Baymax Announces the ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ Premiere Date and Guest Cast

     April 24, 2018

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Big news! Disney’s Big Hero 6 The Series will launch this summer with a premiere weekend event that features two back-to-back episodes on both Saturday, June 9th and Sunday, June 10th from 9:00-10:00 a.m. EDT/PDT, on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel VOD platforms. In the weeks following the premiere weekend, new episodes will then debut every Saturday through September. As a bonus, the new show’s outstanding roster of celebrity guest stars has also been revealed.

Joining the stellar cast as a guest star on the animated series will be Emmy Award-nominated Christy Carlson Romano–who reunites with her Kim Possible creative team of Emmy Award-winning producers Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi–who will play bot-fighter Trina. Additional guest voice cast includes celebrity chefs Gordon Ramsay and Alton Brown as cooking competition participant Bolton Gramercy and host Yum Laboughé, respectively; Daniel Henney and James Cromwell  reprise their feature film roles as Hiro’s brother Tadashi and Professor Callaghan, respectively; Susan Sullivan as Fred’s mother; John Michael Higgins as Fred’s sidekick robot Mini-Max; Diedrich Bader as pompous local TV reporter Bluff Dunder; Sean Giambrone as Fred’s geeky archrival Richardson Mole; Naoko Mori as thief-for-hire Momakase; Lucas Neff as fast-food mascot Noodle Burger Boy; and Mara Wilson as self-made billionaire Liv Amara. And a special someone has more to share with you!

Watch Baymax’s video announcement below:

“Big Hero 6 The Series” premieres Saturday, June 9 at 9:00am EDT/PDT on Disney Channel.

Executive producers McCorkle and Schooley said:

“The ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ crew has been busy cooking up exciting new adventures for Hiro, his best friend Baymax and the rest of the Big Hero 6 team as they continue their journey together in San Fransokyo. We cannot wait for the audience to come along for the fast and funny ride.”

Big Hero 6 The Series, based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award-winning feature film, continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro, his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax and their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred as 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.

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Image via Disney Channel

Beginning Thursday, May 31st, shorts featuring Baymax will debut across Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel YouTube. A line of consumer products will be available on shopDisney.com on May 1st, at Disney store on June 1st and at retailers nationwide on July 1st. A DVD from Walt Disney Studios titled Big Hero 6 The Series: Back in Action! will be released on June 26th.

The Big Hero 6 The Series voice cast is Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Ryan Potter as Hiro; Scott Adsit as Baymax; Jamie Chung as Go Go; Alan Tudyk as Alistair Krei; Khary Payton as Wasabi; Genesis Rodriguez as Honey Lemon; Brooks Wheelan as Fred; David Shaughnessy as Heathcliff; and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred’s dad. Recurring guest voice cast includes Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville; Haley Tju as Karmi; Andrew Scott as Obake; and Andy Richter as Globby.

In addition to McCorkle and Schooley, Emmy Award-winning Nick Filippi serves as executive producer and supervising director. The series is a production of Disney Television Animation and carries a TVY7-FV parental guideline.

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