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The New Charlie Sheen/Bill Murray Movie Looks Interesting

Here's the brand new trailer for A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, an upcoming movie that stars Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, and Aubrey Plaza, and was written and directed by Roman Coppola, who co-wrote Moonrise Kingdom and The Darjeeling Limited with Wes Anderson. If you've ever wondered what it would look like if all your favorite people made a movie with Charlie Sheen, this is it.

Roy's Coming Back to 'The Office', Parker Posey Penis Party Girl, and a Predictable 'Scary Movie' Casting

- Do call it a comeback, he hasn't be here for years. The former almost Mr. Pam Beesly, Roy, is coming back to The Office's office. David Denman's return won't be permanent but at least it might cause some conflict. Unless this casting just means the office finds a copy of Threat Level Midnight 2 (aka Threat Level Noon).

- Parker Posey is replacing the previously cast Leslie Mann as the "shot girl" at Schmidt's penis party.  She might also make an appearance as the "Ghost of Bangs Future," a specter who teaches Zooey's Jess about the dangers of living a quirky life.

-  Lindsay Lohan [...]

Charlie Sheen Is Somewhat Looking Forward to Shooting 100 Episodes of 'Anger Management'

Anger Management was given 10 episodes by FX and if it hits a certain ratings number, they'll get 90 more that will be shot within the next two years. Two years! Just as a comparison, their FX cousin It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has only shot 84 episodes total and that show debuted in 2005. And all signs are pointing to this threshold being met. The show is tracking very well and is picking up sponsors left and right. And how does Carlos "Charlie Sheen" Estevez feel about all of this? As he told the New York Times, he has workmanlike happiness:

Summer Comedy Preview: TV

Charlie Sheen is finally coming back to TV everyone!!!! Splitsider readers will no doubt be dancing in the streets when the Two and a Half Men man himself returns to our television sets with a new show this June, but that's not the only TV comedy event of note this summer. While the broadcast networks are taking a much-needed three-month break (probably to reflect on the rapidly-declining popularity of broadcast networks), America's heroic cable channels are swooping in to save the day, offering up a plethora of new comedic programming for comedy snobs and people who like comedy but aren't snobs, alike.

Let's take a look at this summer's [...]

Trade Roundup: Anger Management, White Van Man, Almost Vacant

Shawnee Smith has joined the cast of Charlie Sheen's Anger Management, which is mostly unsettling because it is a reminder that there is a show out there called Charlie Sheen's Anger Management.

ABC has ordered a pilot for White Van Man, a single-camera sitcom based on a British show about "a man who is forced to put his dreams on hold in order to take over the family handyman business from his father." It'll be written by Raising Hope writer Bobby Bowman. Do you think the title means that the van is white, or the man is white, or both?

Comedy Central joins the pilot-ordering party [...]

Roman Coppola's Charlie Sheen/Jason Schwartzman/Bill Murray Movie Fails to Impress Critics

Roman Coppola's new movie, A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, which stars Charlie Sheen, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Patricia Arquette, and Aubrey Plaza, made its debut at the Rome Film Festival yesterday, and critics aren't exactly wild about it. Coppola, who co-wrote The Darjeeling Limited and Moonrise Kingdom with Wes Anderson, wrote and directed Charles Swan solo. It stars Charlie Sheen as a partyin', womanizing graphic designer (a character that's surprisingly not based on Sheen in any way). Schwartzman and Murray play supporting roles as Sheen's comedian best friend and accountant, respectively.

Variety writes that "Swan is more of a doodle than a fully formed idea, though [...]

Charlie Sheen's Appearance on 'Fallon' Was Quite the Personality Contrast

There is nothing like doing an impression in the face of the original person. Especially, when that person is crazy. In reality, Sheen was particularly affable, laughing at his very public meltdown. Below Sheen tries to give Fallon anger management tips, which is an interesting twist considering Fallon is the least angry guy ever and Sheen the most. Things get decidedly more intense when they each step into a batting cage. Sheen was not very happy about being bad at it. Fallon seemed happy, as always. They should hang out more often, it would probably be really healthy for Charlie.

