Big Hero 6 Series to Launch with One-Hour Special
The 2D animated follow-up series to the Disney/Marvel feature Big Hero 6 is coming next month, and it’s coming in hot with a one-hour special premier special slated for Monday, Nov. 20 at 8pm EST. Titled “Baymax Returns,” this hour-long special for Big Hero 6: The Series will be premiering simultaneously on Disney XD and Disney Channel, as well as the DisneyNOW app and Disney XD VOD.
The Baymax Returns special has a story set in the part of the 2014 film where Hiro thought Baymax was lost in the portal forever, before discovering the chip that his brother Tadashi designed to create Baymax. So the genius Hiro takes it upon himself to rebuild the robot, only his attempts resulted instead in the Big Hero 6 Team – Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred – getting into trouble.
Reprising their roles from the film are Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass, Ryan Potter as Hiro, Scott Adsit as Baymax, Jamie Chung as Go Go, Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei, Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon, David Shaughnessy as Heathcliff and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred’s dad. Joining the main voice cast are Khary Payton as Wasabi and Brooks Wheelan as Fred. Recurring guests include Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville, Haley Tju as Karmi, Andrew Scott as Obake and Andy Richter as Globby.