David Robert Mitchell’s It Follows has been a wild success, both critically and financially. It’s one of the best reviewed films of the year so far and on Friday the 13th earned $160,089 on only four screens. Now Radius has announced It Follows will be getting a wide release nationwide this Friday on 1,200 screens, confirming our exclusive scoop last week. The photography in this film is absolutely stunning, so you really will want to see it on the big screen. From the press release:
One of the best-reviewed films of the year will expand to 1,200 theaters on Friday. Bolstered by strong word of mouth and critical acclaim, audiences came in droves on opening weekend – Friday, 13th – earning the film $160,089 in just four locations for a per theater average of $40,022. IT FOLLOWS had the best limited opening for a horror film since PARANORMAL ACTVITY, boasting 94% on Rotten Tomatoes and garnering over $600,000 in box office to date. IT FOLLOWS was written and directed by David Robert Mitchell and features an up and coming ensemble cast that includes Maika Monroe (THE GUEST, THE 5th WAVE) in the lead role.