It’s been seven long years since his last major film role — hey, the man has clearly been busy — but, with his Two and a Half Men days behind him, Charlie Sheen is apparently ready to get the tiger blood pumping again in his movie career. EW has confirmed that, as first reported by Variety, Sheen will star alongside Jason Schwartzman in writer-director Roman Coppola’s indie A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charlie Swan III.
In a role that may give some glimpse into Sheen’s own mind (not that he’s exactly hiding anything), the actor will play a successful graphic designer and charming ladies’ man whose life starts to spiral out of control after his girlfriend breaks up with him. It’s been all too easy to forget amid all the roast-ready, Vatican-assassin-warlock craziness, but back in the days of Platoon and Wall Street, Sheen was one of Hollywood’s most highly respected young actors. We’ll see whether Charlie Swan can put him back in moviegoers’ good graces. But if it did, it would make for quite a winning turnaround, wouldn’t it?