The revolving door that is the cast of Two And A Half Men will see yet another major change for next season.
The show's half-man Angus T. Jones will officially be replaced for Season 11, which will premiere sometime in September. Angus is currently attending college and will only be featured as a recurring character. (Lesson learned: if you call the show you're working on "filth" and ask people to not watch it, the powers that be likely aren't going to ask you back.)
It's been confirmed that Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer won't get another half-man replacement, but rather a woman instead! Deadline reported that the show is looking to hire a girl character in her late teens or eary 20s. Needless to say, the title of the show will likely be getting a major overhaul as well.
The new character will show up at Walden Schmidt's (Ashton) house looking for her recently deceased father Charlie Harper (Charlie Sheen). After discovering that he's dead, she will end up moving in with Walden and Alan Harper (Jon)... because that makes so much sense.
It's the second major shift for the franchise in just a little over two years. Charlie was unceremoniously fired from the show in March 2011 amidst drug and personal problems, with his character being killed off at the beginning of Season 9. With Ashton taking over the helm, the show finally righted its ratings slip for three consecutive seasons.
However, ratings for Season 10 were down compared to the previous season, with an average of 13.78 million viewers each week compared to 14.64 million. Despite the mildly sagging ratings, Ashton and Jon will continue to see their bank accounts grow exponentially. Jon will make $13.6 million for next season on the heels of his Emmy win for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, while Ashton will continue to remain the highest paid actor on TV with $15.4 million for a season of work.
What do you think of the show losing its half-man?
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