REVIEW OF GIRLS TRIP
Shots Fired (TV Series) Director Malcolm D. Lee is now directing Girls trip. He is a director and writer, known for The Best Man Holiday (2013), Undercover Brother (2002) and The Best Man (1999). The film stars Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Regina Hall (Ryan), Tiffany Haddish (Dina), Kofi Siriboe (Malik), Larenz Tate (Julian), Deborah Ayorinde, Juan Gaspard (Festival goer), Wanetah Walmsley (Young Chic), Lara Grice (Bethany), Robert Miano (Hoho Bob), Tonea Stewart (Marian) and more.
The official Story of Girls Trip 2017: When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, and there’s enough dancing, drinking, brawling, and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.
It marks the first time the actresses are working together onscreen since 1996’s Set it Off, the cult fave bank robber drama they made with director F. Gary Gray. Scripted by Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver, the film focuses on four friends who travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, where sisterhoods are rekindled, wild sides are rediscovered, with some drinking, romancing and even brawling thrown in for good measure. Universal has set it for July 21, 2017 release. It’s a Will Packer Productions release and WPP motion picture head James Lopez is exec producer. Lee last directed for Universal The Best Man Holiday, and most recently helmed Barbershop 3. Sara Scott is overseeing for the studio.