Rocker Rob Zombie has inked with Endeavor with an eye toward getting into filmmaking.The 33-year-old Zombie, whose portfolio includes a record label, book publishing and musicvideo director credits, will be repped by the agency in all fields. Zombie founded and fronted the Gotham-born hard rock band White Zombie. After 13 years he tackled a solo career. Zombie’s solo Geffen Records disc, “Hellbilly Deluxe,” is one of the label’s biggest sellers currently, topping 1.5 million copies sold since its release late last year.
* * *Actor/comedian Jamie Foxx, star of his eponymous WB Network show, has signed with Creative Artists Agency. Foxx, who currently is lensing Oliver Stone’s “Any Given Sunday” for Warner Bros., has co-starred in such features as “Booty Call,” “The Truth About Cats and Dogs” and “The Great White Hype.” Foxx remains repped by the Gersh agency for personal appearances and he continues to be managed by King Management.
* * *Director-editor Stuart Baird (“U.S. Marshals,” “Executive Decision”) has signed with United Talent Agency. While technically, Baird signed with UTA from the William Morris Agency, in between the two percenteries, Baird is understood to have made a four hour pit stop at ICM, before signing with UTA.
* * *Director Mark Osborne — whose animated “More” picked up the jury prize in short filmmaking at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and is nominated for an Academy Award — has signed with ICM, where he will be repped by Todd Feldman, Nick Reed and Dave Wirtschafter. In addition to “More,” Osborne, who is looking to leap into feature films, has earned laudits for his animated shorts and music videos, including the Weird Al Yankovic’s spoof of “Jurassic Park.”
* * *Writers-directors-actors Art Brown & Tracy Fraim, who wrote, produced and acted in MGM’s “Best Men,” have signed with the William Morris Agency. Brown & Fraim currently are writing “Disorderly Conduct” for Universal and “Surrender Dorothy” for Warner Bros. Brown continues to be managed by Doug Draizin.
* * *ICM recently promoted four trainees to agents in the percentery’s talent department: Brett Carella and Richard Konigsberg were upped in Los Angeles; and Stephanie Ritz and Scott Wexler were promoted in New York. Carella, a three year ICM staffer who was promoted off co-president Ed Limato’s desk, joined the TV department. Konigsberg, who also worked as a trainee under Limato, joined the motion picture department. Ritz — who joined ICM in 1996 as an assistant in the Gotham talent department, and trained under Boaty Boatwright and Aleen Keshishian — joins Wexler, who trained on the desk of Paul Martino in Gotham, as an agent in the New York motion picture department.