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Promotional artwork for Quentin Tarantino's Song of the South.

NEWS FLASH: Tarantino will direct ‘Song of the South’ remake

We can't wait for the close-ups of Uncle Remus's feet. BR'ER BANK, CA -- As Uncle Walt's Insider reported last year, Song of the South is being remade, the latest of Disney's live-action reboots. The beloved film, set in the southern U.S. during a time when all races lived together in peace and harmony, is one of only a handful of films that has not been remade by the studio. And now the reboot, scheduled for a November 2020 release, has a director ... Read more
Still from a trailer for the next Lion King remake. Photo © Disney -- no, wait... Universal? That can't be right -- via YouTube.

Second Lion King remake coming to theaters!

It's odd that they'd put out a second remake so close to the first. UNCLE WALT'S INSIDER H.Q., SVALBARD -- Disney is remaking 1994's beloved animated classic The Lion King! I know what you're thinking -- didn't they just do that? Yes, yes, they did, and it's in theaters now. In fact, your humble reporter was actually attending a showing of the new fully live-action Lion King when a preview for the next remake came on! At first I was amazed that Disney would be ... Read more
Imagineer Joe Rohde and his magic elixir. Photo by elisfkc [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia.

Disney DNA behind Joe Rohde’s secret elixir

A little bit of this, a little bit of that, a little bit of Walt, and you can be a Disney genius, too! GLENDALE, CA -- During a routine visit to Imagineering Headquarters in Glendale, CA, Uncle Walt Insider's crack team of reporters discovered the secret behind Joe Rohde's creative genius. Many believe it comes from the alien lifeform that dangle from his ear, but newly discovered information has this super reliable news organization changing our minds. First, we spotted a bottle labeled, ... Read more
President Trump, realizing there is a bigger job than U.S. President. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images & TitleMax.

Trump drops out of 2020 race; will replace Bob Iger at Disney

This is bound to give a boost to several Disney characters' candidacies. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Breaking news out of Washington: President Donald J. Trump has just announced via Twitter that he is withdrawing his name for reelection in 2020. Instead, he will replace Bob "Robert" Iger as CEO of The Disney Company when Iger retires in 2021 (and joins the staff of Uncle Walt's Insider). Trump tweeted an image of himself holding a chart of all the companies owned by Disney, saying this: "Look ... Read more
Closed for the holiday.

Uncle Walt’s once again closed for Official Birthday of HM King Tupou VI

Enjoy your day celebrating the birthday of the king of Tonga!* Uncle Walt's will return tomorrow with the latest and greatest in super-reliable theme park news. *Just kidding, folks. Happy Independence Day. Need more Uncle Walt's in your life? Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook, FOLLOW us on Twitter, and tell everyone you know (plus a few strangers) how wonderful (and humble) we are! Read more