Charlie Sheen = Dirt Ball.
The “Two and a Half Men” gravy train won’t be stopping for Charlie Sheen just because he’s been fired from the hit CBS series.
As the legal battle wages on between the actor and Warner Brothers, the production company for the hit sitcom, the maniacal star still stands to make $100 million off the show, experts say, regardless of how the legal chips fall.
And that’s for doing absolutely nothing.
Even though he will no longer appear on episodes of “Two and a Half Men,” and the show may never produce another original episode, Sheen has already made 177 episodes that will live on and pay him into perpetuity.
“Sheen will make millions, depending on how good a deal he got on his residuals when he negotiated his contract because of all the ancillary opportunities there are for the show,” Brad Adgate, a television analyst for Horizon Media told FOX411. “Syndication and global distribution of the show are going to be big moneymakers for Sheen.”
If Warner Brothers is able to harvest around $4 million an episode for “Men” in domestic syndication, media analysts estimate that Sheen as the show’s leading man stands to gain approximately half a million per episode, depending on how his contract was structured, which could give him, conservatively, a revenue stream around $88.5 million in fees from reruns. […]
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