Kevin Lax has composed the original score for the fourth installment in The Purge series, The First Purge. The film is directed by Gerard McMurray and stars Y’Lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez and Marisa Tomei. The movie is a prequel and focuses on the events that lead up to the very first Purge event. James DeMonaco who directed the first three installments has written the screenplay and is also producing the project with Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (Get Out, Paranormal Activity, Insidious) and Platinum Dunes’ Michael Bay, Brad Fuller & Andrew Form (A Quiet Place, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), as well as SĂ©bastien K. Lemercier. Lax has previously scored McMurray’s first feature, Burning Sands. Nathan Whitehead has scored the previous three movies in the series. The First Purge will be released on July 4, 2018 by Universal Pictures. Visit the official movie website for updates.

As previously reported, Lax also has the Netflix original movie Juanita directed by Clark Johnson coming up.