‘The Purge’ movie franchise to become TV show

Show Full Article Filmmaker James DeMonaco, who has written and directed all three entries in the franchise (2013’s The Purge, 2014’s The Purge: Anarchy, 2016’s The Purge: Election Year) which take place in an America where citizens are allowed to commit crimes without legal consequences for a twelve-hour period once a year, will oversee the series. Blumhouse announced Tuesday that its hugely successful Purge movie series is to become a TV show. Watch the trailer for The Purge: Election Year, below. The show is produced by Blumhouse Television, which is being re-launched as an independent television studio, with ITV Studios acquiring a 45 percent stake in the operation. It was also announced that Blumhouse Television will be the lead studio on   Secure and Hold: The Last Days Of Roger Ailes, a limited scripted series   in development at Showtime about the Fox News founder. The small screen version of The Purge is to be co-produced with Universal Cable Production and will air on USA and Syfy. Evenson the horror novel Feral, about a disease which turns the world’s male population into animal-like killers. The next   Purge   film,   from Universal Pictures, opens in summer 2018. Ahead of his duties on the Purge television show, DeMonaco has cowritten with B.K. Feral   is published today.