“The Purge” Returns This October With Its Second Season

August 24, 2019

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

Kelli Marchman McNeely - Horror Fuel CEO & Executive Producer Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

USA is gearing for the season two premiere of the hit series “The Purge” this October and we couldn’t be more excited!

 

 

Based on the hit movie franchise, “The Purge” revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Season 2 explores how a single Purge night affects the lives of four interconnected characters over the course of the ensuing year, all inevitably leading up to the next Purge. From Blumhouse Television and UCP, the second season of the anthology series opens on Purge night but dives deeper than ever before into what the Purge world looks like the other 364 days of the year for the first time.

 

 

Season 2 is executive produced by the film franchise creator James DeMonaco, who executive produces along with his partner for Man in a Tree, Sébastien K. Lemercier; Krystal Houghton Ziv, James Roland, Tim Andrew, and Jason Blum. Additionally, Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, and Andrew Form, from the film franchise, serve as executive producers under the Platinum Dunes banner, as does Thomas Kelly. The series is a co-production between Blumhouse Television and UCP.

 

 

The cast includes Derek Luke (“13 Reasons Why”), Max Martini(Pacific Rim), Paola Nuñez (“The Son”) and Never Goin’ Back actor Joel Allen.

 

 

Premiering on  October 15, the suspense commences with “The Purge” Season 2 premiering at 9/8c, followed by the debut of the new series “Treadstone” at 10/9c.
Follow “The Purge” on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and be sure to follow Blumhouse (@Blumhouse) as well.

 

From a producer of the “Bourne” franchise, “Treadstone” is an action-packed thriller set amidst the CIA black ops program Operation Treadstone. “Treadstone” explores the origin story and present-day actions of the infamous covert program that uses behavior modification protocol to turn recruits into nearly superhuman assassins. The first season of the series follows sleeper agents across the globe as they’re mysteriously “awakened” to resume their deadly missions.
Treadstone” is produced by UCP and developed by and executive produced by Tim Kring. Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner executive produce on behalf of Captivate (Bourne franchise).

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