The Leftovers star Amanda Warren is set to star in the upcoming series The Purge for USA Network and Syfy.  She will star in the series alongside Colin Woodell (Unsane), Gabriel Chavarria and Jessica Garza.

The Purge is a new show based on the politically tinged franchise, which takes place in a near-future America where a totalitarian government allows crime and criminals to run rampant for one night per year.

Warren will play Jane. A dedicated and hardworking finance professional who is convinced that she’s hit an insurmountable glass ceiling at her firm, so she hires a Purge-assassin.

Warren if best known for her role as Lucy Warburton on the drama television series The Leftovers.  She recently appeared in Oscar-nominated features Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Roman J. Israel, Esq, and her recent TV credits include Netflix’s Black Mirror, HBO’s The Wizard of Lies and NBC’s This Is Us.

We look forward to seeing Amanda in this new role!



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