The Forever Purge is a 2021 American dystopian action-thriller film about a rogue group that continues the practice despite its abolition.
Directed by Everardo Gout (TV series The Terror; Mars; Luke Cage; Banshee) from a screenplay written by co-producer James DeMonaco, the film stars Ana de la Reguera, Josh Lucas, Tenoch Huerta, Leven Rambin, Will Patton and Cassidy Freeman.
After the events of The Purge: Election Year, this new story focuses on Mexican couple Adela (Ana de la Reguera) and Juan (Tenoch Huerta), who seek refuge from a drug cartel at a Texan ranch. Unfortunately, they are soon at the mercy of a group of outsiders who decide to unlawfully continue their own Purge…
Delayed from an original July 2020 release date due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Forever Purge is now scheduled to be released by Universal Pictures on July 2, 2021, having been brought forward a couple of weeks.
Cast and confirmed characters:
Ana de la Reguera … Adela
Cassidy Freeman … Emma Kate
Veronica Falcón … Lydia
Susie Abromeit … Mrs. Hardin
Tenoch Huerta … Juan
Anthony Molinari … Merc
Joshua Dov … Dalton Levay
Sammi Rotibi … Darius
Gary Nohealii … Joaquin
Patrick Millin … Sheriff Deputy
Gregory Zaragoza … Xavier
The film was mostly in California having been awarded nearly $6.5 million in tax credits by the California Film Commission. Production was set to begin in November 2019, with 25 days of filming in San Diego County.
On November 10th and 11th, filming took place in downtown Pomona, on a block of storefronts transformed into fictional businesses, including a tavern and a gun store. The following week, filming took place at a movie house and an American Legion post in Ontario. Principal production wrapped in February 2020.