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Louisiana City Apologizes for Using 'Purge' Siren to Signal Quarantine

A city in Louisiana is issuing an apology after using the siren from the movie The Purge to signal the start of a 9pm curfew of the city’s mandatory quarantine.

Crowley, Louisiana police used the siren without apparently knowing that it was the same sound used to signal the start of the purge in the hit films, where crimes became legal for one night.

“Last night a ‘Purge Siren’ was utilized by the Crowley Police Department as part of their starting curfew. We have received numerous complaints with the belief that our agency was involved in this process. We were not involved in the use of the ‘Purge Siren’ and will not utilize any type of siren for this purpose,” Acadia Parish sheriff K.P. Gibson said (via Variety).

A local news crew uploaded the sound of the siren, and you can hear below.

The Fifth 'Purge' Movie Could Be the Last One in the Film Series

It was just announced that the fifth film in The Purge‘s horror franchise will be released next year… and this could be the final one in the series.

The movie, which is still untitled, will hit theaters on July 10, 2020.

All four previous movies in the franchise were written by James DeMonaco and he spoke with EW last year about his plans for the fifth movie.

“I have it in my head,” he said. “I think I’m going to write it. I think it’s a great way to end it all. We want to end it all, I think, in this one, and I’m very excited. When I came up with the idea and pitched it to everybody, they seemed psyched, and I think it will be a really cool ending, how we take this one home.”

The Purge also is now a television series on USA!

'Purge 5' Gets Summer 2020 Release Date!

The Purge is returning!

The fifth movie in the Purge franchise is set to be released on July 10, 2020, Deadline reports. No casting has been announced at this time, but stay tuned!

The past three movies in the Purge franchise have all been released in July and have done well in that month. This Purge movie will have some competition at the box office that weekend, as it’s when the Ghostbusters movie from Jason Reitman will hit theaters.

WILL YOU BE SEEING the next Purge movie in theaters??

'The Purge' Is Returning for Season 2 at USA Network!

The Purge is coming back!

The show has been renewed for a second season, Variety confirmed on Tuesday (November 6).

The series, based on the popular horror film franchise, will have its first season finale later in the same evening at 10 p.m. ET.

“The partnership and creative trust of Jason Blum and everyone at Blumhouse Television and Universal Pictures ensured The Purge’s successful transition from film to TV – and, along with Universal Cable Productions, we look forward to digging even deeper into the mythology in Season 2,” said exec Chris McCumber in a statement.

The Purge is also currently USA’s top drama, averaging 1.2 million viewers per episode in adults 18-49 and 2.3 million total viewers per episode in the Live+7 ratings.

'The Purge' TV Series Starts Filming - See the First Pics From the Set!

The Purge is becoming a TV series – and production just started on Wednesday (May 9)!

The show, which is based on the hit film franchise, will premiere this fall with a simulcast on both the USA Network and SYFY.

Filming for the upcoming TV adaptation began on Wednesday (May 9) in New Orleans, La. with Anthony Hemingway directing the first episode.

Gabriel Chavarria, Lili Simmons, Jessica Garza, Amanda Warren, Colin Woodell, Hannah Anderson and Lee Tergesen star in the upcoming series, and William Baldwin and Fiona Dourif will recur.

The first film in the series was released in 2013. The concept of the horror movie is that the government enacts a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legal.

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'The Purge' to Become Television Series for USA & Syfy

Fans of the movie The Purge are going to love this news… the film franchise is becoming a television series!

James DeMonaco, the filmmaker who wrote and directed all three films in the franchise, will oversee the upcoming series, which is set to be produced by Blumhouse Television.

USA and Syfy will air the television version of The Purge, according to EW.

While no plot for the series has been announced, the films follow one day each year when all crime, including murder, becomes legal.

WILL YOU WATCH the television version of The Purge?

Zendaya Slams Fan Asking Which Celeb You'd Rape if 'The Purge' Was Real

Zendaya just shut down a fan who asked his followers which celebrity they would want to rape if the movie The Purge was real.

In the film franchise, nothing is illegal for one night every year in an effort to lower crime throughout the rest of the year.

“If the purge was real who y’all raping?” the fan tweeted along with pictures of Zendaya, Beyonce, Rihanna, and Nicki Minaj.

“This is absolutely disgusting and you should be ashamed of yourself. Is this really what my generation thinks is ok?” Zendaya tweeted in response. “People are sick…”

When the fan seemed excited over Zendaya‘s reaction and said it was “lit” that she saw the tweet, she replied, “the only thing that’s lit is your immorality and inhumanity young man. I pray you find some sense.”