Girls Trip 2 to be filmed in Ghana

Film writer, director and producer Tracy Oliver has revealed that the 2017 film Girls Trip is returning for a sequel in Ghana.

Oliver said that the sequel will follow returning cast members Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Hadish as will make a stop at Ghana’s Afrochella, an annual music and arts festival held in December.

Oliver made the confirmation in an exclusive with Variety, where said she had a “definitive ‘Girls Trip 2’ update. That it’s officially happening. I can say that.” She also provided a plot update, and while the film’s producer Will Packer “might kill me, we’re looking to set it in Ghana.”

The first “Girls Trip” was a significant box office hit, grossing $140 million worldwide on a modest $16 million budget. Malcolm D. Lee directed the project, produced by Packer and co-written by Olvier and Kenya Barris from a story they conceived with Erica Rivinoja.

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