Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce has earned $5.1m from Thursday previews in North America heading into its first four-day weekend.
AMC Theatres Distribution’s second major concert film release after its global hit Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour will play on more than 5,300 theatres worldwide this weekend.
Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce is forecast to open in the $15-20m range and goes up against the opening of John Woo’s Silent Night starring Joel Kinnaman, and Toho International’s Godzilla Minus One, marking that company’s first self-distributed film in the US.
Entering their second weekends are Apple’s Napoleon released through Sony, and Disney animation Wish.
Renaissance: A Film By Beyonce will return to theatres on December 7 and play four-day sessions for weeks to come.
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour crossed the $250m global box office milestone earlier this week, when Swift announced the concert film will be available for streaming in the US, Canada and additional territories on December 13.
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