'Anger Management' and Charlie Sheen's Managed Anger

Last year, Charlie Sheen's professional and personal meltdown quickly went from comical to cause for serious concern, though probably not quick enough. Adweek reported on how Sheen and FX are planning his comeback from this breakdown. For Sheen, his new show represents a chance to both distance himself from his vats of tiger blood and that shitty sitcom he used to be on. Sheen told FX President John Landgraf,  “I don’t want Two and a Half Men to be my legacy. I want to do something that I can be really proud of on every level—creatively and personally.” In particular, he aspires the portrayal of women to be more fully [...]

Trade Roundup: Kristen Wiig, Andy Samberg, Charlie Sheen

Kristen Wiig is set to star in a new action-comedy script from Oscar winners Nat Faxon and Jim Rash. Action? Comedy? Kristen Wiig? Dean Pelton? So many good things! (Faxon will also be starring with Abby Elliott in Ben Fox Is My Manny.)

What do Andy Samberg, Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz and Beyoncé all have in common? They'll all be appearing in One Hit Wonders, the upcoming film from Glee's Ryan Murphy. Also, they all love the color pink.

Brett Butler has joined the cast of Charlie Sheen's Anger Management as the bartender at the bar where Charlie's therapist character hangs out. Butler [...]

Charlie Sheen Returns to TV in June, Possibly For Good

Charlie Sheen's new show Anger Management is premiering on FX in June, and Russell Brand's late night series Strangely Uplifting will begin in April. By far the most frightening piece of news here is that if the first ten episode stretch of Anger Management does well enough, "it will trigger a 90-episode pickup." 90?! Dear God! The humanity! It's like FX is a Bond villain who's rigged up some doomsday device that will destroy all of Tokyo if enough people insult his moustache. We have to be strong, America. We can't watch this show's first ten episodes unless we want Charlie Sheen to be ranting and [...]

'Anger Management' Is Getting 90 More Episodes

Yes, 90. Not 9. Well, they will get another 9 but then another 81 on top of that. As was the deal from the start, if Anger Management met a secret ratings threshold than it would be guaranteed 90 more episodes that would all shoot within the next two years. And with 100 episodes guaranteed, the producers are already starting to look for homes for syndication. The premiere of Anger Management broke records but ratings have steadily dropped ever since, landing just shy of 2 million for the finale. This apparently was more than good enough. So, expect to continue to not watch Anger Management [...]

To Profile Charlie Sheen, 'Newsweek' Sent in a War Correspondent

Newsweek knew that they needed someone pretty tough to go profile Charlie Sheen, so they skipped the standard roster of entertainment reporters and went with someone who they knew could handle a disaster: Australian war reporter Michael Ware. And it sounds like he was the right man for the job: We break away and scamper up the carpeted steps, ostensibly to grab a suitably warm addition for my ill-prepared outfit, the same as I wore the day before and have evidently slept in. The movie star scoops up my jacket without breaking stride, and we slam to a halt in one of the domain’s smaller en suites. We [...]

Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management' Looks Super Subtle in its First Teaser Trailer

The first teaser trailer for Charlie Sheen's new FX show, Anger Management, is here. In it, Charlie causes a literal trainwreck. Get it??

FX Is Putting A Lot of Eggs in the June 28 Basket

Louie, Wilfred, Charlie Sheen's Anger Management, and Russell Brand's Strangely Uplifting will all premiere on FX on the same day, June 28. Here are some things that could go wrong with this programming strategy:

- a nationwide power outage on June 28

- Charlie Sheen and Russell Brand strike up a huge beef in May when Charlie and Katy Perry are seen canoodling at a club, forcing the viewing public to choose sides and not watch the enemy's show

- someone really, really famous (Oprah?) dies on June 28 and everyone's too busy looking at Twitter to watch TV

- cable installers schedule a union strike [...]