Fall TV Preview

Two and a Half Men First Look: Ashton Kutcher Takes Center Stage

Here’s your first look at a brand new publicity still from the upcoming ninth season of Two and a Half Men, premiering Monday, Sept. 19, at 9/8c.

Funny, it looks just like the hit sitcom’s old publicity still… save for one very subtle tweak. Can you spot it?!

Comedy Central Skeds Charlie Sheen Roast on Same Night as Ashton Kutcher’s Two and a Half Men Debut



Comments (73)

  • Would it have hurt to have Ashton wash & comb his hair and wear a suit that fits?

    Comment by maggie – July 28, 2011 12:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I think they have people doing that for him. If I had to guess, the new long hair and beard are for the role. I’m betting Lorre wanted a whole new look for his new leading man.

      Comment by Ryan – July 28, 2011 12:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Agreed!! Ashton did really well w/ his long hair on “Thats 70s Show”, CBS knows that so maybe they decided 2 jus try that out & C what the viewers think. IDK…

        Comment by tasha – July 31, 2011 08:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Ashton looks that way because that’s the way the producers want his character to look like Actors have to change the color or length or style of their hair all the time for roles.

      Comment by Rhonda – July 28, 2011 12:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • it’s actually kind of cute that you think he walked out of bed and made the execs let him take the pic like that.

      Comment by alex – July 29, 2011 04:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Jake use to be in the middle of Charlie & Allen
    Now Ashton is in the middle.

    Comment by Laurel – July 28, 2011 12:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Thats cause he’s the half man

      Comment by Psy-Ko – July 28, 2011 12:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It was a rhetorical question.

      Comment by Aim – July 28, 2011 12:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wonder how it feels to bust your ass for years on a TV show and then have some guy come in and take center stage at last minute. Other than that, I did notice a small tweak in the promo pic: Angus grew even more considerably!

    Comment by Michael – July 28, 2011 12:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Not sure working 1 day a week is busting ass, but he should have thought of that before being obnoxiously hateful, and going NUTS! I’ve loved the show since the beginning, and hope Charlie gets serious real help, but he deserved to be gone, and I’m looking forward to watching the new season.

      Comment by really? – July 28, 2011 12:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I’m just guessing that Michael was referring to Jon Cryer. And while I don’t work in the business, I think there is a little more than one day a week involved in producing a weekly sitcom – even for the actors. I had also hoped that Jon would get “promoted” in the wake of Charlie’s meltdown… and I was rooting for Andrew McCarthy… Blaine and Ducky, together again.

        Comment by Stefany – July 28, 2011 12:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • I was hoping that, too. I wanted to see Herb move in with Allen because Judith kicked him out, too. They would have been hilarious together!

          Comment by lisa – July 28, 2011 07:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • I *was* talking about Jon Cryer. Kutcher didn’t exactly come in and take center stage from Charlie Sheen. Thank you :)

          Comment by Michael – July 28, 2011 08:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
          • I would think Kutcher is in the center of the picture because he’s taller than Cryer or Jones. I don’t think John Cryer’s character is going to get slighted. Cryer has been so gracious during this whole ordeal where his job was threatened because of someone else’s destructive behavior. In fact, Alan Harper might even fair better and be able to shine a bit more now.

            Comment by Kay – July 28, 2011 08:59 PM PDT  
      • I totally agree with Michael. I’ve love Two and a half Men from start, Charlie deserves to be gone, Hope Ashton does well and we enjoy many more seasons, just hope it can center on something other than premiscious sex and get back more to just comedy.!!!

        Comment by Brenda Rathbone – August 2, 2011 04:28 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Seriously, he looks like the Geico caveman.

    Comment by Kat – July 28, 2011 12:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ashton is the half?! Cute

    Comment by evs – July 28, 2011 12:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ashton is in the middle now, not Jake. Does that mean Ashton is the new half man?

    Comment by Jeff – July 28, 2011 12:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Not to sound corny, but I think you nailed it. I think Kutcher’s character, Raymond, will end up being a long lost family member who inherits Charlie’s fortune. He will probably play a a dumb character similar to Kelso on That ’70s Show.

      Comment by Ryan – July 28, 2011 12:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Maybe he’s the half man because he’s a pre-op transexual! Boom! Got it!

