Amber Tamblyn to play Charlie's daughter in 'Two and a Half Men'

MUMBAI: CBS' Two and a Half Men has found Charlie Harper's long-lost daughter.

House alum Amber Tamblyn has been tapped to join the Chuck Lorre comedy as a recurring guest star for season 11.

The Joan of Arcadia star will play Jenny, the illegitimate lesbian daughter of Charlie (Charlie Sheen), who moves to LA to pursue acting and connect with what's left of her family. She likes everything her dad liked - including women. Tamblyn will recur in at least five episodes of the CBS comedy, with an option to become a series regular.

CBS renewed Men in April for an 11th season, with Angus T. Jones' role reduced to a recurring status as the 19-year-old attends college - something that Lorre champions, as the young actor has spent more time on a TV set than at school.

"It's really commendable that he wants to make that the next part of his life," Lorre said, acknowledging Jones' controversial remarks aimed at the show that made him a star. "He misstepped last year, and it's just not fair to judge him on that. I certainly hope he comes back from time to time. But for now he's embarking on a new life."

Tamblyn most recently starred in CBS' Anatomy of Violence drama pilot from the creators of Homeland. It was passed over in May. Her credits include episodes of Portlandia and Inside Amy Schumer as well as 127 Hours, Django Unchained and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants movies.

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