2 January 2014 8:06 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

With the acquisition of Marvel, it was only a matter of time before Disney sourced its hordes of comic book titles for one that could be best translated in animation. To begin, Disney Animation has selected Big Hero 6, a super team story that features a samurai, a robot, a shapeshifter and a sushi chef. (Because of course.) Don Hall, who co-directed the delightful 2011 release Winnie the Pooh has been directing the project through preproduction. But with the coming of the new year, the House of Mouse has unveiled he'll be getting some help from newly announced co-director Chris Williams and producer Roy Conli. THR reported the addendum to key crew, and offered a plot synopsis for Big Hero 6, which will be a stereoscopic 3D CG feature: "The action comedy adventure follows robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who must save the city of San Francisco from a criminal plot with »

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