It’s getting Louder and Prouder over on Disney+. Earlier right this moment, the streaming service introduced on its official Twitter account that The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder is coming again for a second season! The tweet has additionally been bumped by sequence creator Bruce W. Smith, who added his personal “Hear ye, Hear ye!”
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder is the revival and sequel sequence to the hit Disney animated authentic, The Proud Family. Both sequence comply with common teen Penny Proud (Kyla Pratt) as she gracefully walks, and sometimes stumbles, by way of life. Helping Penny by way of her troubles are her mom Trudy Proud (Paula Jai Parker), father Oscar Proud (Tommy Davidson), and grandmother Suga Mama (Jo Marie Payton). There’s additionally her child siblings, BeBe & CeCe Proud (Tara Strong). Also serving to Penny out (and in) of bother are her mates, Dijonay (Karen Malina White), Zoey (Soleil Moon Frye), LaCienega (Alisa Reyes) and Sticky (Orlando Brown).
The Proud Family, whereas a down-to-earth sitcom, featured loads of hijinks and cartoon enjoyable whereas nonetheless overlaying many critical matters. After its premiere in 2001, the sequence was an enormous success for audiences and critics alike. The present ran for 2 seasons and completed off with a TV film that premiered in 2005. Things grew quiet for some time, then The Proud Family was added to the Disney+ library in 2019. Shortly after, rumors started to unfold, which led to Davidson revealing the big news. The Proud Family was coming again!
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder is more of what fans have always loved about the original show. The authentic solid has all returned to reprise their roles, minus just a few outliers and modifications. The earlier supporting character Michael (Phil LaMarr within the authentic sequence) has been ran into the buddy group and is now gender non-conforming, together with being voiced by EJ Johnson. Sticky and his household have additionally moved out of city, leaving his outdated home to be purchased up by the Leibowitz-Jenkins household. The household broke floor as being a two-dad married couple with their two adopted youngsters, Maya (Keke Palmer) and her brother KG (Artist Dubose).
In its earlier sequence, The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder broke all new grounds on the earth of optimistic illustration. While the primary sequence was praised for the way it portrayed black households of all sizes and shapes, the sequel sequence was praised for its optimistic portrayal of LGBTQ+ members and households. Series creator Bruce Wayne Smith, who returned to supply Louder and Prouder, is not any stranger to breaking limitations. His directorial movie debut, 1992’s Bebe’s Kids, was credited as the primary animated movie to function a majority black solid. He had this to say with Polygon concerning the low illustration of black heroes and most important characters within the realm of animation.
“We’re good with being trailblazers. If we’re blazing a path for ourselves to continue to kind of explore this animated sphere, with projects that delve in lots of different genres that we seem to be excluded from.”
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder was all the identical love, comedy, and coronary heart of its authentic incarnation. Fans had been joyful to see their favourite characters return for extra of the identical enjoyable with some contemporary and well-needed updates. Here’s to extra laughs coming from the Proud Family crew and their unforgettable household!
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