He'll still make appearances, but he's turning over the running of the company to Goofy.
BURBANK, CA -- In a stunning move, Disney icon Mickey Mouse is retiring as the "big boss" of the Disney empire. The company announced today that Mickey, who is well into his 90's, is "stepping away" to spend more time with Minnie and enjoy his "twilight years."
The announcement says Mickey will still appear in the parks on a limited basis, but will leave the daily operations ...
Why don't they ever sink ships to create natural reefs?
PORT CANAVERAL, FL -- The Disney Magic is the latest victim of the Covid-19 shutdown. Disney Cruise Line announced today that the Magic, the first cruise ship in the Disney fleet, will be sunk and turned into an artificial reef.
With the high cost of maintaining the ship during the cruise industry shutdown, the write-off will help boost Disney's bottom line.
I own a share of Disney. Why don't I get these calls?
Robert "Bob" Chapek, CEO, and ...
No, not CGI, or humans in costumes. Actual cats.
BR'ER BANK, CA -- DisneyNature, the division of Walt Disney Studios that makes those animal movies, has announced its next project: a live action remake of the Broadway musical Cats!
Paul Baribault, president of DisneyNature, is excited about the project. He spoke to Uncle Walt's Insider by phone.
Straight from the (lion?) king
"This will be something we've never done before," Baribault says.
What, make a movie someone will actually go see, we ask?
"Well, that, yes," ...