Early last week, Bandai America (@BandaiAmerica on Twitter) tweeted that our favorite superhero team would be back in action next month citing the premiere date of season two for sometime in May.
Yesterday, Disney Channel released a Press Release giving us more information into the SEASON 3 RENEWAL as well as the PREMIERE DATE of Season 2!! The new season returns on May 6th, at 3:30PM – 4:00PM EST (Please make sure to check your local listings for time differentials in different timezones.) If you’re curious to the press release you can read it below!
Disney Channel Orders Third Season of ‘Big Hero 6 The Series’ as the Animated Hit Gears Up for Its Season Two Premiere on Monday, May 6.
DISNEY CHANNEL ORDERS THIRD SEASON OF ‘BIG HERO 6 THE SERIES‘ AS THE ANIMATED HIT GEARS UP FOR ITS SEASON TWO PREMIERE ON MONDAY, MAY 6
Nestor Carbonell, Isabella Gomez, Ben Feldman, Will Friedle, Jane Lynch, Timothy Simons Among Season Two Guest Cast.
Disney Channel has ordered a third season of the Emmy® Award-nominated animated “Big Hero 6 The Series” ahead of the season two premiere, MONDAY, MAY 6 (3:30-4:00 p.m. EDT/PDT) on Disney Channel. New episodes will continue to roll out weekdays through May 17. Episodes will also be available the same day on DisneyNOW.
Season two guest voice cast includes Nestor Carbonell (“Bates Motel”) as Chief Cruz, San Fransokyo’s new police chief; Isabella Gomez (“One Day at a Time”) as Hiro’s new friend Megan; Ben Feldman (“Superstore”) as Chris, Liv Amara’s assistant; Will Friedle (Disney’s animated “Kim Possible”) as Ian, Krei’s geeky scientist; Jane Lynch (“Glee”) and Timothy Simons (“Veep”) as Supersonic Sue and Supersonic Stu, a grandmother/grandson super villain duo; Jessica Paré (“SEAL Team”) as acrobatic thief Sirque; and Horatio Sanz (“Saturday Night Live”) as El Fuego, a Mexican wrestler.
Based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning feature film, “Big Hero 6 The Series” 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. Season two finds Hiro and the Big Hero 6 team in upgraded super suits as they take on a variety of innovative villains, bio-engineered monsters and high-tech robots.
A trio of shorts, illustrated in a watercolor style and featuring Baymax and Mochi, will begin to roll out on Tuesday, May 7, across Disney Channel, DisneyNOW and Disney Channel YouTube. Additional extensions for the series include toys, books, apparel, collectibles, plush and home décor from Disney Parks, Experiences & Consumer Products.
The series voice cast includes 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. Returning this season are Emmy Award nominees Christy Carlson Romano and Andy Richter as Trina and Globby, respectively; Jenifer Lewis as Professor Granville; Haley Tju as Karmi; and Mara Wilson as Liv Amara.
Mark McCorkle, Bob Schooley and Nick Filippi, the team behind the Emmy Award-winning global hit Disney Channel series “Kim Possible,” serve as executive producers. Filippi also serves as supervising director. The series is a production of Disney Television Animation and carries a TVY7-FV parental guideline.
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Are you excited for the Season 2 Premiere on May 6th? This is the second time that Big Hero 6: The Series has been renewed before a season premiered.