Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, Taylor Swift’s incredibly successful world tour concert film, is going global. In addition to North America, it was announced on Tuesday that the picture will be released in more than 100 countries across the world on the same day as its home release on October 13.
What has Taylor Swift said about her concert film going global?
“The tour isn’t the only thing we’re taking worldwide,” wrote the award-winning singer on social media. “Been so excited to tell you all that The Eras Tour concert film is now officially coming to theaters WORLDWIDE on Oct 13!” Aside from this, it was announced that tickets for most participating overseas venues outside of North America will go on sale on September 26.
AMC Theatres, which is releasing the film in the United States through Variance Releasing, is managing the film’s overseas distribution. AMC and its partners are negotiating deals with movie theater operators representing over 7,500 locations worldwide. The Eras Tour is already set to play in over 4,000 theaters across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. AMC has confirmed that the film would be shown at all Odeon Cinemas locations in Europe. More information on the locations will be given further down the line.
What are the box office predictions for ‘Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour’?
Early North American box office tracking data for Eras Tour indicates that the film will debut to a whopping $75 million, with some more enthusiastic analysts predicting that the opening weekend numbers would exceed $100 million, with an upper limit of $125 million. With a global distribution on top of the early North American tracking statistics, Eras Tour has a good chance of shattering all concert film box office records. Even without international markets, Swift’s film was set to become the highest-grossing concert film of all time in its opening weekend. Never Say Never (2011) by Justin Bieber currently holds the domestic record with a lifetime total of $73 million, not adjusted for inflation.