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Rob Lowe Won't Replace Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men'

March 11, 2011 (3:08 am) GMT
Michael Schur, the executive producer for Rob's TV series 'Parks and Recreation', insists he will not release the 46-year-old actor to replace Charlie.
Rob Lowe Won't Replace Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men'

The boss behind 's TV show "" is adamant the actor will not be released from his contract to replace in "". Sheen was sensationally fired from the hit sitcom on Monday, March 7, following a long-running war of words with TV executives and show creator Chuck Lorre.

He has since threatened to sue over his contract termination, while speculation has turned to whether the show will continue with another actor in the lead role. Lowe is rumored to have been approached about the job, but he is tied to his current project, "Parks and Recreation", in a "multi-year contract," according to the show's executive producer Michael Schur.

During a panel discussion at the PaleyFest TV conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, March 9, Schur was asked whether Lowe would be able to juggle his job on "Parks and Recreation" with a possible role in "Two and a Half Men", according to the Hollywood Reporter. He replied, "It's going to be hard...There's no truth [to the rumors].. The internet lit a match and set itself on fire."

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