In preparation for the upcoming premiere of Disney’s new animated series ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ Disney Channel will air a one-hour special episode, ‘Baymax Returns’ on Friday, February 16 at 5:30pm. ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ will premiere Saturday at 9am on March 3 on Disney Channel.
The series picks up where the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning feature film, ‘Big Hero 6’ left off in the fictional city of San Fransokyo following the adventures and friendship of Hiro, Baymax and the Big Hero 6 team. ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ explores the friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. Joining Hiro and Baymax on their adventures is control freak Wasabi, scientist Honey Lemon, fanboy Fred and no-nonsense Go Go, who together form the legendary superhero team, Big Hero 6.
As the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, Hiro now faces daunting academic challenges and the social trials of being the new guy on campus. Off campus, the stakes are raised for the high-tech heroes as they must protect their city from a variety of scientifically enhanced villains.
Reprising their roles from the feature 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. Also joining the main voice cast is Khary Payton as Wasabi and Brooks Wheelan as Fred. Recurring guest voice cast includes Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville, Haley Tju as Karmi, Andrew Scott as Obake and Andy Richter as Globby.