"The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder" will be released in February 2022.
The reboot is a continuation of the original animated series about an African-American teenage girl.
Disney released the first trailer for Disney Plus day.
"The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder" is a revival of a Disney classic
The series, created by Bruce W. Smith, centers around Penny Proud, a 14-year-old African-American girl, and her family. The series was popular because it was one of the few animated series at the time that centered around Black characters, and it included important messages about cultural diversity.
During the Disney Plus Day announcements on November 12, Disney released the first trailer for "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder."
—Disney+ (@disneyplus) November 12, 2021
Most of the original main cast returns for the reboot, which will be a continuation of the original series. In addition, many new characters will be introduced voiced by well-known celebrities.
Kyla Pratt, who voiced Penny when she was just 15, is returning for the revival.
Kyla Pratt is returning for the revival as the voice of Penny Proud. Pratt is best known for her roles as Maya Dolittle in the "Dr Dolittle" sequels. Penny is the protagonist of the series, a 14-year-old girl who is trying to live her life to the full, despite her strict parents.
Pratt recently told E! News that being the voice actor for Penny helped her love her voice.
"I didn't realize how much it was shaping me," she said, "and also how much of my personality, you know, came through with playing Penny.
"I think I always grew up confused about people being bullied about certain things, because I was always like, 'No! Stand up for yourself!' And now as an adult, I feel like a lot of that came from, you know, helping portray that character.
"I have a very distinctive voice that I have not always loved. You never know, something that you don't particularly like about yourself, other people are going to love."
Penny's parents Oscar and Trudy will be voiced by original cast members Tommy Davidson and Paula Jai Parker.
Penny's parents, Oscar and Trudy Proud, will also be voiced by the original actors Tommy Davidson and Paula Jai Parker.
Davidson started off his career as a stand-up comedian before making television appearances. Outside of "Proud Family," the 58-year-old actor starred in hits such as "Living in Color" and Spike Lee's "Bamboozled." Parker appeared in the Oscar-winning "Hustle & Flow" as well as the cult classic "Friday."
Penny's grandmother and uncle will be portrayed by the original voice actors Cedric the Entertainer and Jo Marie Payton.
Penny's family is completed by Penny's grandmother, Suga Mama, Uncle Bobby, and Penny's twin baby siblings. Jo Marie Payton is reprising her role as Suga Mama and so is Cedric the Entertainer for Uncle Bobby.
Payton is best known for her role as Harriette Baines Winslow on the sitcom "Family Matters." Cedric the Entertainer is an actor, stand-up comedian, and game show host known for his role in the "Barbershop" movie series.
Currently, there is no information about who will have the role of the twins Bebe and Cece in the reboot, however, Tara Strong, who voiced Miss Minutes in "Loki," was the voice of both twins in the original.
Penny's group of friends are returning for the reboot, voiced by the original cast.
The voice actors behind Penny's crew of friends, Dijonay, LaCienega, and Zoey are also returning for the reboot. "Lean on Me" star Karen Malina White is set to reprise her role as Dijonay Jones.
Alisa Reyes, best known for her appearance on the Nickelodeon sketch show "All That," is back as LaCienga Boulevardez. Finally, Soleil Moon Frye, who starred in "Sabrina the Teenage Witch," is returning as Zoey Howzer.
The Boulevardez family, including Papi, will also be portrayed by the original voice actors.
Before Maria Canals-Barrera starred in Disney classics such as "Camp Rock" and "Wizards of Waverly Place," Canals-Barrera had a series of voice acting roles including as Sunset Boulevardez, LaCienga's mother, in "Proud Family." She is set to return alongside the other voice actors of the Boulevardez family.
Carlos Mencia and Alvaro Gutierrez are back as LaCienga's father and grandfather, Felix Boulevardez and Papi. Papi's return means that there may be more romance between him and Penny's Suga Mama.
Additionally, Penny's classmate and one of three of Penny's bullies are set to return for the revival, voiced by their original actors.
The final two voice actors reprising their role in "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder" are Marcus T. Paulk and Raquel Lee Bolleau. Lee, best known for her role on the first season of "The Amanda Show," returns as one of Penny's bullies Nubia Gross of the Gross sisters. Nubia was the middle child and the brains behind her sisters' violence and theft.
Billy Porter and Zachary Quinto will be playing new parents of a new family, Randall and Barry Leibowitz-Jenkins in "The Proud Family" revival.
Emmy award-winning actor Billy Porter and "Star Trek" star Zachary Quinto are some of the first new actors who have been announced for the reboot. The pair will be playing Randall (Porter) and Barry (Quinto) Leibowitz-Jenkins, interracial adoptive parents of new characters Maya and Francis.
Quinto is no stranger to voice-acting having appeared in recent popular animated shows like "Big Mouth" and "Invincible." Porter is best known for his role in the award-winning series, "Pose" for which he won an Emmy.
Disney Alum Keke Palmer will be voicing a teen activist in "The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder."
Randall (Porter) and Barry (Quinto) Leibowitz-Jenkins's child Maya will be voiced by Disney alumni Keke Palmer, who starred in "True Jackson VP." Maya has been described as a teenage activist.
Meanwhile, Maya's gamer brother, Francis "KG" Leibowitz-Jenkins will be portrayed by rapper, A Boogie wit da Hoodie. This is A Boogie wit da Hoodie's (real name Julius Dubose) first acting role as someone else.
"When They See Us'" Asante Blackk and influencer EJ Johnson have both been announced to have recurring roles.
Emmy Award-winning actor Asante Blackk will have a recurring role in the revival as Penny's boyfriend Kareem. The 19-year-old actor is best known for his role in "When They See Us" for which he won an Emmy.
Penny also has a new friend in the form of non-conforming trendsetter Michael Collins. Collins will be voiced by EJ Johnson, an influencer and the son of professional basketball player Magic Johnson.
Disney has announced a number of celebrities who will have a guest role in the revival including Lil Nas X, Tiffany Haddish, and Jaden Smith.
On "The Proud Family" 20th anniversary, Disney announced that several celebrities will appear in the revival as guests on the show. From the music world, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, Chance the Rapper, Normani, and Leslie Odom Jr are scheduled to make an appearance.
Comedians Tiffany Haddish, Lena Waithe, Anthony Anderson, and Marsai Martin will also appear on the show. Anderson had appeared in the original series as Penny Proud's father's cousin.
The guest actors include Gabrielle Union, Debbie Allen, James Pickens Jr., Courtney B. Vance, Eva Longoria, Glynn Turman, Lamorne Morris, Holly Robinson Peete, Brenda Song, and Jane Lynch. Olympic gymnasts Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez, and Dominique Dawes, and influencer Bretman Rock were also announced on the slate.
Finally, Jaden Smith, Beyoncé's mother Tina Knowles and Al Roker, who appeared in the original series, are also on the guestlist for the revival.
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