‘Girls Trip 2’ set to be shot in Ghana
“Girls Trip” co-screenwriter Tracy Oliver stated in an exclusive interview on Variety that the sequel is officially happening and the girls will be heading to the motherland for their next wild excursion.
Tracy Oliver also disclosed that the sequel with take place specifically at the popular Afrobeat music festival Afrochella, now Afro Future which normally takes place in December in Accra Ghana.
Girls Trip, directed by Malcolm D. Lee, which Oliver wrote with Kenya Barris, working off a story by Erica Rivinoja follows four best friends known as the Flossy Posse (played by Tiffany Haddish, Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, and Jada Pinkett Smith) as they embark on a fun trip to the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. The film was a hit at the box office following its release in 2017. It grossed $140 million worldwide on a “modest” budget of $16 million, according to Variety.