Malcolm D. Lee To Take His ‘Barbershop 3’ Scribes On Girl’s Trip Movie

Screenwriters Kenya Barris and Tracy Oliver are re-teaming with Malcolm D. Lee for the Untitled Girl’s Trip Project at Universal. Project marks the second time the trio have worked together after Barbershop 3, which is currently in production.  Barris is the creator of the ABC comedy series Black-ish and is also writing a feature adaptation of the 1970s TV show Good Times. Will Packer will be producing Girl’s Trip through his Will Packer Productions banner. Packer’s next two titles at Uni are Straight Outta Compton as EP, bowing August 14, and Ride Along 2 which opens on January 15 next year.  Lee’s highest grossing film stateside was Uni’s The Best Man Holiday which made $71M. Barbershop 3 will be released on February 19 next year. Barris is represented by CAA and Principato-Young Entertainment. Oliver is represented by ICM and Principato-Young; Packer is represented by UTA and Matt Johnson of Ziffren Brittenham. Lee is repped by Paradigm’s Adam Kanter.

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