By Whitney Pastorek
Updated January 07, 2010 at 12:00 PM EST

According to the AP, a judge in Aspen, Colo., has ruled that Charlie Sheen must appear in person at a Feb. 8 hearing on charges that the actor threatened his wife, Brooke, with a knife. Sheen was arrested Christmas Day on suspicion of felony menacing, domestic violence and other charges. The couple is reportedly trying to reconcile.