“Charlie's base pay on the show was $1.25 million an episode. We've learned Ashton will get more than half - more than $625,000 but less than $900,000," TMZ.com quoted a source as saying. It is reported that Charlie was paid more than $2 million an episode.
CBS boss Les Moonves is expected to announce Ashton"s entry to 'Two and a Half Men' very soon. However, the Punk"d star will not play Charlie Harper character. Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones are also expected to join the cast.