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Big Hero 6: The Series Releases Animated Opening

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6 The Series

Fans of the movie Big Hero 6 can get excited.

The debut of Big Hero 6: The Series is approaching on Disney XD.

It will feature the return of Ryan Potter as the voice of Hiro and Jamie Chung as Go Go.

The new animated opening for the series was recently released.

Disney is so … Read more

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BeliefNet: Big Hero 6 Filmmakers Wanted a Japanese American Star

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6Fresh off winning the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, Big Hero 6 is now available on DVD and blu ray, reports Beliefnet.

Hapa Ryan Potter plays the voice of Hiro. The young robotics genius forms a superhero team to go after a masked villain who has taken his brother’s robotic project and converted it … Read more

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Feb 15, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on LA Times: Animated Movies Showcase Diversity

LA Times: Animated Movies Showcase Diversity

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6The diversity lacking in this year’s Oscar nominated films can be found in the increased number of diverse character seen in animated movies, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Big Hero 6, the Disney Oscar nominated film for best animated feature, features two women, an African American, Latina and Asian American.

“We took the … Read more

Asian Americans

Feb 12, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Huffington Post: Asian Americans Should Not Be Ignored

Huffington Post: Asian Americans Should Not Be Ignored

posted by Randall

Asian AmericansThe inclusion of Asian American viewpoints just makes good business sense, according to a blog by Maria Wen Adcock in the Huffington Post.

Adcock brought up the issue after the exclusion of Asian American bloggers from a media event about Fresh Off the Boat and Big Hero 6, two Disney projects with a … Read more

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Feb 8, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Daniel Henney to Join Cast of New Criminal Minds Spinoff

Daniel Henney to Join Cast of New Criminal Minds Spinoff

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Asian Americans

Fresh Off The Boat? How About a Seat on the Bus?

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6 Blogger EventBy Grace Hwang Lynch

I’ve been in conversation with Disney/ABC PR since my post about the lack of outreach to Asian American parent bloggers for “Big Hero 6″. The following is the email I sent to Disney PR after learning that the latest “Big Hero 6″/”Fresh Off the Boat” blogger event also included an overwhelmingly Read more

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Nov 29, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Smithsonian APA: Asian American Cast Proves to be Box Office Hit with Big Hero 6

Smithsonian APA: Asian American Cast Proves to be Box Office Hit with Big Hero 6

posted by Randall

Ryan Potter as Hiro Hamada in Big Hero 6Three Asian American actors have driven Disney’s Big Hero 6 to box office success, reports Smithsonian APA.

Mixed-race Asian American actor Ryan Potter stars as the voice behind Hiro Hamada, Disney’s first mixed heritage protagonist. Potter is of Japanese and white descent.

Daniel Henney plays the voice of Tadashi and Jamie Chung is Go … Read more

Blogs

Nov 9, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Racialicious: Did Producers White Wash Big Hero 6

Racialicious: Did Producers White Wash Big Hero 6

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6Big Hero 6 topped the weekend box office with 56.2 million in box office sales out dueling Interstellar which came in second at 52.15 million, reports Forbes.

Big Hero 6 is based loosely on a Marvel comic in which the main character is Japanese. Disney turned Hiro Hamada into a bi-racial Asian American supposedly … Read more

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Wall Street Journal: How Japanese is Big Hero 6

posted by Randall

Big Hero 6Disney’s Big Hero 6 opens in theaters nationwide Friday.

The animated feature inspired by anime features the voice of Jamie Chung.

The 31-year old actress is excited to play the voice of student inventor and superhero Go Go Tomago, something that Korean Americans in Hollywood don’t often get to do.

“It’s unfortunate that it’s still … Read more

Asian Americans

Jul 16, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on USA Today: Asian Americans Cast in Upcoming Superhero Flick

USA Today: Asian Americans Cast in Upcoming Superhero Flick

posted by Theodore Tae

Big Hero 6Disney and Marvel’s upcoming animated superhero film Big Hero 6 has unveiled its cast, featuring a bevy of Asian American talent, reports USA Today.

Big Hero 6 is set in the make-believe metropolis of San Fransokyo — a mashup of the cities of San Francisco and Tokyo. When protagonist and tech prodigy Hiro Hamada … Read more

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