Refresh for latest…: New global entry Queen Bey’s concert movie/documentary Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé put a ring on a $27.4M global debut this weekend.
Included in that is $6.4M from 2,621 overseas cinemas. While the movie is rated 100% by both audiences and critics on Rotten Tomatoes, it did come in low versus offshore projections.
But we can’t fault the 32-time Grammy winner, nor her global popularity. And it would be unfair to direct comp to the recent Taylor Swift of it all.
Beyoncé skews older than the Swifties and so the rush-out is a differentiator. In IMAX, Renaissance did $5.1M global to become the 2nd biggest IMAX worldwide opening weekend for a musical act film (concert or documentary).Read more on deadline.com