Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Casting News - Charlie Sheen to Reunite with Chuck Lorre on Max's Upcoming Comedy 'How to Be a Bookie'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - April 18, 2023

Max's How to Be a Bookie and Peacock's Hysteria!.

  • Charlie Sheen will reunite with Chuck Lorre with a recurring role on the upcoming comedy starring Sebastian Maniscalco. Sheen and Lorre previously worked together on CBS' Two and a Half Men, which Lorre created and Sheen starred in for eight seasons. Sheen was ultimately fired in 2011 following a public meltdown and attacks on Lorre, also triggering a $100 million lawsuit against Lorre and Warner Bros. Television. Since then, the lawsuit was settled and Sheen has apologized for his behavior.
  • No details were immediately announced about the character he will be playing.
  • Emjay Anthony, Chiara Aurelia, Kezii Curtis and Nikki Hahn have joined the cast of the upcoming drama starring Julie Bowen. Anthony previously recurred on AppleTV+'s Physical. Aurelia starred in the first season of Freeform's Cruel Summer. Curtis guest starred on HBO's Insecure and Amazon's Modern Love. Hahn recurred on ABC's American Housewife.
  • Anthony, Aurelia and Curtis will play Dylan, Jordy and Spud, respectively, a trio of outcasts who use their town's Satanic Panic to their advantage by rebranding their heavy metal band Dethkrunch into a Satanic metal group, only to find themselves caught in the middle of a witch hunt.
  • Hahn will play Faith, a sheltered teenage girl whose life is forever changed by a shocking, traumatic crime.