Madonna announces that the highly anticipated Madame X Tour concert film will premiere in October
Madonna has been teasing fans over the past few months with updates on a movie based on her Madame X Tour.
And on Saturday, the legendary pop superstar took to Instagram to announce that the documentary will be released in the fall, writing, ‘Madame X is coming in October !!!’ alongside a photo of herself onstage during the tour’s 75-year run.
The trek – consisting of dates in the United States, England, France and Portugal – was not without behind-the-scenes drama, including several cancellations from the show due to Madonna’s recurring knee injury and the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s coming! Madonna, 62, took to social media to announce a movie based on her 2019-2020 Madame X Tour due out in the fall
The Madame X Tour was in support of her fourteenth studio album, which was released in June 2019, and marked the first time the iconic artist has played on smaller stages since hitting the road in support of Like A Virgin in 1985.
It started with 16 shows at the Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York on September 17, 2019.
The schedule would take Madonna to theaters in Chicago, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Miami Beach before heading to Europe for another leg of the tour in Lisbon, London and Paris.
Confirmation: Iconic pop superstar confirmed Madame X’s concert and documentary film will premiere in October
Scheduled to release on Netflix, the film features expanded footage from the tour and behind-the-scenes clips of the singer-songwriter in all her glory as her Madame X alter ego.
Eventually she would have to deal with knee and hip injuries that forced her to cancel several performances.
“I consider myself a warrior, I never give up, I never give in, I never give up !!” the 62-year-old star wrote in an Instagram post in December 2019 when she was forced to cancel a North American date.
But this time I have to listen to my body and accept that my pain is a warning. I want to say how sorry I am to all my fans. Because I had to cancel my last show. ‘
BTS drama: consisting of 75 dates, Madonna’s Madame X Tour in the US, England, Portugal and France was cut short by recurring knee and hip injuries and the COVID-19 pandemic
Less than three months later, the tour ended abruptly with a show in Paris, France on March 8, 2020, three days before its scheduled end date, after the French government announced the ban on gatherings of more than 1,000 people to stop the spread. from COVID-19.
Madonna screened the concert documentary film to 12 people in a 500-seat theater last April gushed that she ‘can’t wait to show it to the world !!!’
‘Thank you to everyone who has worked so hard in the post over the past 7 months. (and we’re still not done) but I see light at the end of the tunnel, ‘she added.
Madonna is also working on a film about her life and career, which she is directing.
With sales of over 300 million records worldwide, the Michigan native has been certified by Guinness World Records as the best-selling female artist of all time.
Inside look: The film, scheduled to release on Netflix, features expanded footage from the tour and behind-the-scenes clips of the singer-songwriter as her Madame X alter ego