11:38 AM EDT 02/21/2015
Originally posted 02/20/2015 01:30AM
Charlie Sheen had his chance.
But the actor, who infamously starred in – and flamed out of – Two And a Half Men, decided to skip Thursday night's finale.
As he typically does, Executive Producer Chuck Lorre got the last word, explaining in his end-of-show vanity card how the negotiations played out:
Originally posted 02/19/2015 11:20PM
Despite publicly saying he'd love to make a guest cameo on Two And a Half Men during its final season (not to mention promos teasing a return), Charlie Sheen didn't make it to Men's series finale on Thursday night. (However, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Christian Slater and John Stamos all made sweet cameos!)
The show kicked off by alluding to the fact that Charlie Harper (Sheen) never actually died four years ago – there was no death certificate! No one saw the body! Crazy Rose (Melanie Lynskey) was keeping someone alive in a pit in her basement!
And as it turned out, he didn't actually die. Rose admitted she'd been keeping him prisoner as punishment for cheating on her on their honeymoon in Paris with a French maid, a mime and a bisexual goat.
It's Official: Charlie Sheen Will Have a Presence on the Two and a Half Men Finale – But There's a Catch
Originally posted 02/06/2015 07:30AM
Either it's a painful case of bait-and-switch, or CBS really wants us to think that Charlie Sheen will be back for the Two and a Half Men series finale.
What got our hopes up? The network released the title for the hour-long series finale that's set for Thursday, Feb. 19.
It's called "Of Course He's Dead – Part One and Part Two."
Originally posted 01/15/2015 09:35PM
Talk about a major cliffhanger: There is no greater question lingering about the Two and a Half Men series finale than whether ex-star Charlie Sheen will appear in it.
Originally posted 03/19/2014 12:45PM
Angus T. Jones grew up in front of America's eyes, but now the former Two and a Half Men star is finding a way to shine outside of Hollywood – from the pulpit.
"It was making light of topics in our world that are really problems for a lot of people. I was a paid hypocrite because I wasn't okay with it, but I was still doing it," Jones, who after 10 years left his role as Jake on the still-thriving CBS sitcom, says of the series – which, in 2012, he had publicly called "filth".
"I really want to be able to come into the light, because I know that's where genuine healing is," a bearded Jones, told KHOU in Houston, where the 20-year-old is now working with the World Harvest Outreach Church.
He also attends college in Colorado and is a close follower of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Originally posted 03/30/2012 01:30PM
New show. New attitude. New Charlie Sheen?
"No one seems to want to remember," says the former Two and a Half Man star, now with a new FX series, Anger Management, referring to his headline-making rants of exactly a year ago, "they all talk about 'tiger blood' and 'winning' and everything. But no one talks about what I was so upset about."
Sheen, 46, directed his anger at the time against Two and a Half Men's executive producer, Chuck Lorre. The upshot was that the CBS sitcom – which once earned Sheen a record $1.25 million per episode – was recast with Ashton Kutcher.
Originally posted 03/03/2012 10:00AM
Ashton Kutcher hasn't spoken publicly about estranged wife Demi Moore since her health crisis began in January – but he has seen her, a source tells PEOPLE.
The Two and a Half Men star has visited since her hospital stay, but "they are not getting back together," according to the source.
He went because "he knew it was important to her daughters," says the source. Moore has three girls with ex-husband Bruce Willis. Daughter Rumer, 23, remains especially close with Kutcher despite his split from Moore.
Originally posted 01/09/2012 09:35AM
Charlie Sheen says that last year's headline-making antics are indeed a thing of the past.
"I'm not crazy any more. That was an episode," Sheen says, laughing, as he spoke with reporters at Sunday night's Fox Network Television Critics Association party in Pasadena, Calif.
"I think I'm a different person than I was yesterday. Everything is a lot more mellow and focused and much more rooted in reality."
Sheen, 46, couldn't be more Zen about his new FX show, Anger Management, in which he will star and produce. He reports that casting is underway and that they will shoot 10 episodes in six weeks.
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