Ashton Kutcher - Ashton Kutcher Pays Tribute To Charlie Sheen After Joining 'Men'

0
0
Subscribe to Ashton Kutcher alerts

Ashton Kutcher, the American actor and star of 'Punk'd' and 'That 70's Show', has officially joined 'Two and a Half Men', replacing the recently fired Charlie Sheen. Ashton Kutcher paid tribute to his predecessor in a statement today, saying he "can't replace" the troubled actor.
Kutcher will join the returning stars Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones, Holland Taylor and Marin Hinkle on America's most popular sitcom, which will return to screens next fall. Confirming his involvement in the new series, the 33-year-old actor said, "I can't wait to get to work with this ridiculously talented 2.5 team and I believe we can fill the stage with laughter that will echo in viewers' homes. I can't replace Charlie Sheen but I'm going to work my ass off to entertain the hell out of people!" Kutcher will reportedly earn almost $1 million per episode but it's not yet clear whether the salary includes any profits from reruns. Sheen allegedly earned up to $2 million per episode, before becoming involved in a public spat with creator Chuck Lorre. The executive producer spoke of his delight at acquiring Kutcher today, saying, "We are so lucky to have someone as talented, joyful and just plain remarkable as Ashton joining our family. Added to that is the deep sigh of relief knowing that our family stays together. If I was any happier, it'd be illegal".
Word of Ashton Kutcher's potential casting leaked yesterday, following news that British actor Hugh Grant had reportedly turned down $1 million an episode to take over from Sheen.


Contactmusic

Tags: Ashton Kutcher - Charlie Sheen - Jon Cryer - Holland Taylor - Marin Hinkle - Hugh Grant

0
0
Subscribe to Ashton Kutcher alerts
Advertisement

More Ashton Kutcher

Annie Movie Review

A solid cast bodes well for this unnecessary remake of the 1982 movie (based on the 1970s musical), but the filmmakers' decision to turn the...

Ashton Kutcher Sparks Speculation Over Charlie Sheen's Rumoured 'Two And A Half Men' Return

As the final episode of 'Two and a Half Men' approaches, many are still wondering if the rumours about Charlie Sheen making a surprise appearance...

Ashton Kutcher Explains Why Mila Kunis Is The "Greatest Mom"

Ashton Kutcher and his fiancé Mila Kunis welcomed a baby girl into the world in Los Angeles on October 1st, and it already seems the...

The End Is Near For 'Two And A Half Men' As Final Episode Gets Air Date

Time is up for the ‘longest-running live-action sitcom’ currently on television, as CBS’s ‘Two and a Half’ men has been given the date for its...

Advertisement

Charlie Sheen Wants 'Two and a Half Men' Return, "We're a Meeting Away"

Charlie Sheen says he and the producers of 'Two and a Half Men' are just "a meeting away" from his sensational return to the show....

Ashton Kutcher Offers Explanation Of Daughter's Name Wyatt Isabelle

Ashton Kutcher and his fiancé Mila Kunis welcomed a baby girl into the world in Los Angeles on October 1st, and three weeks on the...

Ashton Kutcher Reveals How He And Mila Kunis Chose The Name Wyatt Isabelle For Daughter

It’s been nearly a month since Mila Kunis and fiancee Ashton Kutcher welcomed their first child, Wyatt Isabelle, and the couple seem to be settling...

Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher Are 'Naturals' With Their Week Old Daughter

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher's daughter is just a week old but sources claim the couple are naturals when it comes to child rearing.Mila Kunis...

Advertisement

Comments

Ashton Kutcher Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ashton Kutcher

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All