Disney XD’s upcoming animated series “Big Hero 6” is set to reunite much of the original cast from the Oscar-winning feature.
The series picks up immediately following the events of the feature film and continues the adventures and friendship of fourteen-year-old tech genius Hiro and his cutting-edge robot Baymax along with the friends that form the legendary superhero team Big Hero 6.
Returnees include: Ryan Potter as tech genius, Hiro; Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Jamie Chung as speed genius, Go Go; Scott Adsit as huggable robot, Baymax; Alan Tudyk as tech guru, Alistair Krei; Genesis Rodriguez as quirky scientist, Honey Lemon; David Shaughnessy as the butler, Heathcliff; and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred’s dad.
Joining them are Khary Payton as control freak Wasabi, Brooks Wheelan as fanboy Fred, Jenifer Lewis as strict Professor Granville, Andrew Scott as villain Obake, comedian Andy Richter as Globby, Diedrich Bader as Bluff Dunder, Susan Sullivan as Fred’s mother, Sean Giambrone as Richardson Mole; John Ross Bowie as Mel, and Haley Tju as classmate Karmi.
“Kim Possible” creators Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi serve as executive producers. The original 2014 film grossed over $657 million worldwide at the box office to become the biggest animated film of the year, along with winning the Best Animated Picture Oscar.