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USA Renews ‘The Purge’ for Season 2

Number of New Episodes Not Confirmed

USA Network has greenlit horror anthology series “The Purge” for a second season, with an unconfirmed number of new episodes. Based on the movie franchise of the same name, “The Purge” revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Season  two will explore 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.

The series stars Gabriel Chavarria, Hannah Emily Anderson, Jessica Garza, Lili Simmons, Amanda Warren, Colin Woodell and Lee Tergesen. The upcoming second season 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.