Abbott plays Charlie, who seemed primed to have a prominent role in season three.

Update: This has been confirmed by HBO.

Put it to bed NBC.

That’s a bummer. He’s a great actor though so I’m sure we’ll be seeing him in movies and TV. I’d love to see him do more comedy for one. Freakshow anybody?

Charlie Sheen’s longtime publicist Stan Rosenfield released a statement today saying he’s no longer representing the actor. “I have worked with Charlie Sheen for a long time and care about him very much. However, at this time, I’m unable to work effectively as his publicist and have respectfully resigned.”