Wow, this came out of left field…Ashton Kutcher is in talks to replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men. Sounds interesting and weird…we don’t know how the transition will take place…
Ashton Kutcher appears to have won the Two and a Half Men sweepstakes.
Two sources close to the deal-making tell The Hollywood Reporter that the actor is putting the final touches on a deal to replace Charlie Sheen as the star of TVâ€™s No. 1 comedy. CBS, studio Warner Bros. and Kutcherâ€™s reps at CAA declined to comment on the situation but a deal is said to be all but signed. The exact dollar figure he will be paid is not known but a source says Kutcher is getting a â€œhuge paydayâ€ to join the hit sitcom.
The deal came together quickly in the wake of Hugh Grant passing on the opportunity to join the show. Now sources say Men creator Chuck Lorre has crafted a storyline to introduce Kutcher in a way that satisfies the network and studio. â€œItâ€™s really funny,â€ says one source. â€œPeople are going to love it.â€
I wonder what Charlie thinks of this replacement?
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