Taylor Swift takes Friday the 13th spot from The Exorcist sequel.
The anticipation for the release of ” The Exorcist: Believer” reached a fever pitch when it was announced that the film’s premiere date was being moved due to the release of “Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour Concert Film. The horror film is now releasing a week earlier, set for October 6th, initially scheduled for October 13th. Swifties across the continent had eagerly awaited the cinematic spectacle of their beloved artist’s historic tour, with a call to embrace their Taylor Swift Eras attire and friendship bracelets for a fully immersive experience.
The clash of these two highly anticipated events on the same weekend would have undoubtedly divided audiences, leading to a smart decision to give “The Exorcist: Believer” a chance to shine on its own a week earlier. It’s a choice that acknowledges the powerful cultural presence of both Taylor Swift and the iconic horror franchise, ensuring that fans can enjoy these monumental releases without making a difficult choice.
“The Exorcist: Believer” is a significant cinematic event, serving as a sequel to the original film that terrified audiences 50 years ago. Directed by David Gordon Green and produced by Blumhouse, the film boasts the return of Ellen Burstyn in her iconic role as Chris MacNeil, a role she hasn’t played since the groundbreaking 1973 film. Alongside Burstyn, the movie features Ann Dowd as Victor and Angela’s neighbor, Jennifer Nettles and Norbert Leo Butz portraying Katherine’s parents, and a cast of talented actors bringing fresh life to this classic tale of demonic possession. With the shift in its release date, “The Exorcist: Believer” now has the opportunity to captivate and terrify audiences without competing with the massive fan base of Taylor Swift, promising a thrilling and memorable cinematic experience for horror enthusiasts.