At long last, Charlie Sheen has settled his lawsuit against Warner Bros. and Two and a Half Men show-runner Chuck Lorre following Sheen’s firing from the program last spring.
Sheen filed a $100 million lawsuit after Warner Bros. shut down production of the show this past March to force him to seek treatment for his substance abuse issues and refused to let him return to work, leading to Sheen’s highly public meltdown and eventual firing.
In a statement yesterday, the studio said, “Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre and Charlie Sheen have resolved their dispute to the parties' mutual satisfaction. The pending lawsuit and arbitration will be dismissed as to all parties. The parties have agreed to maintain confidentiality over the terms of the settlement.”
None of the three parties would comment further on the deal, but sources close to Sheen told The Wall Street Journal that the actor received “around $20 million to $25 million” for the episodes he had already made. Last week, the Los Angeles Times reported that number to be closer to $25 million.