The next chapter in Blumhouse Productions, Platinum Dunes and Universal Pictures’ dystopic thriller franchise has a release date! The Purge 3 is officially set to hit theaters on Friday, July 1, 2016. Although it’s light on plot specifics, the following official description has also been released:
Expanding upon the explosive universe introduced in the sleeper hits that have earned $200 million at the worldwide box office, Universal Pictures’ The Purge 3 reveals the next terrifying chapter of 12 hours of anarchy that is sanctioned annually by the New Founders of America.
The Purge and The Purge: Anarchy helmer James DeMonaco is set to return for the third entry, which will open opposite Warner Bros. Pictures’ David Yates helmed Edgar Rice Burroughs adaptation, Tarzan, starring Samuel L. Jackson, Djimon Hounsou, Christoph Waltz, Alexander Skarsgård, Margot Robbie, and the Steven Spielberg-directed take on Roald Dahl’s The BFG, starring Mark Rylance and Ruby Barnhill.