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Ethan Hawke is just a sneaky bastard. First reports surface earlier this year that he’s working on another sequel to Before Sunrise, then that the script is done, then that the film has actually been shot. Now we’re learning that he’s had a sci-fi film in the works with director James DeMonaco since the beginning of 2012.

The Film Stage reports that this Hawke-starring film, now called The Purge, has a release date of May 31, 2013 – which means that Universal must have some serious faith in it to put it at the beginning of the summer releases. Produced by Blumhouse Productions – the guys responsible for producing the Paranormal Activity films and Hawke’s latest vehicle Sinister – The Purge has been described as a ‘speculative thriller.’ Another one?

The film centers on a husband and wife (Ethan Hawke and Lena Headey) in the future (!) who must defend their home from »

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