The Purge season 2 will continue to terrify citizens everywhere. Just ahead of the season finale, the USA Network confirmed The Purge season 2 renewal, another sign of the network’s continued commitment to scripted genre programming. Who would have thought that a series of subversive b-movies would spark a successful TV series, right?

The first season was executive produced by James DeMonaco (the creator of the franchise and director of all but one of the films) and Thomas Kelly. Presumably DeMonaco, ringmaster of all things Purge related, will return for The Purge season 2.

“USA Network is so proud to be the television home for the iconic franchise, The Purge,” said Chris McCumber, President of Entertainment Networks for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, in a statement. “The partnership and creative trust of Jason Blum and everyone at Blumhouse Television and Universal Pictures ensured The Purge’s successful transition from film to TV – and, along with Universal Cable Productions, we look forward to digging even deeper into the mythology in season 2.”

“James Demonaco has done it again: the propulsive and compelling story he crafted for season 1 of The Purge truly resonated with audiences in a significant way,” said Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse. “We are thrilled to embark on season 2, and can’t wait to bring more of James’ vision to USA and fans of The Purge.”

The Purge season 2 trailer

Here’s the first trailer for season 2…

The Purge season 2 plot

Season 2 of The Purge is set to follow a cast of interconnected characters, starting from one Purge and leading up to the next one. It’s a change from season 1, which focused on Purge night.

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The Purge season 2 cast

Derek Luke (13 Reasons Why), Max Martini (Pacific Rim), Paola Nuñez (The Son), and Joel Allen (Never Goin’ Back) are the fresh meat of season 2.

The Purge season 2 release date

The Purge season 2 will premiere in the autumn, with an exact date not announced just yet. It could be as soon as September, though, the same time it made its season one debut. We’ll update this as soon as there’s some official confirmation. Amazon Prime Video will likely continue to stream it here in the UK.



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