A hit in theaters, “The Purge: Anarchy” will now become a “Halloween Horror Nights” scarezone at both Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort. Film joins TV shows "The Walking Dead,”…
Universal has chosen “The Purge: Anarchy” as the title its sequel “The Purge,” and unveiled its firs trailer. The sequel, with the James DeMonaco returning to write and direct, was shooting earlier…
Not wanting to monkey with a solid system, Universal is dating its “Purge” sequel for the same month as its predecessor, laying claim to June 20, 2014. The original, which marked Universal's first…
James DeMonaco is returning to write and direct the sequel to his hit film "The Purge" for Universal and Blumhouse.
When it comes to the horror genre and box office potential, the biggest truism is that it's all about the movie. Horror films, in particular, have some of the most fervent fans, which can make for an…
As more film campaigns turn to the Web to generate buzz, Universal has upped Doug Neil to exec VP of digital marketing. Neil, who helped grow “The Fast and Furious'” online following and oversaw “The…
Universal is developing “Purge 2″ with Jason Blum following the surprise success of Ethan Hawke starrer “The Purge.” Blumhouse Prods. is in line to receive a $2.25 million tax credit from the state…
Ethan Hawke. Welcome back, sir. After several years of roles in mostly genre or small independent films, Hawke scored his biggest opening weekend ever, with Universal's “The Purge” grossing a boffo…
Universal's micro-budgeted scarer "The Purge," from Blumhouse Productions, screamed into theaters with a fantastic $36.4 million domestic start.
Auds are splurging on “The Purge” as estimates for the scarer's weekend haul keep getting pushed higher and higher. The latest tally has “Purge” at $16.7 million from Friday, and headed to about $38…
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