Hilary Duff is all set for starring in ‘How I Met Your Mother’ sequel
Duff’s upcoming tale is telling her son the story that how she met his father in the near future, a story that transports us to 2021, where Sophie and her close-knit community of friends are finding out who they are, what they want out of life, and how to fall in love in the environment of dating apps and infinite opportunities.
According to a source familiar with the series, it’s still unclear whether and how the new show will connect to the original. “I’ve been extremely fortunate in my career to play some wonderful roles and I’m looking forward to taking on the part of Sophie,” Duff said of her excitement to star in the series.
Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, co-showrunners of “This Is Us” and co-creators of “Love, Victor,” work as writers and production staff on the news series. Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, the writers of “How I Met Your Mother,” are also executive producers. In addition to working star, Duff will produce, with Adam Londy serving as co-executive producer of this Series. The new series will be produced by 20th Television and also produced the original. Right now, the studio has an overall contract with Aptaker and Berger.
From 2005 to 2014, CBS broadcasted ‘How I Met Your Mother.’ Cobie Smulders (Robin Scherbatsky), Josh Radnor (Ted Mosby), Neil Patrick Harris (Barney Stinson), Alyson Hannigan, Jason Segel (Marshall Erikson), appeared in the pop culture phenomenon (Lily Aldrin). An older version of Radnor’s character Ted Mosby was voiced by Bob Saget. Ted Mosby character played by Radnor, explains to his children the story of how he met their mother in the series. ‘HIMYM’ won three Emmys and was nominated for a Golden Globe during its nine-season run.
A ‘How I Met Your Dad’ Comedy series was revealed months before the sitcom’s series finale aired in 2014. According to CBS, Greta Gerwig was set to star in the film, but Deadline announced two years later that the show would be called ‘How I Met Your Father’ and would feature all-new characters.
The show was also set to be written by Aptaker and Berger, but the idea was placed on hold in 2017. The release date for ‘How I Met Your Father’ on Hulu is currently unknown. Currently, Paramount is streaming the final season of ‘Younger,’ with the finale set for June 10. According to the Report you not able to see Duff’s character Kelsey Peters in the series again.
The show’s producer, Darren Star is working on a spinoff series.