Swifties of the world unite!
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour, the concert film of Taylor Swift’s phenomenally successful world tour, will soon roll out in theaters around the world. It was announced on Tuesday that the film will hit theaters in more than 100 countries, starting with most countries on October 13.
“The tour is not the only thing we are doing worldwide,” Swift wrote on Instagram. ‘I was so excited to tell you all that The Eras tour concert film is now officially coming to theaters WORLDWIDE on October 13!”
Tickets for international locations outside of North America go on sale September 26 for most participating locations.
AMC Theaters, coming out Eras tour in the US is handling the film’s international distribution. AMC and its partners are working on agreements with movie theater operators representing more than 7,500 theaters worldwide.
Eras tour is already scheduled to play in more than 4,000 theaters in the US, Canada and Mexico. AMC has confirmed that the film will play at every Odeon Cinemas location in Europe. More details about the locations will be released in due course.
Early North American box office tracking data for Eras tour suggests the film will open to a whopping $75 million, with some more optimistic analysts believing opening weekend figures could top $100 million with an upper limit of $125 million.
With a global rollout on top of early North American tracking dataEras tour has a good chance of shattering all box office records for concert films. Even without the international markets, Swift’s film was on track to become the highest-grossing concert film of all time in its first weekend. Justin Bieber: Never say never (2011) currently holds the record domestically with a total of $73 million, not adjusted for inflation. It earned another $26 million overseas, for a worldwide total of $99 million.
In 2009, Michael Jackson’s posthumous documentary/concert film was released This is it earned $72.1 million in North America and $181.9 million worldwide.