Frank Grillo is Back First Trailer for Sequel 'The Purge: Election Year'
"This is not a drill." Universal has debuted the first official trailer for horror sequel The Purge: Election Year, which is essentially The Purge 3 following The Purge: Anarchy in 2014. The plot this time involves Frank Grillo returning as the head of security protecting Senator Charlie Roan, played by Elizabeth Mitchell, who encounters more than he bargained for when the annual purge event brings out the crazies. The "Election Year" angle is quite bold. The full cast from this one includes Raymond J. Barry, Ethan Phillips, Sparrowhawk, Edwin Hodge and many others. This latest Purge entry looks about as dark and violent and crazy as the last two, so if you've enjoyed the others this will be more of the same. Have at it.
Here's the first trailer for James DeMonaco's The Purge: Election Year, direct from Uni's YouTube:
It’s been two years since Leo Barnes (Frank Grillo) stopped himself from a regrettable act of revenge on Purge Night. Now serving as head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), his mission is to protect her in a run for president and survive the annual ritual that targets the poor and innocent. But when a betrayal forces them onto the streets of D.C. on the one night when no help is available, they must stay alive until dawn… or both be sacrificed for their sins against the state. The Purge: Election Year is both written and directed by James DeMonaco, of both The Purge and The Purge: Anarchy before this. Blumhouse Productions' Jason Blum, along with Platinum Dunes, Sébastien K. Lemercier are producing. Universal will open DeMonaco's The Purge 3 in theaters everywhere starting July 1st, 2016 this summer.