Over the weekend, Disney revealed that an opening sequence for the “Big Hero 6” series was coming to Disney XD. Those who love the animated feature will be happy to know that the latest show, “Big Hero 6: The Series,” continues the adventure of tech genius Hiro. The first season made the headlines in 2014. It explored the lives of a team of talented superheroes. Disney ordered new episodes of the series earlier this month, but Nerdist claimed that Disney XD had decided to renew the series weeks ago.

The casting details and production team

Directors Chris Williams and Don Hall are taking up the duties of the series.

Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle have been recruited as showrunners. As a bonus to fans of the first season, most of the cast members are returning to “Big Hero 6.” A report by iO9 reveals that Marvel Comics chairman emeritus Stan Lee may play a supporting role, but Disney has not confirmed anything. The most prominent cast members are:

  • Maya Rudolph(Aunt Cass)
  • Scott Adsit (Baymax)
  • Jamie Chung (Go Go)
  • Ryan Potter (Hiro)
  • Khary Payton(Wasabi)
  • Genesis Rodriguez (Honey Lemon)
  • Brooks Wheelan (Fred)
  • David Shaughnessy (Heathcliff)
  • Stan Lee (Fred’s Dad) Alan Tudyk (Alistair Krei)

In February 2016, director Chris Williams told MTV that Marvel and Disney were in talks for a new “Big Hero 6” series.

The 2014 series

Big Hero 6” was produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2014.

The television film was based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. The story was about a teenage robotics genius, Hiro Hamada, who lived in the fictional city of San Fransokyo. After completing his studies, he showed an interest in illegal robot fights. His elder brother, Tadashi, took Hiro to San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, where he met GoGo, Honey, Fred, and Wasabi.

In October 2014, the show competed for a prize at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival and the Tokyo International Film Festival.

The response by the "Big Hero 6" fan base had been overwhelming. It met both commercial and critical success, becoming the most successful Disney project of 2014 and grossing more than $600 million worldwide.

In the second season of “Big Hero 6,” Hiro will befriend a new group of scientists. Nerdist reports that it may introduce new superheroes, but there is no official word. Are you waiting for this series? Do not forget to share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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