25 Things to Know about ‘The Purge’ TV Series

Collider | 8/15/2018 | Haleigh Foutch
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It all started with a $3 million budget and a killer idea. The Purge. Created by James DeMonaco and backed by Blumhouse, the horror thriller introduced audiences to a not-too-distant future America where all crime, including murder, becomes legal for 12 hours a year. Four films and more than $400 million at the box office later, The Purge has travelled from suburbia to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles, and ultimately, back to the very first Purge night in Staten Island, unfolding an expansive mythology and undercurrent of pointed political commentary along the way.

Now, The Purge is headed to television with USA Network’s 10-hour event series, which offers fans the deepest look into the world of the Purge yet. With more time and real estate than ever, the series looks to travel through the experience of different class structures and human experiences on the night of the Purge, stretched out across a 10-hour canvas that allows for...
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