Big Hero 6 Movie Adaptation Adds Jamie Chung, Maya Rudolph

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's Maya Rudolph and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For's Jamie Chung have reportedly been added to the cast of Disney's animated adaptation of Marvel Comics's Big Hero 6.

Chung's official NBC bio mentioned her role in the film, as noticed yesterday by CBM, but it appears to have been removed. The actress, currently starring in Believe as Channing, will reportedly play GoGo in the film. TheWrap confirmed the report with an independent source.

Rudolph's role remains under wraps, according to...umm...TheWrap, who first reported that the SNL and Bridesmaids veteran will appear in the film.

big-hero-6T.J. Miller will also appear as Fredzilla, although he's been rumored for a while now.

Walt Disney Animation Studios haven't confirmed any casting officially, but have confirmed that Chris Williams has joined Don Hall as directors of Big Hero 6, the studio’s first feature-length, animated Marvel adaptation.

Williams co-directed and co-wrote Bolt, for which he received an Oscar nomination for best animated feature. He appeared in this Frozen as Oaken. Hall directed 2011's Winnie the Pooh but is better known as a writer, with credits like Tarzan and The Princess and the Frog under his belt for Disney.


Tangled and Treasure Planet's Roy Conli is set to produce.

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes Big Hero 6, an action comedy adventure about brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion—a robot named Baymax—Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city. Inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name, and featuring comic-book style action and all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, the CG-animated Big Hero 6 hits theaters in 3D on November 7, 2014.