'Parks and Recreation' exec producer Mike Schur: 'Zero truth' to rumors of Rob Lowe replacing Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men' | EW.com

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'Parks and Recreation' exec producer Mike Schur: 'Zero truth' to rumors of Rob Lowe replacing Charlie Sheen on 'Two and a Half Men'

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Fans of Parks and Recreation, you may breathe a sigh of relief: Rob Lowe isn’t leaving Indiana. Despite rumors that the actor could replace the fired Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men – an idea, by the way, that even got Sheen’s endorsementParks executive producer Mike Schur tells EW that there is “zero truth” to that scenario. “Rob is a full-time cast member and his contract extends many years in the future, so there’s no possible way that could happen,” he says. “It was a classic Internet rumor that got way out of hand.” Borrowing a word from Lowe’s character, ultra-optimistic auditor Chris Traeger, Schur declared:  ”There is literally no chance that he can go to another show right now.” Lowe guest starred on the final two episodes of season 2 before becoming a regular cast member on Parks this season.

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