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Marvel Comic hero gets Disney makeover for new movie

The latest sneak peek at a Marvel Comics super hero coming to the big screen is quite different than what some fans might be accustomed to. 

It's not Thor or the Fantastic Four or another Hulk movie, it's "Big Hero 6," a new animated feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios in collaboration with Marvel. 

The film, in theaters Nov. 7, is inspired by the Marvel comic book of the same name. 

The plot focuses on 14-year-old prodigy Hiro Hamanda as he transforms a soft-bodied, balloon-like nurse robot into a high-tech fighting machine.

Think of the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man from "Ghostbusters" if he was made into a robot from "Pacific Rim." 

"Big Hero 6" is from the creators of "Frozen" and "Wreck-It-Ralph." The creators were faced with an interesting challenge -- how to appeal to fans of Disney movies while keeping the interest and not losing the respect of Marvel Comics faithful. 

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