Disney fan sites have been reporting a drastic change coming from the Disney Company, and fan message boards and news sites have been stumbling over themselves to either confirm or refute the rumors. Research from our own Uncle Walt's Insider team has suggested that the news is actually real, and now Disney itself is confirming the story. In spite of the mixed reactions -- including near-outrage from some quarters -- it is actually happening,
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Slinky Dog coaster car irreparably tangled
Just two months after the first vehicle for the upcoming roller coaster Slinky Dog Dash arrived at Disney's Hollywood Studios, park officials have announced that the vehicle has become "tangled beyond repair." Workers were cautioned against playing with the Slinky-themed vehicle, but apparently found it irresistible, making it walk down giant stairs and having it expand and contract. After the vehicle's springy shape hooked in on itself, the workers spent weeks trying to untangle it, but ...
Uncle Walt's Insider has discovered the favorite Disney character for each state in the United States, as revealed by social media analysis and random telephone surveys. The most popular character by far is Anastasia from the 1997 Disney animated feature by the same name. Anastasia, the movie, has recently been adapted into a Broadway musical by Disney Theatrical Productions, which may account for the character's popularity.
Here are your favorite Disney characters by state:
Alabama - Anastasia
Alaska - John Darling
Arizona - Anastasia
Arkansas - Anastasia
Maelstrom's displaced trolls file grievance
Union officials representing trolls displaced by the reworking of Epcot's Maelstrom ride into Frozen Ever After have filed a formal grievance against the Walt Disney World Resort. The grievance lists several issues, including that the new attraction is not actually about Norway (the pavilion in which it is located), and that non-union trolls were brought in for the Frozen ride. No arbitration date has been set.
Test Track rider ticketed for speeding
Orange County deputies issued a traffic citation for "Unsafe ...
Disney Dream damaged while Captain's teenage son "practicing"
Disney Cruise Line confirmed today that the damage caused on September 30 to the Disney Dream (pictured above) was due to the cruise ship's captain allowing his son to "practice parallel parking." Company spokesmen refused to comment on any potential discipline, citing employee confidentiality. The damage has been repaired.
Doc's medical credentials questioned
Documents have surfaced indicating that Doc from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs never actually completed medical school. In a statement, the Disney Company ...