Disney + The proud family revival has added a trio of actors to its cast, with Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto and EJ Johnson playing new characters.
The proud family: Louder and prouder will pick up on the story of its central character Penny Proud and also include her crazy family: parents Oscar and Trudy, twin siblings BeBe and CeCe and their grandmother Suga Mama (and Puff!). Penny’s loyal crew Dijonay Jones, LaCienega Boulevardez and Zoey Howzer will also return for the series.
The newly added trio will join original cast members Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson, Paula Jai Parker, JoMarie Payton, Cedric the Entertainer, Carlos Mencia, Maria Canals-Barrera, Alvaro Gutierrez, Karen Malina White, Soleil Moon Frye and Alisa Reyes.
The proud family: Louder and prouderBruce W. Smith and Ralph Farquhar, who both directed the original series, are produced by Disney W. Smith and Ralph Farquhar. Calvin Brown Jr. is co-executive producer and story editor, Jan Hirota is a producer, and Eastwood Wong is the art director.
Emmy winner pose Actors Billy Porter and Zachary Quinto compete against Randall and Barry-Leibowitz-Jenkins. They are the adoptive parents of 14-year-old activist Maya Leibowitz-Jenkins, who was voiced by Keke Palmer.
Rich children of Beverly Hills Alum EJ Johnson is set to take on Michael Collins, Penny’s best friend who is a non-compliant trendsetter and who attracts fierce looks at school and on the basketball court.
See the character pictures below.