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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
A publicity still from MoanaCars. Photo ©2018 Disney/Pixar.

Pixar announces Cars / Moana crossover film

The two popular (and merchandise-friendly) franchises will finally meet onscreen! EMERYVILLE, CA -- Describing it as "a comic clash of cultures," Pixar Animation Studios announced today that production has begun on a movie that combines characters from Cars and Moana.  "Everything we do at Pixar is driven by story," said Pixar and Disney Animation President Ed Catmull. "And I can guarantee you we have a story here. Sure, right now, the story is something along the lines of, 'what happens when our most lucrative franchises ... Read more