The rumour about the Entourage actor comes after Rob Lowe and John Stamos, among others, were linked with the part.
But Pivenâs rep Stan Rosenfield spoke to E! News and said: â[Neither Piven] nor anyone who reps him knows anything about this.â?
It had been reported that CBS were considering rehiring Sheen, but TMZ claimed the story was untrue and cited sources connected to the show who said that Warner Bros. and not CBS would make any decision about the erstwhile star.
And anyway, who would want to replace Sheen? Firstly, youâd be taking over an existing character after over 7 seasons, and secondly, could you imagine the reaction from the man himself?