Disney+ Rebooting ‘The Proud Family’ With All-Star Cast
In SummaryThe beloved show is making a comeback on Disney+ along with a star-studded cast and new characters.
The Proud Family is about to be rebooted on Disney+ and the animated series will have an all-star cast for the new series, which will be appropriately titled The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.
This revival of the original series is to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the cartoon. The cast will feature a wide variety of A-listers from Lizzo to Lil Nas X, Chance the Rapper, Tiffany Haddish, Gabrielle Union, and Lena Waithe, among others.
The original series aired on Disney Channel from 2001 to 2005 and revolved around the misadventures of teenager Penny Proud, who was voiced by Kyla Pratt. The new series The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder will feature most of the original cast including Tommy Davidson as Oscar Proud, Paula Jai Parker as Trudy Proud, Jo Marie Payton as Suga Mama and Cedric the Entertainer as Uncle Bobby.
Also, Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto and Keke Palmer will be recurring cast members on the series. Porter and Quinto will play gay dads, while Palmer will voice their 14-year-old activist daughter.
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder will have a lot of the same team working on who fans fell in love with on the original series. Bruce W. Smith and Ralph Farquhar will reprise their roles as executive producers.
There is no release date for the new series, but for die-hard fans missing the series who are in need of nostalgic moments, the original seasons are now available to stream on Disney+.