You know how, in the universe of The Purge movies, all laws are suspended for one day a year as some sort of insane plan to fix the country? Well, a Purge TV show is in the works that will turn this yearly event into a weekly one.

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Writer-director James DeMonaco was asked by Cinema Blend about the possibility of doing an anthology show that told several stories during a Purge. He responded:

Dude, it’s so weird you bring that up. Yes! Not an anthology... I guess kind of an anthology—more of an interwoven anthology. They came to me about a TV show, my idea is that you do six or seven storylines. And I would kind of intercut them, use flashbacks.

DeMonaco said that a 10-hour (i.e. 10 episode) season would let him delve into the “nuance and complexity that would drive someone to commit a terrible act on this night” which he can’t do in a movie. The idea he has is a “flashback narrative, if you start on Purge Night but you go back to show how people have gotten to where they are.”

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DeMonaco added that they’re at the place in development where “we’re talking about deals right now, money is being spoken about. Things like that. So I think it’s being taken very seriously from the higher-ups who obviously dictate everything.”

So. The Purge: The Series, coming soon to a TV near you.