The proud family is one of those series that is fondly, fondly reminded of everyone who grew it up. Running from 2001 to 2005, the series follows the adventures of Penny Proud (Kyla Pratt), a teenage girl who tries to navigate her life, her friends and her rowdy but embarrassing family. The proud family had a good mix of humor and sometimes drama. Nor was it afraid to deal with some serious issues.
The news of a revival of the beloved series certainly caught the attention of fans. Nostalgia was high among the millennials who watched the series The proud family film. Every detail only made people more enthusiastic. The original cast is set to return to feature their characters, so yes please. However, now we have news of more characters and cast joining The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder.
What we know The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder
As indicated, The proud family sees the original cast of Pratt as Penny Proud, Tommy Davidson as Oscar Proud, Paula Jai Parker as Trudy Proud, Jo Marie Payton as Suga Mama, Karen Malina White as Dijonay Jones, Soleil Moon Frye as Zoey Howzer, Alisa Reyes as LaCienega Boulevardez, and Cedric the Entertainer as Uncle Bobby Proud reprise their roles.
The first new character announced was Maya Leibowitz-Jenkins, who is described as a teenage activist. Keke Palmer will join the cast of The proud family to pronounce Maya’s character. Her design was released about a month ago. We are excited to see what Maya will bring to the series.
The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder is currently in production with a 2022 release date in mind, so we have plenty of time to get through it before we see the family back in action on our screens. The series will of course be released via Disney +. But hey, if you want to binge, the original series from The proud family is there to enjoy.
Who has joined the cast of The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder?
We are dying about this excellent casting news, everyone. Emmy Award-winning Actor Billy Porter (Attitude) And Zachary Quinto (NOS4A2) are set to join the cast of The proud family as Maya Leibowitz-Jenkins’ parents, Barry (Quinto) & Randall (Porter). The two are the mixed racing adoptive fathers of 14-year-old Maya. Based on the images of the characters, we already love them.
The other new character announced is Penny’s “best friend” Michael Collins. EJ Johnson (Rich children of Beverly Hills) is set to voice the character, described as “ a non-conforming trendsetter, serving fierce looks at school and on the basketball court. ” This is a revamp of the character in the OG series voiced by Phil LaMarr.
The new characters sound great, and the casting makes us more hyped than ever for reviving The proud family. Serious? Billy Porter !!! We would have screamed our heads off at that choice, but with each new revelation we are just getting more and more hyped for the upcoming series.
Everything else to expect The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder?
Not much else has been released about the series. The creatives behind it are Bruce W. Smith (The Princess and the Frog) and Ralph Farquhar (Moesha), both of whom directed the original series. Calvin Brown, Jr. (Moesha) is co-executive producer and story editor, Jan Hirota (Big Hero 6 The Series) is a producer, and Eastwood Wong (Carmen Sandiego) is art director.
As mentioned, there is no release date for it at the moment The Proud Family: Louder & Prouder, but Disney + is expected to release sometime in 2022.
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