Characters from Big Hero 6 are not headed to the MCU

By Stephen Ippolito | February 23rd, 2021

Yesterday, The Disinsider reported that characters from the Disney animated film Big Hero 6 would debut in the MCU in an upcoming project. Now that report has been debunked by a major Hollywood trade site.

Variety, which is as connected as anyone, says characters from the 2014 animated film will not be making their live-action debut in the MCU anytime soon. Someone within Marvel Studios was cited as their source.

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Derek Cornell, who broke the story at The Disinsider, says he stands by his reporting. In a post on his Twitter account, he referenced a previous time that he reported something that was initially debunked. In that case, it turned out he was correct.

Personally, I don’t know which way this story will go. I do think that Variety’s source is someone at Marvel Studios. The question is are they telling the truth or are they lying to throw people off that way it’s more a surprise when it happens? Only time will tell.

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For those that are unfamiliar with them, Big Hero 6 was originally a superhero team that debuted in Marvel Comics in 1998. The 2014 film was loosely based off the comics. Changes were made to make it more family-friendly.

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