WHO’S IN IT?
Frank Grillo (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Carmen Ejogo (Away We Go), Zach Gilford (The Last Stand), Kiele Sanchez (A Perfect Getaway), Zoë Soul (Prisoners), Michael K. Williams (12 Years A Slave), Edwin Hodge (The Alamo), Keith Stanfield (Short Term 12), Chad Morgan (Robot Chicken), Brandon Keener (The Guilt Trip)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
James DeMonaco (The Purge), director, writer; Michael Bay (Transformers), Jason Blum (Insidious), Andrew Form (The Amityville Horror), Bradley Fuller (A Nightmare On Elm Street) and Sebastien Lemercier (Four Lovers), producers; Nathan Whitehead (For Whom He Tolls), composer; Jacques Jouffret (The Purge), cinematographer; Vince Filippone (I Am Number Four) and Todd E. Miller (The Expendables 2), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
For one night, dubbed The Purge, all crime is made legal for 12 hours with all emergency services shut down, leaving criminals free to do whatever they want. A couple (Gilford and Sanchez) driving home run out of gas just as the night begins, leaving them stranded and an open target; elsewhere, a man named Leo (Grillo) sets out to get revenge on the man (Keener) who killed his son, while a mother and daughter (Ejogo and Soul) flee their home after assailants destroy it. These five people eventually come together and try to survive the night…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Some were left unsatisfied by horror hit The Purge due to its limited setting and constrained execution despite some interesting ideas; now, with a larger budget and more possibilities, sequel The Purge: Anarchy finally has the free reign to explore the world it had previously created.