The Disney Channel has picked up another season of ‘Big Hero 6 The Series,’ the announcement came just as the show is about to premiere its second season on May 6th. The new season is bringing along some new characters, voiced by Nestor Carbonell, Isabella Gomez, Ben Feldman, Will Friedle, Jane Lynch, and Timothy Simons.
Following the big season two premiere, new episodes will continue to roll out weekdays through May 17th. If you would like to stream them, episodes will also be available the same day on DisneyNOW.
As we mentioned earlier, the show is hosting an impressive guest voice cast. The roles are Nestor Carbonell (“Bates Motel”) as Chief Cruz, San Fransokyo’s new police chief; Isabella Gomez (“One Day at a Time”) as Hiro’s new friend Megan; Ben Feldman (“Superstore”) as Chris, Liv Amara’s assistant; Will Friedle (Disney’s animated “Kim Possible”) as Ian, Krei’s geeky scientist; Jane Lynch (“Glee”) and Timothy Simons (“Veep”) as Supersonic Sue and Supersonic Stu, a grandmother/grandson super villain duo; Jessica Paré (“SEAL Team”) as acrobatic thief Sirque; and Horatio Sanz (“Saturday Night Live”) as El Fuego, a Mexican wrestler.
The show itself is based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning feature film. “Big Hero 6 The Series” 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 academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology.
In the new season, Hiro and the Big Hero 6 team are in upgraded super suits as they take on a variety of innovative villains, bio-engineered monsters and high-tech robots.
A trio of shorts, illustrated in a watercolor style and featuring Baymax and Mochi, will begin to roll out on Tuesday, May 7th across Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel YouTube.
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. Returning this season are Emmy Award nominees Christy Carlson Romano and Andy Richter as Trina and Globby, respectively; Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville; Haley Tju as Karmi; and Mara Wilson as Liv Amara.
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