Disney confirms 'Big Hero 6' feature
Published Jul 2 2012, 10:09 BST | By Hugh Armitage Disney
has confirmed its Big Hero 6
The film will become the first animated Marvel Comics feature
from the studio since it acquired the publisher.
Disney reps confirmed the rumours of the adaptation of the Japanese superteam comic to Entertainment Weekly
The team launched in 1998 with the line-up of Sunfire, Silver Samurai, GoGo Tomago, Honey Lemon, Hiro Takachiho and Baymax. It was most recently seen in Dan Slott's Amazing Spider-Man
storyline 'Ends of the Earth'
The Big Hero 6
adaptation may not feature the original line-up, as 20th Century Fox control the film rights to Sunfire and Silver Samurai as part of the X-Men
Marvel Studios is expected to announce a Guardians of the Galaxy
movie in the coming weeks, with a release date already rumoured for May 16, 2014
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Robert Downey Jr returned to the role of Tony Stark to face off against villains The Mandarin (Ben Kingsley) and Aldrich Killian (Guy Pearce) as an experimental drug called Extremis falls into the wrong hands.