Disney And Marvel’s Big Hero 6 Animated Movie Given November 2014 Release Date

Disney have yet to officially announce anything much about their animated film of the Marvel comics series Big Hero 6, but something has finally happened.

Rentrak provide services to the film industry, working across the board with distributors, exhibitors, advertisers and more. They have operations in the US, and in Europe and, as far as I know, elsewhere in the world. They’re a big operation.

And they’re very often privy to release date plans from the minute they’re made.

So I took it as gospel when they slotted in Don Hall‘s Big Hero 6 movie for release on November 21st 2014…

…in Spain. But the US release date is likely to fall pretty close to this; the studio have set a pattern of releasing their main family feature during November since Tangled.

I’d guess that the UK release will follow early in 2015. Again, there’s precedent. But maybe not – in most cases, Marvel movies have actually opened in the UK ahead of the US.

It seems like Rentrak got the info at the same time as a Spanish release date for Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland – which will be just about a month later on December 19th, as it happens.

So that’s the first trace of release plans for Big Hero 6. Good to know it’s still on track.

The original comics are about a superhero team who live under a theme park in Japan and work for the Japanese government. Speculation is rife that they’ll be living under an American theme park and work for somebody else in the Disney film, but I think we’ll have to wait and see about this.

And while we’re on the subject… will we see anything at Comic-Con? I think an unveiling at Disney’s D23 expo this August is much more likely. Still, whenever word comes, I’ll be paying close attention.

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