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It's official: Kutcher will replace Charlie Sheen

Actor Ashten Kuthcher attends the launch party for

Actor Ashten Kuthcher attends the launch party for "Real Men Don't Buy Girls" at Steven Alan Annex in Manhattan. (April 14, 2011) Photo Credit: Getty Images

 

 Yes, Ashton Kutcher is the New Charlie Sheen. 

He'll join the show next fall, and . . . well. . .let the news release do the rest of the talking. Needless to say, everyone's "thrilled. . . ."

"I can't wait to get to work with this ridiculously talented 2.5 team and I believe we can fill the stage with laughter that will echo in viewers' homes," said Kutcher. "I can't replace Charlie Sheen but I'm going to work my ass off to entertain the hell out of people!"

"We are so lucky to have someone as talented, joyful and just plain remarkable as Ashton joining our family," said Chuck Lorre, creator and executive producer of TWO AND A HALF MEN.

"Added to that is the deep sigh of relief knowing that our family stays together. If I was any happier, it'd be illegal." "Ashton is a pop culture triple threat—film star, cutting-edge producer and a social media pioneer," said Nina Tassler, President, CBS Entertainment.

"He brings creativity, energy and personality to everything he touches. We are thrilled to have him, and excited beyond words for what he brings to the next season of TWO AND A HALF MEN." "Ashton Kutcher brings a new and distinctive comedic flavor to 'Two and a Half Men,'" said Peter Roth, President, Warner Bros. Television. "He is a big-time talent whose unique style will blend seamlessly with Jon Cryer, Angus T. Jones and the rest of this terrific ensemble. We look forward to a great future for this revamped and reenergized show, helmed as always by the extraordinary Chuck Lorre, whose creative skills and consummate professionalism make him the best in the business."

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