Universal launches The Forever Purge release every week

After the studio was delayed The eternal purge For a full year from July 2020 to 2021, Universal Pictures is bringing the hit horror thriller franchise back to fans a little earlier as the studio postponed its release from July 9th to 2nd just in time for Independence Day weekend.

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However, with the new release date, the film escapes competition from Marvels Black widowNow it’s the fifth and final horror outing against the family-friendly ones Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and the Chris Pratt star science fiction actioner The morning war, which was recently acquired by Amazon and is slated for release on July 2nd

Franchise inventor James DeMonaco will not return to the director’s chair for the film he confirmed as the final to Entertainment Weekly in 2018, but will continue to serve as screenwriter while Everardo Gout, award-winning director of Days of grace, controls.

“I think it’s a great way to end it all“DeMonaco previously told EW. “We want to end it all, I think, and I’m very excited. When I came up with the idea and introduced it to everyone they looked excited and I think it’s going to be a really cool ending as we take this home with us. “

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The eternal purge is produced by Jason Blum, the duo DeMonaco and Sébastien K. Lemercier from Man In A Tree and Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form and will be Leven Rambin (True detective) and be directed by Everado Gout.

The purge The series kicked off in 2013 with the first film, a minor home invasion thriller starring Ethan Hawke. The company had gross sales of $ 89.3 million worldwide and started the franchise, which to date has grossed $ 456.8 million in four films worldwide (with total grossing for each film winning its predecessor) .