June 14th, 2011
01:28 PM ET
Charlie Sheen's gotten the boot from one sitcom, but there are reports flying about that he's getting ready to land another.
According to TMZ, the actor – who was fired from his “Two and Half Men” gig back in March and was subsequently replaced by Ashton Kutcher – is in talks to get his own sitcom on an unnamed broadcast network.
The site reports that Sheen's in "deep negotiations" to crank out a sitcom that would be written around him. Apparently if the deal actually happens, the show wouldn't need a pilot and would go straight to series, airing as early as January.
However, there's still the question as to what mystery network is interested in taking on a rumored Sheen show. According to Deadline, ABC, CBS and NBC aren't in on it, which leaves Fox, the same network where Sheen had an "exploratory meeting" in March.
Deadline reports that there are those in the industry who aren't sure who would take the actor on at this point, with an anonymous studio exec saying, "He is uninsurable."
MSNBC's the Scoop cites an unnamed source claiming this is just a rumor planted by Sheen's camp to keep the conversation going about the actor, who's been laying relatively low.
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