Look what she made them do. Taylor Swift’s forthcoming Eras Tour movie is continuing to rock the planet weeks before it hits theaters. On Thursday (Aug. 31), Academy Award-nominated film producer Jason Blum surprised horror fans with a new release date for The Exorcist: Believer — thanks to Swift’s new film.
“Look what you made me do,” he tweeted. “The Exorcist: Believer moves to 10/6/23, #TaylorWins.”
The original release date for The Exorcist: Believer was Oct. 13, the same date Swift chose for her Eras Tour concert film. The Exorcist: Believer will serve as the sixth installment in The Exorcist franchise; it is also a direct sequel to the original 1973 Exorcist film. The cast includes Leslie Odom Jr., Ann Dowd, Jennifer Nettles, Ellen Burstyn and more. Given that fans have already crashed the AMC app in their quest for Eras Tour tickets, Blum likely made a wise decision in moving the release date.
On Thursday, Swift announced that a concert film of her massively successful Eras Tour would be hitting AMC theaters across North America. She shared an 80-second trailer for the film, writing, “The Eras Tour has been the most meaningful, electric experience of my life so far. I’m overjoyed to tell you that it’ll be coming to the big screen soon. Eras attire, friendship bracelets, singing and dancing encouraged.” Swift is the latest megastar to partner with AMC; last month, Travis Scott collaborated with the theater chain to premiere his Circus Maximus film in support of his Billboard 200-topping Utopia album.
Standard tickets for the Sam Wrench-helmed film cost $19.89 (plus tax) for adults, while tickets for seniors and children cost $13.13 (plus tax). The film has a run time of 2 hours and 45 minutes and will be available in AMC theaters in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. If those prices seem a bit curious, that would be because they are a nod to 1989 (Taylor’s Version), Swift’s latest re-recording, which arrives just two weeks after The Eras Tour hits theaters on Oct. 27. And as for the kid/senior price, 13 is Swift’s lucky number.
Check out Jason Blum’s announcement here:
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