Disney Stages Red Carpet in San Francisco—and Tokyo

The premiere of Big Hero 6 featured an oversize prop that paid homage to the fictional city of San Fransokyo.

By Jenny Berg November 18, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney

Walt Disney Animation Studios premiered its latest film, Big Hero 6, at Hollywood's El Capitan Theatre on November 4. The film is set in the futuristic town of “San Fransokyo,” which combines elements of Tokyo and San Francisco. Inspired by that fictional setting, the red carpet area was decked with a structure that resembled a mini Golden Gate bridge with Japanese-inspired torii gates.

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