SDCC: ‘Big Hero 6′ Exclusive Baymax Figure (Updated)

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'Big Hero 6' SDCC Exclusive Baymax FigureConfirming our earlier report when we offered a first look at upcoming toys from Bandai in support of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6, a limited edition 6″ metallic paint Baymax will be available for purchase at San Diego Comic-Con 2014.

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FIRST LOOK: ‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax Toys from Bandai

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At its annual holiday preview tour in New York City, Disney Consumer Products today shared the first look at some upcoming toys in support of Big Hero 6 from Walt Disney Animation Studios.

From master licensee Bandai, on display were a sound and lights action figure of Baymax featuring Hiro on his back. Baymax goes into fly mode with wings that pop out and lights up and produces sounds accordingly. Also on display was a replica of Baymax’s arm (in scale) which features a launching fist made of soft foam when the trigger is pressed. Photos and video of the items can be seen below.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Character Key Art Unveiled at Annecy Film Festival

'Big Hero 6' Character Key ArtEarlier today — or yesterday, technically — Walt Disney Animation Studios presented at the annual Annecy Film Festival in France. As part of the presentation, WDAS premiered the short Feast which will play ahead of Big Hero 6 in theaters on November 7, 2014. In addition, Big Hero 6 and Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Inside Out were also previewed in front of audiences.

As part of the celebration’s decor were colorful blocks which featured key art from all of the upcoming and recent projects from both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Disney/Pixar. David Gilson, an illustrator in France, took to his Instagram to share images of these blocks which include key art of all the Big Hero 6 team: Wasabi, Hiro, Go Go Tomago, Honey Lemon, Fred (in Fredzilla form) and, of course, Baymax.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax and Hiro Teaser Poster (Hi-Res)

'Big Hero 6' Teaser PosterThe second of two recently released teaser posters for Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), Walt Disney Animation Studios has provided us with a high resolution version of what is dubbed ‘battle of the bulge’ featuring Hiro and his trusty, inflatable robot pal, Baymax. To our knowledge, this is currently the highest resolution found anywhere.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Baymax Character Poster (Hi-Res)

'Big Hero 6' Baymax Teaser PosterWalt Disney Animation Studios have provided us with a high resolution version of one of their newly released teaser posters for Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), featuring Hiro’s inflatable robot pal, Baymax.

With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius — thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion — a cutting-edge robot named Baymax — and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery.

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‘Big Hero 6′ Character Rename Confirmed by Studio; Updated Official Synopsis

'Big Hero 6' Teaser PosterBefore releasing the first official teaser trailer for its upcoming animated film, Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), earlier today, Walt Disney Animation Studios quietly updated its official synopsis for the film, which did not go unnoticed by us.

While the majority of the changes were minor — mostly more of the flowery aspects and a bit of rearranging — we did happen to notice that one of the characters got a bit of a name change. Initially named Wasabi No-Ginger as he had been in the Marvel comics on which the film is based, his last name was officially dropped for the film, so he will now be known as simply Wasabi. The full, updated synopsis is as follows:

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ Teaser Trailer (Full Version) – Updated

'Big Hero 6' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Animation Studios has released the first official teaser video for its upcoming animated film, Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), which you can find embedded below.

With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius — thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, clean freak Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion — a cutting-edge robot named Baymax—and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes determined to solve the mystery. 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.

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WATCH: ‘Big Hero 6′ Trailer Teaser

'Big Hero 6' Teaser PosterWalt Disney Animation Studios has just released this teaser for the first official trailer for its upcoming film, Big Hero 6 (November 7, 2014), which will debut online tomorrow, Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 12 pm ET/9 am PT. You can find the teaser embedded below.

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‘Let It Go: Remixes’ Available Digitally on April 29

'Let It Go: Remixes'On April 29, 2014, Walt Disney Records will release a three-track digital EP titled ‘Let It Go: Remixes’ according to a new listing on Amazon.

The album will contain the following remixes of the smash hit ‘Let It Go’ as performed in the film by Idina Menzel: Dave Audé Club Remix, Papercha$er Club Remix and DJ Escape & Tony Coluccio Club Remix.

For more information or to pre-order/purchase ‘Let It Go: Remixes,’ visit Amazon.

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‘Let It Go: The Complete Set’ with Fifty International Versions Available Next Week

'Let It Go: The Complete Set' from Walt Disney RecordsWith what is undoubtedly an unprecedented move, Walt Disney Records is further capitalizing on the success of Disney Animation’s Frozen and its ‘Let It Go’ theme by releasing a ‘three disc set’ featuring fifty tracks consisting of official, international versions of the song, often in both film and end title formats, titled Let It Go: The Complete Set.

No official announcement from Walt Disney Records has been made yet, but he album showed up on Amazon last night as an MP3 album with a release date of April 15, 2014.

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