Charlie Sheen and Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre reunite in new series… 12 years after messy feud
Charlie Sheen and Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre are reportedly teaming up on their first project since Two and a Half Men.
The actor, 57, will star alongside Sebastian Maniscalco in the 70-year-old television writer’s upcoming comedy series, How to Be a Bookie. deadline.
The show follows “veteran bookie (Maniscalco)” as he “struggles to survive the impending legalization of sports gambling, increasingly unstable clients, family, co-workers and a lifestyle that sends him bouncing high and low through every corner of Los Angeles.” ‘
Their project appears to mark the end of their public feud between the pair, which began in 2011 after Sheen made anti-Semantic remarks about Lorre.
In 2021, Sheen admitted there were “55 different” and better ways to deal with his firing from Two and a Half Men, not calling Lorre a “turd” or “clown.”
At Peace: Charlie Sheen and Two and a Half Men creator Chuck Lorre are reportedly teaming up on their first project since Two and a Half Men; seen in 2019
“I think the growth for me after the meltdown or meltdown or meltdown somewhere — whatever you want to call it — it has to start with absolute ownership of my role in everything,” he shared Yahoo! News. “And it was desperately youthful.”
In 2018, Sheen took responsibility for their dramatic falling out and, during an interview with Today Show, expressed a desire to mend their relationship.
The father of five children wanted to ‘really’ ‘arrange’ things with Lorre at the time. “He lives close by. I could easily drop by and just put a note under his door with my phone number, which I should, and I will.”
Speaking of a possible reboot of the comedy series that made him the highest-paid actor on American TV, he said he was open to the idea, “it would be so cool to reboot it.”
“I’m not knocking what they did when I left because that’s really hard to keep a show going when the main man bails,” he continued.
Sheen went on to say that what they created after his departure was “spectacular and it would be ‘awesome’ and ‘fantastic for the fans.
CBS and Warner Brothers fired Charlie for his behavior and he was replaced by Ashton Kutcher.
Time heals all wounds: The actor, 57, will star in the 70-year-old television writer’s upcoming comedy series, How to Be a Bookie, alongside Sebastian Maniscalco, according to Deadline; seen in 2023
In 2018, Sheen took responsibility for their dramatic falling out and expressed a desire to mend their relationship during an interview with Today Show (seen together in 2005)
In a separate tirade in 2017, again on The Kyle And Jackie O show, Charlie still seemed to have a bad feeling towards Chuck, ranting, “He’s the most miserable f*cking douchebag.”
“The most talentless asshole of the asshole this side of La Brea (a famous LA landmark),” he said at the time.
Five years later, Lorre admitted that “there were a few years” when he couldn’t see “Two and a Half Men” because it was “too hurtful.”
“I can enjoy it all now. You know, he did a fantastic job,” he said Variety in June 2022, to enjoy Sheen’s performances in the 177 episodes of their hit series, which aired between 2003 and 2011.
He continued, “The chemistry between him and Jon and Angus and Holland Taylor.”
Years of reaching out: In 2013, Sheen tweeted to Lorre that he had “an idea” he wanted to share after “personally amending” it