The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Bolt co-director and Disney story guy Chris Williams has been named as co-director of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming feature Big Hero 6. Williams will share directorial responsibilities with Don Hall on the project. Also assigned to the film now is producer Roy Conli, the producer of Disney’s 2010 hit film Tangled. It’s unclear whether producer Kristina Reed is still attached to the project or not. We’ll keep you posted as we learn more.
In Big Hero 6:
“Brilliant robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada finds himself in the grips of a criminal plot that threatens to destroy the fast-paced, high-tech city of San Fransokyo. With the help of his closest companion, a robot named Baymax, Hiro joins forces with a reluctant team of first-time crime fighters on a mission to save their city.”
Stay tuned to Animation Fascination for the latest in Big Hero 6 news and information. And mark your calendars—Big Hero 6 comes to U.S. theaters in 3D on November 7, 2014.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter