- Recent reports have suggested that characters from Big Hero 6 are set to make their live-action debuts in upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe projects.
- Variety’s sources say that these reports are false, and nothing is currently in the works.
Disneyhas announced an animated Big Hero 6 spinoff show for Disney+ called Baymax!
Over the next several years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is going to expand much further than anyone could have dreamed when Iron Man came out in May of 2008. Marvel Studios has already announced more than a dozen movies hitting theaters in the coming years featuring heroes and villains new and old, as well as Disney+ TV shows based on lesser-known characters such as Ms. Marvel, She-Hulk, Moon Knight, and Ironheart.
Of course, there are plenty more to come, but you can’t believe every rumor you read on the internet. This week, The DisInsider claimed that characters from Big Hero 6 would make their live-action debut in a future MCU project. Variety reached out to a source at the studio and was told that the report is false. For now, Marvel doesn’t have any plans to add Hiro, Baymax, and the rest of the colorful crew of heroes to the MCU.
There were certainly reasons to suspect that Marvel might want to leverage what has become a beloved collection of characters in the years since
The movie ended up making over $650 million at the box office, and in 2017,
That said, if you’re a fan of San Fransokyo and its superpowered inhabitants,
Maybe Marvel Studios will find a use for Hiro and Baymax down the line, but if you want to catch up with them and all of their friends in the meantime, the movie and the first two seasons of the show are on Disney+.