Big Hero 6 Series To Launch On Disney Channel This Summer
The animated series based on the hit movie is coming soon!
Big Hero 6 Animated Series Debuts In June!
The Disney and Marvel team-up hasn't just brought us more live-action movies based on Marvel Comics characters, but also a hit animated movie, Big Hero 6. The film is now becoming the newest animated series on Disney Channel! A premiere weekend event, featuring back-to-back episodes on both Saturday, June 9, and Sunday, June 10 at 9:00 a.m. ET/PT will debut on the Disney Channel, DisneyNow, and Disney Channel VOD platforms. Following the premiere weekend, episodes will debut every Saturday through September. Executive producers McCorkle and Schooley said: “The ‘Big Hero 6: The Series’ crew has been busy cooking up exciting new adventures for Hiro, his best friend Baymax, and the rest of the Big Hero 6 team as they continue their journey together in San Fransokyo. We cannot wait for the audience to come along for the fast and funny ride.”
Big Hero 6: The Series, based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning feature film, continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro, his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax, and their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go, and Fred as they form the legendary superhero team Big Hero 6 and embark on high-tech adventures as they protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains. In his normal day-to-day life, Hiro faces daunting academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology. Big Hero 6: The Series voice cast includes Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Ryan Potter as Hiro; Scott Adsit as Baymax; Jamie Chung as Go Go; Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei; Khary Payton as Wasabi; Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon; Brooks Wheelan as Fred; David Shaughnessy as Heathcliff; and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred’s dad. Recurring guest voice vast includes Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville; Haley Tju as Karmi; Andrew Scott as Obake; and Andy Richter as Globby. Beginning Thursday, May 31, shorts featuring Baymax will debut across Disney Channel, DisneyNow, and Disney Channel YouTube. A line of consumer products will be available on shopDisney.com on May 1, at Disney store on June 1, and at retailers nationwide on July 1. A DVD from Walt Disney Studios titled Big Hero 6 The Series: Back in Action! will be released on June 26.