#Roommates, your prayers have been officially answered! Many fans have been hoping and praying that new streaming service Disney+ would revive the hit 2000’s animated series, “The Proud Family”—well, Kyla Pratt, the star of the original, just confirmed the news.
It’s been 18 years since the premiere of the incredibly popular animated Disney series “The Proud Family” and it’s finally coming back. Many Disney fans are very happy with the streaming content on the company’s new service—and we’re sure adding “The Proud Family” will give them another reason to love it.
Disney+ has greenlit “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder,” which is currently in production at Disney Television Animation. What’s even better is that all the original voice cast is back for the new episodes, including Kyla 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 and Alisa Reyes as LaCienega Boulevardez. Cedric the Entertainer will also return as Uncle Bobby Proud.
The original series aired on the Disney Channel from 2001 to 2005 and was critically praised for its messages about inclusion and cultural diversity. The show won several awards, including a BET Comedy Award, two Casting Society of America Awards and an NAACP Image Award for Cedric the Entertainer. The series ended with a Disney TV movie in 2005.
In a joint statement about the series’ return, creators Ralph Farquhar and Bruce Smith said this:
“In our minds, the show never really went away, as we still had tons of stories left to tell. It’s the perfect time to bring back this show, and we can’t wait to take fans, old and new alike, on this journey with us.”
All previous seasons of “The Proud Family” are currently available on Disney+.
Roommates, what are your thoughts on this?