Critics' reviews for the film have been favorable so
far, but those directly involved are more interested in audience reactions.
Hall shared the reception she’s heard at fan events, saying, “People
are shocked at how much they laugh. They’re shocked at how much heart the movie
has, you know. I think just all around, you know, they’re proud.”
“So many women were hitting me up on Facebook, saying they
wanted to come and see this movie and they want to watch it with me,” Haddish
added, promising to pop up in more theaters to watch the movie with audiences.
Given the success of last year’s Bad Moms (whose
sequel, A Bad Moms Christmas, comes out later this year),
what about a Girls Trip 2? Hall said “we need to go somewhere to
turn down,” while Latifah was angling for the girls to take a trip to Rio de
It seems like anything is possible if the film is a success
and Latifah summed up the buzz perfectly. “This is a movie you need to see. I
don’t know what you been watching this summer, but nothing is going to be as
funny, as off the hook or talked-about as this movie,” Latifah predicted.
Girls Trip is in theaters now.