‘Big Hero Six: The Series’ to Premiere this June
Baymax is lighting up the small screen this summer
The Disney Channel has set a premiere date for the first season of “Big Hero 6 The Series”. The show is getting a special premiere weekend-event on the network, with two back-to-back episodes on both June 9th and June 10th across Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD platforms. Following the premiere weekend, episodes will debut every Saturday through September.
The “Big Hero 6 The Series” voice cast is 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 cast includes Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville; Haley Tju as Karmi; Andrew Scott as Obake; and Andy Richter as Globby. Emmy Award-nominated Christy Carlson Romano will guest star as bot-fighter Trina in the show, other guest voice-cast includes celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay and Alton Brown. Othe voices to listed for in the first season include Daniel Henney (“Criminal Minds”, James Cromwell (“The Young Pope”), Susan Sullivan (“Castle”), John Michael Higgins (“Pitch Perfect”), Diedrich Bader (“American Housewife”), Sean Giambrone (“The Goldbergs”), Naoko Mori (“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again”), Lucas Neff (“Raising Hope”), and Mara Wilson (“Matilda”).
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.”
Disney also released a special announcement from lovable Baymax to get viewers excited for the season one premiere date.
“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.