Posted Sep 20, 2011 12:31 am CDT
A Warner Bros. spokesman denies it. But the Company Town blog of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that the studio is close to agreeing to pay $25 million to actor Charlie Sheen to settle his lawsuit over being fired from his leading role in the hit show Two and a Half Men.
Sheen had sought $100 million in the wrongful termination suit. He was the highest-paid actor in television at the time of his firing, earning $1.2 million per episode, the newspaper says. The $25 million figure would represent his share of profits from the show.
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