Disney XD’s upcoming 2D series adaptation of its smash-hit, Oscar-winning Marvel Comics movie Big Hero 6 will see many of the original cast members return when it debuts in 2017, joined by a couple fresh voices.
Reprising their roles are Maya Rudolph as Aunt Cass; Jamie Chung as no-nonsense, speed genius, Go Go; Scott Adsit as huggable robot, Baymax; Alan Tudyk as tech guru, Alistair Krei; Ryan Potter as tech genius, Hiro; Genesis Rodriguez as quirky scientist, Honey Lemon; David Shaughnessy as the butler, Heathcliff; and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee as Fred’s dad.
Also joining the main voice cast are Khary Payton (The Lion Guard) as control freak Wasabi and Brooks Wheelan (Saturday Night Live) as fanboy Fred.
The show is executive produced by Emmy winners Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi — the team behind Kim Possible. Filippi also serves as supervising director on the Disney Television Animation production.
Big Hero 6 the series picks up immediately after the events of the film, continuing the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot, Baymax. With their friends Wasabi, Honey Lemon, Go Go and Fred, they form the high-tech superhero team Big Hero 6 to protect their city from an array of scientifically enhanced villains. And that’s on top of Hiro’s everyday academic challenges and social trials as the new prodigy at San Fransokyo Institute of Technology.
Additional guest cast includes: Jenifer Lewis (black-ish) as strict Professor Granville; Andrew Scott (Sherlock) as villain Obake; comedian Andy Richter as Globby; Diedrich Bader (American Housewife) as Bluff Dunder; Susan Sullivan (Castle) as Fred’s mother; Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs) as Richardson Mole; John Ross Bowie (Speechless) as Mel; and Haley Tju (Bella and the Bulldogs) as classmate Karmi.