It’s confirmed…Ashton Kutcher will be joining the cast of Two And A Half Men. “What’s the square root of 6.25?” tweeted Kutcher after the news broke. That’s really more of a Big Bang Theory joke, but since Chuck Lorre produces that show as well, it’s appropriate enough.
While Kutcher doesn’t have quite the international A-list allure of the network’s previous target Hugh Grant—which might be why he’ll reportedly make less than the million per episode Hugh would have scored—he’s already proven he can score on TV with That ’70s Show, and his movie career hasn’t been that embarrassing (even if his biggest hits were rom-coms with more popular female co-stars…and not vanity projects like Spread). As long as Kutcher keeps his survivalist tendencies in check, he shouldn’t give the producers any of the problems former lead Charlie Sheen did—hey, Ashton is against sex trafficking! Speaking of Sheen…it’s about time that guy gave his two cents on the news.