Here’s a follow-up to yesterday’s post revealing how Jon Cryer’s character was going to lose his mind on Monday’s Two and a Half Men and believe he’s actually his deceased brother Charlie Harper. What does Alan Harper thinking he’s Charlie Sheen’s character look like? Here’s a one-minute video clip from the episode: READ FULL STORY
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'Two and a Half Men' scoop: Jon Cryer loses it, becomes Charlie Sheen's character -- EXCLUSIVE PHOTO
Remember months ago when Jon Cryer teased that one character on Two and a Half Men would be institutionalized this season?
As it turns out, that character is…
Cryer’s own Alan Harper. And he goes looney in a really wild way that brings the ghost of Charlie Sheen’s deceased character back into the show.
You see, Alan hasn’t really dealt with the death of his brother Charlie yet. In Monday’s episode (SPOILER ALERT), Walden (Ashton Kutcher) donates Charlie’s piano to under-privileged kids. At first, Alan seems fine with the decision. But the shock of the piano vanishing from the house triggers Alan’s grief and he completely loses it. In fact, Alan thinks he IS Charlie Harper.
So in the episode, it seems we’re going to get to see Jon Cryer imitating Charlie Sheen playing Charlie Harper. (UPDATE: Video of Cryer playing Harper here).
And what does Alan thinking he’s become his hedonistic brother look like? It looks like this: READ FULL STORY
Judy Greer is having a moment. After playing opposite Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men back in 2007, Greer returns to her old stomping grounds in a new role, Bridget, Walden’s (Ashton Kutcher) ex-wife who he is desperate to win back. She is excited to be back on the program, but tells EW, “felt like a different television show to me,” returning post-Sheen. In tonight’s episode, Greer gets stuck in the world’s best triangle when part-time werewolf/full-time hunk Joe Manganiello guests as Bridget’s new boyfriend. Below, the actress chats about the show no one can stop talking about. READ FULL STORY
Less than eight minutes into the second episode of Two and a Half Men, Ashton Kutcher — as the internet billionaire Walden Schmidt — is seen lounging on the couch with his laptop open, annoying the crap out of his ex on the phone. But it’s not the conversation that is significant (though his yuk about using baby shampoo is pretty funny). It’s his laptop: Stuck to the top of his computer are a series of bright-colored decals touting specific companies, including ones favored by the actor himself.
Turns out the stickers represent a bunch of companies that Kutcher has a financial stake in — including Foursquare, Hipmunk, Flipboard and GroupMe, as reported by Variety. Another decal touts the company Chegg, which Kutcher isn’t personally invested in but receives social-media help from the actor’s production company, Katalyst. Look who’s winning now! READ FULL STORY
It’s finally and officially over: Charlie Sheen and Warner Bros. TV have settled their differences.
The studio that produces Two and a Half Men just released this statement: “Warner Bros. TV, Chuck Lorre and Charlie Sheen have resolved their dispute to the parties’ mutual satisfaction. The pending lawsuit and arbitration will be dismissed as to all parties. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality over the terms of the settlement.”
The payout to Sheen wasn’t disclosed, though some publications have speculated it to be as high as $25 million.
Warner Bros. TV pink-slipped the actor last winter after he publicly derided Men creator Chuck Lorre. Sheen fought back in March by filing a $100 million suit demanding payment for unproduced episodes and compensation for the crew while claiming the studio “wrongfully attributed the suspension of the series and termination of Mr. Sheen’s contract on Mr. Sheen’s alleged statements, conduct, and condition, despite the fact that Mr. Sheen is in compliance with his contract.”
At the 63rd Annual Emmys earlier this month, Sheen seemed to indicate that a settlement was on the horizon after making an unexpected appearance to say ”I want to take a moment to get something off my chest and say a few words to everybody at Two and a Half Men. From the bottom of my heart, I wish you nothing but the best for this upcoming season. We spent eight wonderful years together and I know you will continue to make great television.”
Sheen is focused on developing a new sitcom called Anger Management with Lionsgate TV and veteran TV scribe Bruce Helford (The Drew Carey Show).
Two and a Half Men may have found a way to build upon its stellar premiere week ratings: Alcide is coming to Malibu!
EW has learned exclusively that True Blood star Joe Manganiello will make an appearance in the Oct. 24 episode of the CBS comedy. He’ll play the smoldering hot boyfriend (as if he could play anything less) of Bridget, the ex-wife of Walden (Ashton Kutcher). Bridget will be portrayed by Judy Greer, who makes her first appearance on Monday.
Manganiello just wrapped his fourth season of True Blood but he’s definitely staying ripped for other, um, important endeavors: EW already reported exclusively that he will play Big Dick Richie in Steven Soderbergh’s movie about male strippers. He’s also set to star opposite his old school chum Matt Bomer in an episode of USA’s White Collar that will air in January.
It’s been an interesting year for Charlie Sheen. From getting fired from his gig on Two and a Half Men to flooding Twitter with non-sensical ramblings (#winning anyone?), and most recently, appearing on the Emmys to wish his old co-stars good luck, he’s had his share of ups and downs. And tonight, he got called out for them.
Comedians Seth MacFarlane, Jon Lovitz, Jeffrey Ross and Mike Tyson (?), among others, were all on-hand for Sheen’s sometimes brutal Comedy Central roast, which aired shortly after his character’s mock funeral on Two and a Half Men (poetic timing much?).
Charlie Sheen’s seemingly cold-sober, warlock-free round of humble media interviews continues this morning with his appearance on NBC’s Today show, where he told Matt Lauer he’d be up for a guest appearance on Two and a Half Men.
Wait. What? You mean the show in which his character dies in the upcoming season premiere?
Prompted by Lauer that he should do an “amazing guest appearance” on the comedy hit, Sheen said: READ FULL STORY
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