Virtual Fantasy

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, Jan 9, 2007 (AFP) – Family entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney Corporation introduced a revamped website which they say is a one-stop portal to online games, information on films and Disney characters, and product sales. “Our villain is going to try to wipe out our pirates,” Bruckheimer said, referring to his film-in-progress. “Hopefully, you will wipe out piracy.”

Disney’s Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger made the presentation late Monday along with stars from the popular television series “Lost,” the producer of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films and a personality from the all-sports network ESPN during a theatrical presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show here.

The overhauled Disney.com website has a “robust” video player, games, movie sales and rentals, Iger said during an on-stage presentation.

“This is a digital doorway into Disney,” Iger said. “You are only one click away from all things Disney, no matter where you go in the Disney universe.”

People will be able to watch movies and television shows on the website with “a commercial or two along the way,” Iger said.

Icons on the bottom of the website’s main page let users click into “character worlds” imbued with themes such as