It was no surprise to me when I heard that Disney XD had already renewed Big Hero 6 The Series for a second season prior to the first season premiering. We all just heard recently about DuckTales being renewed for season 2 before it even airs, as well as Disney Channel’s Tangled: The Series receiving a second season prior to the premiere episode. All of Disney Channel and Disney XD’s animated series’ have been very successful. It was also recently revealed that the ever-so-popular Star Wars Rebels will have a 4th season! So great! 🙂 Are you excited about this news?!
Get ready to enjoy Big Hero 6 The Series when it premieres this fall!
More details from Disney XD:
DISNEY XD ORDERS EARLY SECOND SEASON OF ‘BIG HERO 6 THE SERIES‘
AHEAD OF ITS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FALL PREMIERE
SAN FRANSOKYO – Disney XD has ordered an early second season of the highly anticipated “Big Hero 6 The Series” before the first season premieres this fall, with Emmy Award-winners Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi (the team behind the global hit Disney Channel series “Kim Possible”) as executive producers. Based on Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning feature film inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, the series stars Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass, Jamie Chung as Go Go, Scott Adsit as Baymax, Ryan Potter as Hiro, Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon, Khary Payton as Wasabi, Brooks Wheelan as Fred, Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei, David Shaughnessy as Heathcliff and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred’s dad.
The announcement was made today by Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and general manager, Disney XD. Buhaj said, “Mark, Bob and Nick have delivered a dynamic adventure series that follows the Big Hero 6 superhero team, led by audience favorites Hiro and Baymax. We are honored to have the opportunity to further expand the elaborate world and engaging characters of ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ with this early second season order.”
The Disney Television Animation-produced series picks up immediately following the events of the feature film and continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. Along with their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred, they form the legendary superhero team Big Hero 6 and embark on high-tech adventures as they protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains. In his normal day-to-day life, Hiro faces daunting academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology.
Check out the cast demonstrating Baymax’s iconic fist bump: