Malcolm D. Lee will direct “Girls Trip” for producer Will Packer
Packer recently produced “Ride Along,” which has grossed more than $120 million since opening in January, while Lee directed “The Best Man Holiday,” which has grossed more than $70 million.
Universal released both films, and Packer's production company has a deal at the studio. Neither Packer nor Universal provided any details about the film's subject, but one can bet that, based on Packer and Lee's respective track records, the film will be a comedy with some heart.
Packer, represented by UTA, produced comedy hits “About Last Night” and “Think Like a Man” along with “Ride Along.”