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Small Bit About Zach Gilford’s Role In ‘The Next Chapter of The Purge’

Fellow Chicago native Zach Gilford, who broke out as Matt Saracen in “Friday Night Lights” and will next be seen in Radio Silence’s Devil’s Due, above, is already hard at work on The Next Chapter of The Purge.

Bloody reader Guillermo A. pointed us to an interview with the Chicago Tribune where he talks about having the Devil’s baby, and entering the annual Purge.

In a small bit of Purge 2 (in theaters June 20) story details, Gilford gets to work with his wife and Glenbard North High School alum Kiele Sanchez, who plays his wife in the film.

That was a huge part of it,” Gilford told the paper. “We made the decision at the same time. She went out for a role, but for whatever reason they thought she didn’t look old enough, so they offered her another role that happens to be my wife. It’s superweird to be in scenes together. It took a while to get used to.

He stars alongside Frank Grillo, Michael K. Williams, Carmen Ejogo, and Keith Stanfield.

You can read more at the aforementioned link.



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