How i met your father

Cobie Smulders, Neil patrick Harris and Josh Radnor ~ above 'How ich Met her Mother.'Monty Brinton/CBS


Grab her yellow umbrella! after ~ plenty von speculation, a How ich Met her Mother spinoff was finally confirmed bei April 2021 und diehard fan are convinced it möchte be legen — wait for it — dary.

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Affectionately referred to as HIMYM, the cbs series came kommen sie a near after ripe seasons an March 2014 — and its controversial dauern continued kommen sie spark discussions online zum years to come. Neil patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Josh Radnor, Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel starred bei the original series, with Bob Saget narrating.

Shortly after the end of HIMYM, creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas teamed hoch with Greta Gerwig and writer Emily Spivey zu work on a pilot zum a follow-up series titled How i Met her Dad. Though audiences were passionate to seen what ns next chapter would certainly bring, the zeigen was not picked up.

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It wasn’t for another seven years that fans got your wish and an official HIMYM spinoff was announced. Hilary Duff, who formerly fought zum a Lizzie McGuire revival, nabbed the starring role in Hulu’s How i Met her Father bei April 2021. She so scored a developing credit.

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“I’ve been extremely lucky an my career zu play some wonderful characters and I’m spring forward zu taking on die role des Sophie,” die Younger alum told Deadline at die time. “As a huge fans of How i Met her Mother, ns honored and even a little nervous that Carter and Craig would certainly trust me with the sequel von their baby. Isaac and elisabeth are brilliant, and I can’t wait zu work alongside them und all des their genius. … i realize these are big shoes to fill und I’m excited kommen sie slip my bei there.”

Aptaker and Berger, who functioned together on NBC’s This zu sein Us, later told The hollywood Reporter the they to be “so honored zu be carrying ns torch” zum the new series. “We can not wait zum audiences kommen sie meet Sophie and her crew, und watch them come into their own and find love bei modern-day new York City,” die dynamic duo noted. “And we hope nobody thinks it’s monster that bob Saget will be playing old Hilary Duff’s voice.”

No hints have been as zu who can actually take over die narration des Sophie’s journey, but die spinoff zu sein sure to pay homage zu HIMYM there is no being in exact copy. However, longtime fans shouldn’t expect any kind of OG stars to make a cameo.

“I have given How i Met your Mother very wenig thought,” Harris teased in March 2018, telling TV guide that “chapter is dafür complete and full von story” and the entire mannschaft was proud of their “final lap.”

The Glee alum continued, “I really just look zurück on that chapter with an excellent fondness. Ich just nothing feel like there’s noþeles left zu do, really.”

Radnor, zum his part, has been trying to put his HIMYM days behind him. “I practically never think about ,” the told GQ in March 2018. “It’s a monster thing, when you haven’t done something in almost four years. But people will still come up to me and say, ‘I just watched ns series weil das the eighth time, all the way through.’ und I’m like, ‘That’s auch much. Did you do it gotta relocate on.’ … It’s such a part of certain people’s lives.”