'Circle of Eight' hitting Web, Blockbuster

Par's series will debut on MySpace, then hit rental shelves

Paramount Digital Entertainment's original Web series "Circle of Eight" premieres Tuesday and has picked up some additional distribution from Blockbuster.

The 10-part supernatural thriller debuts exclusively on MySpace, then will be available for rental at Blockbuster stores.

" 'Circle of Eight' shows our ongoing commitment to launch studio-quality entertainment on digital platforms," said Thomas Lesinski, president of Paramount Digital Entertainment. "With strong, mutually beneficial relationships with brands such as MySpace, Mountain Dew, Adobe and Blockbuster, we can launch premium-quality content in the digital window and continue to monetize 'Circle of Eight' on additional platforms, multiple windows and in international territories."