Charlie Sheen's Anger Management Show Picked up by FX

Entertainment Oct. 27, 2011 AT 7:16PM
Charlie Sheen's Anger Management Show Picked up by FX Credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images

He really is a rock star from Mars.

Charlie Sheen is returning to TV in summer 2012! The former Two and a Half Men star's new sitcom Anger Management -- loosely based on Jack Nicholson's 2003 flick of the same name -- was picked up by FX, a press release confirmed Thursday.

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FX has ordered 10 episodes of Anger Management from Lionsgate; in success, the network will pick up an additional 90 episodes.

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According to the release, Sheen, 46, "will retain a significant ownership stake in the series inspired by the film, in which an anger management therapist, who may need more counseling than his patients, wreaks havoc on the lives of his patients through his unconventional methods."

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Sheen was officially fired from his starring role on Two and a Half Men in March after erratic behavior and lashing out at show creator Chuck Lorre. 

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