LOS ANGELES, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Charlie Sheen says he is looking forward to the opening episode of the new season of "Two and a Half Men," showing the funeral of his character, Charlie Harper.
Sheen, whose abrupt departure rocked the popular series, told TMZ.com he planned to party in his home theater with some of his closest friends.
"I will be watching my fake funeral, attended by my fake ex-girlfriends, from my very, very real movie theater, with my very real hotties in tow," Sheen told the celebrity news Web site.
TMZ said the funeral episode will include Jenny McCarthy and many of the more-memorable girlfriends who paraded through Harper's beachfront pad. Also appearing will be Melanie Lynskey, who had a long-running role as Rose, the lovelorn, next-door neighbor.
John Stamos, once touted as a possible candidate to join the "Two and a Half Men" cast following Sheen's departure before the decision was made to go with Ashton Kutcher, also will appear in the episode as a friend of Harper's, TMZ said.