Taylor Swift’s surprise movie announcement has “haunted“Universal has decided to release the latest installment of The Exorcist a week early.
The “Karma” singer took to social media Thursday morning that her Eras Tour movie would hit theaters on October 13, the same release date the distributor had set for The Exorcist: Believer.
But after the AMC ticket presale for the concert film is said to have crossed the $10 million mark and kindled”#ExorswiftAccording to Memes, Jason Blum – one of the producers of The Exorcist sequel – has said the horror film is set to hit theaters on October 6th.
“Look what you made me do,” wrote the Blumhouse Productions founder and Oscar-nominated producer, referring to the singer’s 2017 song.
“The Exorcist: Believer is moving #TaylorWins on 10/6/23.”
The horror film isn’t the only would-be Swift competitor to drop out of a potential release date.
Rapper Moneybagg Yo postponed the release date of his Hard to Love project after hearing that Swift would be releasing reissues of her album Midnights on May 26.
“Bear with me man, let Taylor have that shit,” the rapper said said in a video shared on social media.
Swift’s movie announcement resulted in fans experiencing “waiting and delays” when purchasing tickets through the AMC Theaters app and website. NBC News reported.
The tour, which began in March and is set to last through the end of next year, is expected to bring in over $1 billion.
“It would be unwise to underestimate Taylor Swift’s power to lure legions of Swifties to the multiplex, but the publication [could] could also attract new fans who want to partake in the Eras Tour experience,” Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Comscore, told the outlet.
“This could result in an unprecedented opening weekend that could potentially surpass the $100 million mark.”