      Comment by Lauren – July 28, 2011 03:27 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Kutcher’s in the middle… MAYBE HE’S ALAN’S SON?

    or Charlie’s son?

    either way, Jake used to be in the middle and wearing the red bow tie… hmmmmm

    Comment by Pia – July 28, 2011 12:14 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ashton’s Tie is Red.

    Comment by jj – July 28, 2011 12:15 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • haha… I was hoping that they would remake the opening sometime soon.. bc Jake’s head kept getting cut off.. since hes so tall. haha I think I remember the producers of the show said that the openings would eventually look like the two men were getting smaller and Jake would get bigger. Then when it happened I thought.. THEY WERE RIGHT! LOL!

    Comment by EveDallas – July 28, 2011 12:16 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It would have looked pretty dumb if they had just kept the same credits and photoshopped Kutcher in there and removed Sheen. I too am glad they are redoing the opening sequence. It would be cool if they actually sang it… and hilarious if it is purposely sung bad since before they had pros doing the job!

      Comment by Ryan – July 28, 2011 12:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Red bow tie on Ashton. Wonder if it means anything significant, or they just wanted him to stand out even more??

    Comment by Mikaylah – July 28, 2011 12:17 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • i see it! its that Angus T. Jones is looking pretty dang good

    Comment by wichita – July 28, 2011 12:19 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Angus looks very handsome in contrary to that sleazy looking Ashton. Bah, I hate him already. I’ll only watch the show because of that unbelievably good playing Jon Cryer. His humor is stunning, can’t watch the 8th season enough. He and Angus will make the show, Ashton doesn’t have to be there at all, they could have make Judith’s baby be a boy and be Alan’s son who moved in with them, that would have been fun. But Ashton? Please!!! Well, we’ll see if the show will be fun like it was for so long.

      Comment by Kerry – July 29, 2011 04:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wait… Kutcher is at the spot, where Angus used to stand…

    Comment by waytodawn – July 28, 2011 12:31 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Angus got hot! I feel kinda pervy saying that since he’s underage but you have to admit that kid looks good.

    Comment by Grace – July 28, 2011 12:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Why do you think all is calculated? (Ashton in the middle, the red tie,…). You try to fathom too much, I’m sure all is pure coincidence.

    Comment by Till – July 28, 2011 12:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Seriously, this show needs to die already … the only reason to watch it AT ALL is Conchata Ferrell.

    Comment by Jesse – July 28, 2011 12:53 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Love Conchata!(Anyone remember Hot L Baltimore?)

      Comment by Kathy – July 28, 2011 01:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I loved Hot L Baltimore. That show was sooo ahead of it’s time. I always think of that show when I see her. I wish they would re run it.

        Comment by Cathy – August 2, 2011 09:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I hope she is still with them on the show!!!

      Comment by Kerry – July 29, 2011 04:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • CBS needs to end Two and a Half Men by May 2012 even if the ratings goes down the toilet. :( :(

    Comment by Kevin – July 28, 2011 01:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I wish that Ashton would see fit to get a haircut. I can’t look at him without thinking that he looks like a Jesus portrait. Not very flattering look for him, IMHO. Having said that, the other photo of the trio with them apparently naked and holding the Two and Half Men banner just looks inappropriate if I think he looks like Jesus.

    Comment by Linda J – July 28, 2011 03:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • NOT GOING TO WATCH IT

    Comment by Lisa – July 28, 2011 04:07 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I can’t spot the difference :/

    Comment by airhead – July 28, 2011 04:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This opening sequence with the three of them singing always creeped me out

    Comment by Ryan – July 28, 2011 06:12 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I don’t like the new look but then again I don’t like Ashton Kutcher and I don’t know why he was cast. He’s did one reasonably successful ensemble sitcom years ago and since then nothing but commercials and movies that flopped. He can’t act and isn’t good looking – if he weren’t married to Demi Moore (and occasionally cheating on her) no one would know who he was!

    Bring back Sheen and make Men good again!

