Disney Channel Orders 3 New Series, 2 Movies
The adventure/comedy KIM POSSIBLE: SO THE DRAMA finds Kim and Ron Stoppable's friendship put to the ultimate test when a new kid, Erik, arrives at school and steals Kim's heart causing Ron to suddenly realize he too has feelings for Kim. Starring are Christy Carlson Romano (Disney Channel's EVEN STEVENS) as Kim Possible; Will Friedle (BOY MEETS WORLD) as Ron Stoppable; Ricky Ullman (Disney Channel's PHIL OF THE FUTURE) as Erik; Tahj Mowry (SMART GUY) as Wade and Kirsten Storms (Disney Channel's ZENON) as Bonnie Rockwaller. The teleplay was written by creators/execu producers Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle. The director is Steve Loter. It is a production of Walt Disney Television Animation in association with Disney Channel and premieres in April 2005.
In THE PROUD FAMILY MOVIE (working title), Penny and her family are lured on an all expenses paid vacation to Legoom Island where Dr. Carver, a mad scientist, holds them captive after Oscar Proud refuses to reveal his secret Proud Snacks formula for Kicking Donkey Dipping Sauce. Dr. Carver then unleashes his creation, evil peanut-like creatures called G-Nomes who can morph into clones of Penny, Oscar, Trudy and the entire Proud family, to wreak havoc back home. Starring are Kyla Pratt (ONE ON ONE) as Penny Proud; Tommy Davidson (IN LIVING COLOR) as Oscar Proud; Jo Marie Payton (FAMILY MATTERS) as Suga Mama; Paula Jai Parker (FRIDAY) as Trudy Proud and Arsenio Hall (COMING TO AMERICA) as Dr. Carver. The teleplay was written by Ralph R. Farquhar, Calvin Brown Jr., John Patrick White and Stiles White. The director is series creator Bruce Smith. The exec producers are Farquhar, Tom Wilhite, Bruce Smith and Willard Carroll. It is a production of Jambalaya Studio in association with Disney Channel and premieres in August 2005.