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Selma Blair Cast In Charlie Sheen's 'Anger Management'

02/03/2012 05:48 pm ET

It's official! Selma Blair has been cast in Charlie Sheen's new FX dark comedy "Anger Management."

Blair, who last starred in the ill-fated NBC comedy "Kath & Kim," will play Kate. According to EW.com, Kate, who's described as Charlie’s "best friend with benefits," a fellow therapist who helps Charlie control his anger and uses radical approach with patients.

"Anger Management" will see Sheen playing a therapist who leads two therapy groups -- one in a prison and one un-incarcerated. He also live a complicated life, including an ex-wife (Shawnee Smith) and 13-year-old obsessive compulsive daughter. FX has ordered 10 initial episodes, and as long as those episodes reach a certain ratings mark, Sheen's series will be greenlit for an unprecedented 90 additional episodes.

During the winter Television Critics Association press tour, showrunner Bruce Helford told a group of critics that, "Everyone in the world calls to say they want to do [this] show."

A premiere date for "Anger Management" has not yet been set, but production is reportedly set to start in March.

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