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'Anger Management' looking to add a "sexy" and "neurotic" actress to the line-up

Selma Blair and Charlie Sheen

Out with the old, and in with the new. After Selma Blair exited ‘Anger Management’ without warning on Tuesday, the series has been forced to search for her replacement. The new role will begin as a multi-episode guest arc with the potential to turn into a series regular. FX has released a breakdown of what they are looking for in this replacement woman.

"If Charlie and Kate were like Sam and Diane on Cheers, then you are Rebecca. Tough, career driven, neurotic and you wear your heart on your sleeve. And you hate yourself for eventually becoming attracted to Charlie.” The role calls for a woman who is “gorgeous, sexy” and Latina or Caucasian in her 30s or 40s. This yet-to-be named woman will be Sheen’s co-author on the book created from the sex study research Sheen and Kate were working on before Blair left the series.

Blair was reportedly dismissed from the show earlier this week by Sheen through a crass text message in which he called her a “c---”. That level of maturity, in my opinion, is on par with breaking up with someone through a text message. Sheen and Blair had a tense working relationship, stemming from the actresses open questioning of Sheen’s work ethic on the series.

Are you going to miss Blair on ‘Anger Management’? Who do you think they should cast in the new role?


Details
Person:
- Selma Blair
- Charlie Sheen
Show:
- Anger Management
Network:
- FX

Written by: Rachel Anne
Jun 21st, 2013, 9:35 pm

Images courtesy of FX

john.vseta

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Since: 22/Apr/12
Message Posted On Jun 27th, 2013, 11:17 pm

She is not bad looking nor a bad actress in general, but for comedy? Not so much I'd say - she managed to kill most of her funny lines, so hopefully this changeup will be for better. However good luck to her and stick to drama I guess...

Anonymous

Message Posted On Jun 23rd, 2013, 1:18 am
pays, I meant to say, of course!
Anonymous

Message Posted On Jun 23rd, 2013, 1:17 am
charlie sheen payes forward what was done to him after clamoring to high heaven about how unfair it all was.. A clas act, he is NOT. Love Selma btw, she rocks.
Anonymous

Message Posted On Jun 22nd, 2013, 3:08 am
she reminded me of a dominatrix on drugs , I didn't like her acting . I think she took the very funny Charlie lines and tried to make it all about her . you know its TV because , who in real life would put up with a hideous creature like her ? good bye Selma and good riddens , don't let the door hit your ass on the way out hahaha
Scotsmania

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Points: 10.1
Since: 21/May/13
Message Posted On Jun 22nd, 2013, 12:26 am

I think the question should be more "who in their right mind would want the role?"

darrylhaines

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Since: 02/Mar/10
Message Posted On Jun 21st, 2013, 11:03 pm

Not going to miss her, didn't think that much of her charactrer to be honest.

This shake up should be good for season 3.

 

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