Big Hero 6 Series Starts Production for 2017 Premiere
The animated television series Big Hero 6 has started production for its 2017 debut on Disney XD platforms worldwide. It is aimed for kids, tweens and families is based on Academy Award-winning feature film from Walt Disney Animation Studios inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name.
Emmy Award-winning producers Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle, creators and executive producers of the worldwide hit Kim Possible on Disney Channel will serve as executive producers of the series. President and chief creative officer of Disney Channels Worldwide Gary Marsh announced the series today. Reuniting with Schooley and McCorkle on the creative team is their collaborator, Emmy Award-winning Nick Filippi, who also serves as the supervising director and executive producer.
The series starts immediately after the events in the feature film and carries on the friendship and adventure of Hiro, the 14-year-old tech genius and Baymax, his ground-breaking, compassionate robot. Together with Hiro and Baymax on their journey are Wasabi, the control freak, Honey Lemon, the scientists, Fred the fanboy and Go Go. They will establish the renowned superhero team, Big Hero 6 and as the new sensation at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, Hiro will face intimidating academic challenges as well as social tests of being the little man on campus. When he’s off campus, the risks are higher for the state-of-the-art heroes as they should protect their city from a group of scientifically enhanced villains.