What Ghanaian Millennials are Saying About Girls Trip 2
The internet, especially top social media platforms like Elon Musk’s Twitter, was thrown into a frenzy when the latest update of the American comedy film’s return broke.
Girls Trip starring Holywood superstars Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Larenz Tate, Mike Colter, Kate Walsh, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Queen Latifah was a commercial success when it was premiered and theatrically released in 2017 by Universal Pictures, ultimately becoming the first comedy of that year to gross $140 million worldwide on its $19 million production budget.
The film which has four lifelong friends reconnecting after five years on a trip that ended up rekindling their sisterhood bond, rediscovering their wild sides, and living through everything in between, became a culturally significant moment in black cinema, as the main characters – black and female, were at their raucous and raunchiest best.
It is unsurprising that fans of Girls Trip, which was adjudged the Outstanding Motion Picture at the 49th NAACP Image Awards have since counted down to the news of the film’s sequel. What many didn’t see coming is the plan to set the second Girls Trip adventure in Ghana, the West African country which has become the mecca for many African-American tourists worldwide.
Writer, director, and producer, Tracy Oliver, gave the scoop at the just-ended Sundance Film Festival when she joined the Variety Studio presented by Audible. According to Oliver, the sequel of Girls Trip is not only looking to see the adventure in Ghana, but the cast may attend Afrochella, now Afrofuture, the festival which has attracted
In these tweets, we bring you the well-rounded view of Ghanaian tweeps who can’t wait to catch a glimpse of the upcoming Girls Trip Sequel.
Here are what Ghanaians are saying about the movie returning.
Girls Trip 2 will be shot in Ghana wow!— Kojo Bruce® (@_kwansa) January 23, 2023
Ghana is the best place to host The ‘Girls Trip ’ 🏾💜🇬🇭🇬🇭🇬🇭🥳 https://t.co/L6y7N5jg5M— 𝗠𝗮𝗷𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘆_𝗔𝗱𝗲𝗼𝗹𝗮 🇳🇬🇬🇭 (@AdeolaAjao2) January 25, 2023
I don’t know how I feel about the Girls Trip sequel news Yay another one, but also Ghana?— DelaliQ (@delalinme) January 23, 2023
Girls Trip 2′ will be casted in Ghana? Omo these people dey come carry jubilee house do movie theatre.😭😭— Kobby Founda🇬🇭 (@Founda__) January 23, 2023
When I finally meet @TiffanyHaddish I’m Accra during girls trip 2 movie shoot pic.twitter.com/X8zRNBdYAB— HUMBLE BRUCE (@VAWULENCEONLY) January 25, 2023
They’ll be sleeping at the Flagstaff .— Mmaa No KP (@Kay_pee_jnr) January 24, 2023
Girls Trip to Showboy’s mansion https://t.co/zIWcG39zDD
Mommy nie!!….waiting for you in Ghana for your shoot of girls trip 2 https://t.co/QIRDrSpmSj— Seth (@20pesewes) January 25, 2023
Them dey shoot girls trip 2 in Ghana 🇬🇭 someone is tagging akuapem polo and fella makafui , please let’s be serious in this country .— SHEARER 🇬🇭 (@Bra_abdalla) January 24, 2023
Nigeria right now 😭😭😭 after Hollywood movie Girls Trip 2 was announced that it will be shot in Ghana.— GhanaGuide (@GhanaGuide_) January 24, 2023
The ‘Girls Trip’ Ghana shoot better have some of our talented actors and actresses in there in exchange of an all exclusive visit to the Jubilee House by the team. They can even shoot some scenes there too.— KMJ – God’s Humour On Earth 🎤🦅 (@KMJonAIR) January 24, 2023
Something has got to give! 😂#GodsHumourOnEarth