BGN’s DaVette See caught up with “Girls Trip” Director Malcolm D. Lee and Producer Will Packer in New Orleans on a warm summer afternoon on the eve of Essence Festival 2017, to chat about the soon-to-be-released comedy.

Producer Will Packer (Ride Along and Think Like a Man franchises, Almost Christmas) presents Girls Trip, a new comedy from director/producer Malcolm D. Lee (The Best Man franchise, Barbershop: The Next Cut). Preston Holmes and James Lopez, head of motion pictures for Will Packer Productions, will executive produce.