Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur and Proud Family are going to be heading to toy aisles everywhere thanks to World of EPI.
World of EPI (Entertainment, Publishing and Inspiration) is the leading multicultural toy manufacturer, and it has announced a new collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, Games and Publishing. The new deal will see the company create fashion dolls, collectible figurines, and accessories for the new Disney+ series The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder and the upcoming Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur series on Disney Channel.
World of EPI will create a series of 10” fashion dolls with rooted hair, collectible figurines, posable plush, role play accessories and more based on the ethnically diverse characters.
“It speaks volumes that Disney has collaborated with us on these high-profile projects,” said Dr. Lisa Williams, founder of World of EPI, in a statement. “Our mission is to create dolls so children of all ethnicities and colors can grow up seeing a true representation of their beauty. What a dream to create licensed dolls and toys for these powerhouses Disney and Marvel properties. Together we’re changing how Black and brown children everywhere embrace their own beauty and build their confidence.”
The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder, is a revival of the popular Disney Channel series will debut on Feb. 23 on Disney Plus. The series will pick up the story of Penny Proud and her family.
Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, based on Marvel’s characters of the same name, will follow the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette (voiced by Diamond White) and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur (voiced by Fred Tatasciore). After Lunella accidentally brings Devil Dinosaur into present-day New York City via a time vortex, the duo works together to protect the city’s Lower East Side from danger. From Disney Television Animation, the series is executive produced by Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland’s Cinema Gypsy Productions and Emmy® Award-winner Steve Loter. Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur premieres Summer 2022 on Disney Channel.
The The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder are rolling out in February at Target. No word as of yet as to the exact release date for the Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur products.