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Blumhouse Productions Plan to Unleash ‘The Purge 4’ in 2018

Blumhouse Productions Plan to Unleash The Purge 4 in 2018

It looks like we’ll get to Purge once again next year. James DeMonaco, who directed the first three films, plans to write the script for the fourth sequel, but he isn’t interested in directing the project himself. We are hearing that DeMonaco will help Universal, Blumhouse and Platinum Dunes to find a suitable director.

Deadline highlighted the franchises success: The Purge: Election Year, was the highest grossing title in the series, earning $79.2 million domestic and $118.6M worldwide when it bowed during the same Fourth of July frame last year. The original The Purge minted money on its low budget in 2013, grossing $64.5M domestic after an opening weekend take of $34.1M. The next pic, The Purge: Anarchy, did even better, grossing $111.9M worldwide in July 2014.

All in, The franchise totals $315.4M at the global B.O. from combined production costs of $23M.

The fourth film will bring back Jason Blum to produce alongside Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form and Sébastien K. Lemercier. Universal Pictures has announced a release date of July 4, 2018.