8 Ways Blumhouse Reinvented the Horror Genre

Blumhouse is about to have their first crossover with The Purge on USA Network. The Purge franchise is already four hit movies strong, each telling the story of a night where America has made all crime legal. Now you’ll get a 10-part TV series of The Purge beginning Sept. 4. But first, look at the eight ways Blumhouse has reinvented horror.

Jason Blum

Jason Blum Producer of The Purge

Jason Blum, founder of Blumhouse Productions, is a two-time Academy Award-nominated and two-time Emmy and Peabody Award-winning producer.  His multi-media company is known for pioneering a new model of studio filmmaking: producing high-quality micro-budget films.  In 2017, all three of Blumhouse’s wide-release, micro-budget movies opened to number one at the domestic box office – each based on an original concept.

Producers of The Purge Promise 'Spills and Chills' in Upcoming TV Series

The commencement of The Purge officially began at San Diego Comic-Con, where USA Network and Blumhouse Entertainment assembled the cast and creators of the hit horror franchise and upcoming television series to offer an exclusive look at how the Purge universe is growing and evolving, and what to expect from the 10-hour event series heading to USA this year.

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