05/13/2011 at 12:45 PM EDT
There's a new warlock in town.
have been confirmed: Two and a Half Men
has found its new leading man in Ashton Kutcher
, CBS announced Friday.
Before it was confirmed Kutcher, 33, played coy.
"What's the square root of 6.25?" the That '70s Show
alum and former Punk'd
Thursday. The answer? 2½, of course.
Kutcher is replacing Charlie Sheen on the CBS sitcom, which fired the troubled actor
in March during a now-infamous feud with the show's producer, Chuck Lorre.
No word on whether or not Kutcher has Sheen's winning seal of approval, but one thing seems certain: Kutcher will have to win over the show's loyal following. Tell us what you think of the casting: