The Purge (trailer)
DeMonaco prevously directed Hawke in 2009’s Little New York (aka Staten Island), which he also wrote the screenplay for. DeMonaco wrote the screenplay for the Assault on Precinct 13 remake back in 2005, which Hawke also starred in.
Ethan Hawke was nominated for best supporting actor for his performance in Training Day (2002) opposite Denzel Washington. Hawke starred in last year’s horror hit Sinister, as well as the sci-fi horror pic Daybreakers (2009).
Lena Headey is on her third season on HBO’s fantasy-drama Game of Thrones as Cersei Lannister, and played the villain Ma-Ma in last year’s sci-fi actioner Dredd.