    Comment by Kate – July 28, 2011 06:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • If Men makes Kutcher a long lost relative and has him inherit it will be ridiculous. When you die intestate your spouse gets it all, no spouse then the kids get it all and if no kids or spouse then it goes to the parents. So, if they kill Charlie then Evelyn would inherit the house. Though over the years Charlie has had a will. I remember one ep where he was leaving everything to Berta and another where he was leaving it to Chelsea. After Chels dumped him he would have left it all to Jake so this plot is just stupid!

    Comment by Tina – July 28, 2011 06:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You are right with all that!! I find this storyline stupid, too!

      Comment by Kerry – July 29, 2011 04:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The best storyline to integrate Kutcher would be… to insert him as Charlie. After a few shows, no one would care, it is humorous and interesting, and the producers of the show get to slap Sheen in the face by demonstrating he is replaceable.

    Comment by drinking coffee – July 29, 2011 05:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • vulgar photo… just kill the show and come up with a spin off.

    I like Ashton, but this is a duchebag scenario.

    Comment by russel – August 2, 2011 11:22 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • this show is going to go down the toilet faster than a dump soaked in fish oil

    Ashton who? butcher

    oh no wait the creators butchered the show

    Comment by vince – August 6, 2011 07:30 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ashton looks like a homo.

    Comment by Troll – October 5, 2011 06:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I aggree with Troll.

    Comment by Troller – October 5, 2011 06:38 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with Troller.

    Comment by mynameispaul – October 5, 2011 06:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with mynameispaul.

    Comment by ssjgogeta1000 – October 5, 2011 06:39 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with ssjgogeta1000.

    Comment by narutofan4evahomiejee – October 5, 2011 06:40 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with narutofan4evahomiejee.

    Comment by justinbieberfan4evacuzimapreteengirl – October 5, 2011 06:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with justinbieberfan4evacuzimapreteengirl.

    He also sounds like a pre-teen boy. :)

    Comment by BartBaker – October 5, 2011 06:42 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I also agree with Bart Baker.

    Comment by bartsimpson – October 5, 2011 06:43 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with Bartsimpson

    Comment by Bobby – October 5, 2011 06:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with Bobby.

    Comment by Hank Hill – October 5, 2011 06:44 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with Hank Hill.

    Comment by Lil Jimmy – October 5, 2011 06:45 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I hate him, haters gonna hate.

    Comment by Hater – October 5, 2011 06:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He is indeed a bundle of sticks, Ashton KutcherisGAY.

    Comment by agree er – October 5, 2011 06:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Hahahahaahahahahahahahahahahah lolololol he looks homo.

    Comment by LOLATYOUGUYS – October 5, 2011 06:48 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I WAS a fan of 2 and a half men, but now I am not.

    I will never watch this show again, ever. I think I’m going to cry.

    Comment by 2 and a half men FAN – October 5, 2011 06:49 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I like to troll people :D

    Comment by Im a troller – October 5, 2011 06:50 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • He looks like a pedo bear :)

    Comment by Im a troller – October 5, 2011 06:51 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Charlie Sheen will be in my heart ALWAYS! <3

    Go away please Ashton. Go back to the 70s show please. :(

    Comment by Charlie Sheen 4eva – October 5, 2011 06:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • @im a troller gtfo troller!!!!!!!!

    Comment by hatergonnahate – October 5, 2011 06:52 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I hate how everyone is hating on Ashton Kutcher! Stop it! It’s not her fault that their was a job opening for two and a half men! She made me smile at one point in the show with a mediocre joke. Everyone stop being mean to her! D:

    Comment by ponypalz – October 5, 2011 06:54 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Ashton Kutcher your not funny, you look gay.

    Comment by Ashton Kutcher hater – October 5, 2011 06:55 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I think Ash is a great comedian! Don’t let all these people get to you Ashley, these haters are just jealous!!!! >:(

    They make me so angry!!! Stop hating on her!!! She’s funny!!! >:(

    Comment by Derpeythepwny – October 5, 2011 06:56 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I agree with Derpeythepwny leave him alone! He is a great actor.

    Comment by Troy – October 5, 2011 06:57 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • omg Ashton Kutcher looks hot!!!! :D

    Comment by Rebecca – October 5, 2011 06:58 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Stop hating on him, he is nice and cute.

    Comment by betty – October 5, 2011 07:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post

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