It has been confirmed that the cast of Girls Trip will be reuniting for a sequel, which will take place in Ghana. Fans have been eagerly anticipating the return of Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish in their original roles. The first film, which was a box office success earning $140 million worldwide, follows a group of friends traveling to the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. The sequel will possibly take place at the Afrochella music festival in Accra, as hinted by co-screenwriter Tracy Oliver during the Sundance Film Festival.
According to Variety, Oliver stated, “it’s officially happening. I can say that,” in regards to the sequel. “No one else knows this and Will Packer might kill me, but we’re looking to set it in Ghana.” Oliver was promoting the second season of her Prime Video series Harlem at Sundance when she made these comments, giving fans a glimpse into what they can expect from the upcoming film.
The first film, directed by Malcolm D. Lee and produced by Will Packer, was a massive success at the box office. It earned $140 million worldwide on just a $19 million production budget, making it one of the most profitable films of 2017. In the United States alone, the film earned over $100 million and was the first film of that year to reach that milestone. The film’s success can be attributed to its relatable storyline and strong performances by the cast.
The film tells the story of four friends, Ryan, Sasha, Lisa, and Dina, who have been friends since college. They reunite after five years to attend the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans, where they rekindle their friendship and bond over the course of the weekend. The film explores themes of friendship, sisterhood, and self-discovery, making it a relatable and heartwarming film for audiences.
The sequel is sure to be just as successful as the first film, with the return of the original cast and a new location in Ghana. The Afrochella music festival, which is held annually in Accra, is a widely popular event that attracts people from all over the world. It is a celebration of African culture and music, making it the perfect setting for the sequel. The film will likely explore themes of cultural exploration and self-discovery, as the four friends embark on a new adventure in Ghana.
Fans are excited to see the return of their favorite characters and the new dynamic that Ghana will bring to the film. The sequel is sure to be just as entertaining and heartwarming as the first film, and fans can’t wait to see what the cast and crew have in store for them. With the confirmation that the sequel is officially happening, fans can look forward to a new chapter in the Girls Trip franchise.
In conclusion, Girls Trip was a massive success, it was a box office hit, with relatable storyline and strong performances by the cast. The sequel is officially happening and it is set in Ghana, with the return of the original cast and the exploration of new themes. Fans are eagerly awaiting the return of their favorite characters and the new dynamic that Ghana will bring to the film. With the confirmation that the sequel is officially happening, fans can look forward to a new chapter in the Girls Trip franchise.