Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith say shooting new film in NOLA during big festival required lots of planning

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Four lifelong girlfriends show off their wild sides in the new comedy "Girls Trip."

FOX 4's Shawn Edwards sat down with stars Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith to find out how they were able to successfully shoot the film in New Orleans during Essence Festival.

The ladies say they knew they only had a few shots at getting a scene done and those attempts required a lot of planning.

"Girls Trip" opens in theaters Friday, July 21.