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Big Hero 6
Big Hero 6 Series Title
Beginning date November 20th, 2017
Number of Episodes Micro-Episodes
Season One
Season Two
Producers Mark McCorkle
Bob Schooley
Nick Filippi
Original Channel Disney XD
Previous Series Guardians of the Galaxy
Note: this article describes an upcoming release.

Big Hero 6 is an upcoming television series set to follow the Academy Award winning film Big Hero 6. The series is currently set for a Fall 2017 release.

StoryEdit

The series will immediately follow the events of the film. Hiro Hamada is the newest prodigy at the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology. He faces the usual academic challenges as well as being the new person on campus. Meanwhile, he still teams up with Baymax, Honey Lemon, Wasabi-No-Ginger, Fredzilla, and GoGo Tomago to protect the city as Big Hero 6 from various scientifically enhanced villains.[1]

BackgroundEdit

Kim Possible alumni Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley, and Nick Filippi are executive producing the series while Filippi will also serve as supervising director.

President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channels Worldwide Gary Marsh said "Our colleagues at Walt Disney Animation Studios have created a brilliant new world, inspired by Marvel, with vivid, unique characters. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to further develop these characters into a world class animated series, full of fun, action and the kind of endearing storytelling that only Mark, Bob, and Baymax can deliver."[2]

It is unknown what this means for the film's potential sequel. MTV spoke to Honey Lemon actress Genesis Rodriguez who stated "We spoke during Oscar night and we're like, 'Well, maybe now that we got the Oscar, this might happen.' There's nothing definitive. There's talks of something happening. We just don't know what yet." This could be the results of those talks, or something to keep fan interest until the sequel eventually comes.[3]

CastEdit

Actor Role
Ryan Potter Hiro Hamada
Scott Adsit Baymax
Brooks Wheelan Fredzilla
Jamie Chung GoGo Tomago
Khary Payton Wasabi-No-Ginger
Genesis Rodriguez Honey Lemon
Maya Rudolph Aunt Cass
Alan Tudyk Alistair Krei
Stan Lee Fred's Father
David Shaughnessy Heathcliff
Jenifer Lewis Professor Granville
Andrew Scott Obake
Andy Richter Globby
Jean Giambrone Richardson Mole
John Ross Bowie Mei
Diedrich Bader Bluff Dunder
Susan Sullivan Fred's Mother
Haley Tju Karmi

The cast was officially announced on November 3rd, 2016. Maya Rudolph, Jamie Chung, Scott Adsit, Alan Tudyk, Ryan Potter, Genesis Rodriguez, David Shaughnessy, and Stan Lee all reprise their roles from the film.[4]

Khary Payton's casting on the series makes him the final main cast member from Teen Titans to voice a Marvel character in animation.

EpisodesEdit

On March 14th, 2017, Disney XD renewed the series for a second season.[5]

Starting November 24th, 2017, Disney will release six shorts each consecutive Friday.[6]

VideoEdit

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Big Hero 6 The Series Main Title

MerchandiseEdit

On November 20th, 2017, DisneyNOW will launch an online application called Pocket Baymax. The program allows users to create a customizable, interactive virtual assistant.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Baymax is Back! Big Hero 6 is Getting Its Own TV Show at Oh My Disney
  2. 'Big Hero 6' TV Series Set for Disney XD at The Hollywood Reporter
  3. Big Hero 6 Officially Gets A Sequel, But Not As You’d Expect at MTV
  4. Breaking: We Finally Know the Full Cast of the Big Hero 6 TV Series at Oh My Disney
  5. BIG HERO 6 Cartoon Renewed Before First Episode Even Debuts at Newsarama
  6. Big Hero 6 The Series is Set to Launch and Here's Everything We Know So Far at Oh My Disney

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