The Proud Family revival at Disney+ has found its newest cast members in none other than Billy Porter and Zachary Quinto!
The upcoming revival of the hit Disney Channel original animated series is set to debut via Disney+. When it does, it’ll find Penny Proud, plus her family and friends back in action— along with a few new faces joining in on the fun.
For their parts, Porter and Quinto are set to play Randall and Barry Leinowitz-Jenkins, respectively.
Randall and Barry are a mixed-race couple and adoptive parents to a 14-year old activist daughter named Maya. Maya, in turn will be voiced by fellow Proud Family newcomer, Keke Palmer.
Also joining the cast is Rich Kids of Beverly Hills alum EJ Johnson who will be voicing Penny’s best guy friend, Michael Collins. Michael is described as a non-conforming trendsetter, who can often be seen serving up fierce looks at school and on the basketball court.
Check out a first look of all the new Proud Family: Louder and Prouder characters below!
New crew coming through to #TheProudFamily: #LouderAndProuder! Meet Maya’s parents, Barry & Randall Leibowitz-Jenkins, voiced by @ZacharyQuinto & @TheeBillyPorter. Plus, Penny’s best guy friend Michael Collins, voiced by EJ Johnson. Original Series coming soon to #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/6EUKuwR9Rt
— Disney+ (@disneyplus) May 12, 2021
Billy Porter, Zachary Quinto, Keke Palmer, and EJ Johnson join returning cast members Kyla Pratt (Penny Proud), Tommy Davidson (Oscar Proud), Paula Jai Parker (Trudy Proud), JoMarie Payton (Suga Mama), Cedric the Entertainer (Uncle Bobby), Carlos Mencia (Felix Boulevardez), Maria Canals-Barrera (Sunset Boulevardez), Alvaro Gutierrez (Papi), Karen Malina White (Dijonay Jones), Soleil Moon Frye (Zoey Howzer), and Alisa Reyes (LaCienega Boulevardez), all of whom are on board to reprise their roles for The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder).
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder is set to debut via Disney+ sometime in 2022.