Girls Trip 2 officially confirmed, plot and cast details revealed at Sundance

Girls trip 2 officially happening. On Monday, Tracy Oliver, who co-wrote 2017’s girls trip with Kenya Barris said Variety at the Sundance Film Festival that the sequel is coming and that they are considering sending the film’s characters to Ghana for the second film. According to Oliver, the sequel will see original cast members Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tiffany Haddish return as they head to Afrochella, an annual music and arts festival held in the West African country in December. A script for the project has not yet been submitted.

“It’s officially happening, I can say that,” Oliver said (via Weekly entertainment.)

girls trip was a huge hit for Universal Pictures when it was released in 2017. The film grossed $140.9 million worldwide on a budget of $19 million. The film was directed by Malcolm D. Lee and was Haddish’s breakout role. The film saw a group of friends head to New Orleans to reconnect at the Essence Music Festival and even shortly after its release, a sequel was widely talked about.

“The audience really liked it. I think they want to see what the Flossy Posse are up to now and I hope we can make that happen and bring that to the masses,” Lee said at the time. “It has to be a little bigger, it has to be just as good, just as funny, just as outrageous and that takes time… we don’t want to do it if it’s not going to be great. We want to make sure that It’s a quality work.”

However, despite interest in the sequel, COVID-19 complicated things, something Hall addressed in an appearance The view.

“Everything is delayed with schedules,” she said. “It was moving and then Omicron happened. It’s going to be really, really fun. I’ve seen the girls, but to get back to work it’s going to be great to have everyone back together at the same time.”

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