The Purge: Fiona Dourif Joins Cast For TV Series


Deadline is reporting that Fiona Dourif is the latest name to join the cast of the television series adaptation of The Purge at  USA Network and SyFy.

 

The premise of The Purge franchise is set in near future America where once a year there is a twelve hour period where all crime, including the most insane acts of murder, are legal. The television series comes from franchise creator James DeMonaco, Blumhouse Television and Universal Cable Productions. There’s been a trilogy of films released already, with a fourth set to come out this summer. The original starred Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey, making over $89m worldwide on a $3m budget. While the original was a contained thriller, its sequel Purge: Anarchy, went city wide and was more action orientated starring Frank Grillo, making over $111m worldwide on a $9m budget. The last installment, Purge: Election Year, seen Frank Grillo reprise his role from Anarchy and star alongside Elizabeth Mitchell, making over $118m worldwide on a $10m budget.

 

Fiona Dourif (whose credits include Cult of Chucky and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency) will be playing the role of the cool and offbeat, Good Leader Tavis, the much-adored, charismatic cult leader, dispensing blessings to her fawning followers.

 

Platinum Dunes and DeMonaco’s longtime producing partner Sebastien K. Lemercier will serve as executive producers on the series. Thomas Kelly will also executive produce as well as serve as a showrunner for the series. Fiona Dourif will be starring alongside Gabriel ChavarriaJessica GarzaAmanda WarrenColin WoodellLili SimmonsHannah Emily AndersonLee Tergesen and William Baldwin.

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