Late last year, USA renewed "The Purge" television series for a second season, and we've now learned when the season will premiere. The network has announced that "The Purge" Season 2 will premiere on October 15th at 9/8c, and they shared a brand new behind-the-scenes video, which can be viewed below.
Based on the hit movie franchise from Blumhouse Productions, "The Purge" revolves around a 12-hour period when all crime, including murder, is legal. Season 2 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.
Previously announced cast include Derek Luke ("13 Reasons Why"), Max Martini (Pacific Rim), Paola Nuñez (The Son) and Joel Allen (Never Goin’ Back).
"The Purge" 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 Universal Content Productions.