidious series), alongside Sébastien K. Lemercier (Assault on Precinct 13, Four Lovers) and Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay (Pain & Gain, Transformers franchise), Brad Fuller (The Amityville Horror, A Nightmare on Elm Street) and Andrew Form (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday the 13th).’
It’s due out in July. [Read more…]