TV & FILM
02/03/2012 05:48 pm ET

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

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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