Ashton Kutcher appears to be taking the reins from Charlie Sheen on CBS’ hit show “Two and a Half Men,” according to the Hollywood Reporter.
The actor, who is married to actress Demi Moore and got his start in showbiz on “That 70’s Show,” reportedly is finishing up a deal to join the cast, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. A source says Kutcher is getting a “huge payday,” according to the paper.
The news comes just one day after Hugh Grant reportedly ended discussions about joining the show, citing creative differences. Other Hollywood stars like Rob Lowe, John Stamos and Jeremy Piven were also reportedly considered to assume the lead role.
Sheen was fired from “Men” in March after a series of booze-benders and tirades against CBS executives and Chuck Lorre, the show’s creator.
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