The chaotic friends are back. Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji, John Cena and Meredith Hagner are back together for another trip full of shenanigans. This time, Carlos Santos, Ronny Chieng, Jamie Hector and Steve Buscemi join the cast to add to the hilarity.
The sequel takes place just a few months after the first film, with Marcus (Howery) and Emily (Orji) inviting Ron (Cena) and Kyla (Hagner) on an all-expenses-paid trip to a Caribbean resort. What Ron and Kyla don’t know is that the real intent is that Marcu is traveling for business purposes. I’m not sure why anyone would want to invite two people like Ron and Kyla to an important business trip, but it really doesn’t matter what the plot is, because we’re here for the comedic chaos.
It’s fun to see the main cast back together for another project, and the trailer is full of wild action. It’s great to see Ronny Chieng, who is always hilarious in every role and often underutilized. I’d love to see Chieng get a chance to do more in this film.
Vacation Friends 2 premieres August 25 on Hulu.
TRAILER, POSTER AND STILLS NOW AVAILABLE FOR 20TH CENTURY STUDIOS’ HILARIOUS COMEDY SEQUEL “VACATION FRIENDS 2”
Film Reunites “Vacation Friends” Writer-Director Clay Tarver and Stars John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji and Meredith Hagner with New Co-Stars Carlos Santos, Ronny Chieng, Jamie Hector and Steve Buscemi
The trailer, poster and stills for 20th Century Studios’ hilarious sequel “Vacation Friends 2” are now available. The film reunites “Vacation Friends” writer-director Clay Tarver and stars John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji and Meredith Hagner with new co-stars Carlos Santos, Ronny Chieng, Jamie Hector and Steve Buscemi. Produced by Todd Garner and Stuart Besser, “Vacation Friends 2” debuts Aug. 25 exclusively as a Hulu Original in the U.S. and internationally as an Original on Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ in all other territories.
Picking up a few months after the end of “Vacation Friends,” this uproarious sequel finds newly married couple Marcus (Howery) and Emily (Orji) inviting their uninhibited besties Ron (Cena) and Kyla (Hagner), who are also newly married and have a baby, to join them for a vacation when Marcus lands an all-expenses-paid trip to a Caribbean resort. His reason for traveling there in the first place is to meet with the owners of the resort to bid on a construction contract for a hotel they own in Chicago. But when Kyla’s incarcerated father Reese (Buscemi) is released from San Quentin and shows up at the resort unannounced at the worst possible moment, things get out of control, upending Marcus’ best laid plans and turning the vacation friends’ perfect trip into total chaos.
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