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'Two And A Half Men'

On the Chopping Block

4/28/2011 12:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

There's a 50/50 chance "Two and a Half Men" will not come back for a 9th season ... people connected with the production tell TMZ.

There are certain things we know for sure ...

-- Charlie Sheen will NOT be coming back to the show
-- Chuck Lorre has a plan for re-tooling the show, but no deals with replacement actors have been made.  In fact, no offers have even been put on the table.
-- A decision on the fate of "Men" will be made before May 18.

The Hollywood Reporter says Lorre is thinking of beefing up Jon Cryer's role and bringing a new actor onboard to replace Sheen.  H.R. is saying some of the candidates are Woody Harrelson, Jeremy Piven and Bob Saget.

One well-connected source tells TMZ, "There really is a good chance the show won't come back."

Stay tuned...


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LOL Hairplug Piven? seriously? and annoying voice Saget? Might as well rename it AfterTwo-And-A-Half-Men and watch the ratings plummet during ep 2.

Just move Judith kick Herb out, have Herb into Charlie's house and have him and Alan live there together and take care of the house while Charlie is away (forever). It could go on for a couple more seasons

1276 days ago


Just cancel the show already. None of these actors is a good choice. I can't think of any actor that would be a good fit for this douche-bag character

1276 days ago


Charlie Sheen made the show but I do believe that Jon Cryer and the actress that plays Berta, and Jake and the rest could pull off a show WITHOUT a Charlie Sheen replacement. Berta is hysterically sarcastical and funny and Jon Cryer pulls his own as well.

1276 days ago

Lisa W    

No one can replace Charlie Sheen! Ever!
The only one who even comes close... is Rob Lowe!!!

1276 days ago


Please no Sagat!! However Woody would be perfect and I would still watch the show!

1276 days ago


If you don't have charlie sheen play in it then don't bother to bring it back on the air!!!!

1276 days ago


Ha Ha "re-tooling" is exactly what they would be doing by replacing Charlie, but who else is a big enough tool to fill the spot?

1276 days ago

Melissa S    

TMZ quote "There's a 50/50 chance "Two and a Half Men" will not come back for a 9th season..."

Way to commit.

1276 days ago


"spin-off with Jake going off to college"


You know something, that's a great idea, and it would keep a lot of characters on the show, especially Alan (his Dad), Judith and Herb, and especially Holland Taylor who has already said on one episode that she would be paying for Jake's college tuition! Kind of like what the Cosby's did only funnier since Jake has never been known for being the "brains" in the family.

1276 days ago

pap rat    

2.5 your fired charlie trump`s 2.5 your fired hybred hpyer action lady chase.Trump could burn down the house as he slips into maddness than fire the 2.5 cast crew and even sheen when he shows up lookin4 work than rename the show 2 and half donalds ducks with disney pinningfn in a cartoon overlay onto the digitals and even rerun the old shows rewritten by president trump 2 and a half rump uneven

1276 days ago


They should go on without him, the show can make it with boy his Dad and Berta

1276 days ago


Sheen screwed him self up.

Moving on.

1276 days ago


If they cancel the show altogether, the only thing I'll be watching on CBS is David Letterman.

1276 days ago


I can't stand Woody. I don't want Jeremy and I don't want Bob. Just cancel the show. Unless they can get Rob Lowe.

1276 days ago

en Todo Momento!!    

i don't give a damn!! i just wanna watch the royal wedding! tmz, please livestream!!!

1276 days ago
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